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    Do the men in those countries lack the...

    Do the men in those countries lack the opportunities to compete? I don't think that's the reason for their low level of performance, but I could be wrong.

    For me, it is progressive when both women...
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    And he is male.

    And he is male.
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    But that did not stop Qatar from importing...

    But that did not stop Qatar from importing Shaheen, Shami, Abudullah, and other male runners. It also makes an striking contrast to Bahrain. And if you think all Bahraini athletes are imported, there...
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    Qatar is progressive? Look at their women's...

    Qatar is progressive? Look at their women's national records. They are very low levels, and some events don't even have any record. This indicates very limited women's participation in athletics.
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    US professional sports leagues operate on a...

    US professional sports leagues operate on a socialist model. Consider the followings.

    1. No one gets demoted for playing poorly. Why not have a relegation round between the worst team in MLB and...
  6. Thread: Pansexuality

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    You mean, like in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen,...

    You mean, like in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Sudan and a few others? Yes, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad once claimed there was no homosexual in Iran. I suspect he was wrong, and they are simply deep in closet...
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    "Rise" by Herb Alpert. I remember this very well,...

    "Rise" by Herb Alpert. I remember this very well, as it was my first year of listening to American Top 40.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rise_%28instrumental%29
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    College students are not alone... Perils of...

    College students are not alone...

    Perils of Perception

    https://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3466/Perceptions-are-not-reality-Things-the-world-gets-wrong.aspx
  9. Thread: Fun with maps

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    The Places in America Where College Football...

    The Places in America Where College Football Means the Most

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/08/upshot/the-places-in-america-where-college-football-means-the-most.html?ref=sports&_r=3&abt=0002&abg=0
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    "She Loves You." "Can't Buy Me Love." Both by...

    "She Loves You."
    "Can't Buy Me Love."

    Both by the Beatles.
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    If this was third week of December, then I assume...

    If this was third week of December, then I assume no more Supremes songs. I will try another Motown star.

    "My Guy" by Mary Wells.
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    Where Did Out Love Go. Baby Love. Both by the...

    Where Did Out Love Go.
    Baby Love.

    Both by the Supremes. Not sure if they had more in 1964.
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    I will nominate Wilson Kipsang -- winner in...

    I will nominate Wilson Kipsang -- winner in London (twice), Berlin and NYC plus WR.
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    The same song recorded by Marvin Gaye, Gladys...

    The same song recorded by Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight & Pips among other people?
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    Umm... sounds like Robert Putnam's "Bowling...

    Umm... sounds like Robert Putnam's "Bowling Alone." The United States used to have very strong "neighborhood" back in the days of Tockville.
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    http://www.iaaf.org/news/news/tirunesh-dibaba-preg...

    http://www.iaaf.org/news/news/tirunesh-dibaba-pregnant-sileshi-sihine

    "Dibaba’s younger sister Ejegayehu, the 2004 Olympic 10,000m silver medallist, gave birth earlier this year."

    Umm... and I...
  17. Would you mind clicking on the Wikipedia link...

    Would you mind clicking on the Wikipedia link below, and scroll down to "Athletes"?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_non-professional_marathon_runners
  18. Is Bill Demong still competing in cross country...

    Is Bill Demong still competing in cross country skiing?
  19. Among the "Athletes" listed below, I assume...

    Among the "Athletes" listed below, I assume Button, Kovalainen, Leonard, Petty, Rudeforth and Waltrip were active at the time they ran marathons. (Button has an impressive 2:58 in Honolulu, which is...
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    Harvard? You mean, this school? ...

    Harvard? You mean, this school?

    http://espn.go.com/blog/collegebasketballnation/post/_/id/63787/harvard-academic-scandal-haunts-hoops
  21. Thread: Ebola in the US

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    "Threats to Americans, ranked (by actual threat...

    "Threats to Americans, ranked (by actual threat instead of media hype)"

    http://www.vox.com/2014/10/17/6988377/threats-to-americans-ranked-ebola-isis-russia-furniture
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    Have you ever heard of "a tip of the iceberg"?

    Have you ever heard of "a tip of the iceberg"?
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    Wooden certainly belongs to a different era. But...

    Wooden certainly belongs to a different era. But what makes you think that Krzyzewski's program has done it "the right way"?

    Here is a 13 yr old article, and I don't think things have turned for...
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    ACA: Who Was Helped Most. ...

    ACA: Who Was Helped Most.

    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/10/29/upshot/obamacare-who-was-helped-most.html?_r=0&abt=0002&abg=0
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    You are assuming that the tough "right" decision...

    You are assuming that the tough "right" decision is "right" in the eyes of the general public and the stakeholders alike. That's far from the truth.

    Any move that is seen as against the interests...
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