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Gender and sexuality as continuums rather than two-sided coins in Jared Diamond’s ‘The Third Chimpanzee’

Episode 2 of Cosmos dealt with the always controversial subject of evolution. I thought the show provided a wonderful and very accessible overview of the subject, but at the end of the show my husband, who is not a scientist, was ready to hear more. Being ever the bookworm, my answer was, to him and anyone else who might feel the same way, read Jared Diamond’s The Third Chimpanzee.

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Top 10 reasons why Lestat is the sexiest vampire ever (and why we’re thrilled he’s coming back)

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Anne Rice has just announced that she is writing the next book in the Vampire Chronicles, a sequel to Queen of the Damned, to be called Prince Lestat. We're completely thrilled by this as we feel that Lestat is far and away the sexiest vampire ever. As such, we thought we'd have a little light-hearted fun and list the Top 10 reasons why this is so.

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Crucifying Lynn Shepherd for her post about J.K. Rowling will only perpetuate a negative cycle

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On Feb. 21 author Lynn Shepherd posted an opinion piece on The Huffington Post in which she pleaded for J.K. Rowling to stop writing books for the adult market. But as I witnessed the severe backlash against Shepherd I felt compelled to defend not just her but anyone who has been viciously attacked on social media in ways that are arguably unfair. This is my defense.

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