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More “Legitimate Rape” Craziness

We all know that former Senate candidate Todd Akin decided to go out on a limb and discuss something he knew little or nothing about when he discussed female ovulation and “legitimate rape.” His fellow Republican Richard Mourdock from Indiana had similar comments. They both lost their Senate races. Now, for some reason, Representative Phil Gingrey, Republican from Georgia who was also a physician (OB/GYN), has decided to throw his “knowledge” into the ring. The Marietta Daily Journal reported: In Missouri, Todd Akin … was asked by a local news source about rape and he said, “Look, in a legitimate rape

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Babies lip-read

This is a very cool finding which is obvious to everyone who has studied babies. Sometimes it seems as if they are staring at your lips. They are playing with your lips while you are talking. Now, we know what they are doing. From WaPo: Babies don’t learn to talk just from hearing sounds. New research suggests they’re lip-readers too. It happens during that magical stage when a baby’s babbling gradually changes from gibberish into syllables and eventually into that first “mama” or “dada.” Florida scientists discovered that starting around age 6 months, babies begin shifting from the intent eye gaze

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