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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
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Italy outlaws 'you don't have the balls'

Italy outlaws 'you don't have the balls' | this curious life | Scoop.it
Highest appeals court rules it a crime to use phrase after case in which JP questioned existence of lawyer's testicles...

 

'With all the solemnity on which it can draw, Italy's highest appeals court has ruled it is a crime to utter the words: "You don't have the balls." And for reasons that are potentially as controversial as the judgment itself...........'

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On the origin of music by means of natural selection

On the origin of music by means of natural selection | this curious life | Scoop.it
Do away with the DJ and scrap the composer. A computer program powered by Darwinian natural selection and the musical tastes of 7,000 website users may be on the way to creating a perfect pop tune, according to new research.

 

'The scientists set out to test a theory that cultural changes in language, art and music evolve through Darwinian natural selection, in a similar way to how living things evolve......................'

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