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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2018 4:03 p.m. PST

"Now, three centuries of historical records show that women don't just outlive men in normal times: They're more likely to survive even in the worst of circumstances, such as famines and epidemics, researchers report.

Most of the life expectancy gender gap was due to a female survival advantage in infancy rather than adulthood, the researchers found. In times of adversity, newborn girls are more likely to survive.

The fact that women have an edge in infancy, when behavioral differences between the sexes are minimal, supports the idea that explanation is at least partly biological, the researchers say…"
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GreenLeader11 Jan 2018 4:04 p.m. PST

"There are a great many myths and misconceptions which surround the Boer War, but arguably the biggest of the lot is that of ‘who started it?'. On the face of it, this is a fairly straight-forward question to answer – or so one would think. It is undeniable, for example, that the republics mobilised first, and equally so that it was they who issued an Ultimatum and then declared war. It is also undeniable that, upon declaring war, it was the republics who then sent invasion forces across their borders (in all directions) to capture and annex British territory…"

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GreenLeader11 Jan 2018 4:05 p.m. PST

"There are a great many myths and misconceptions which surround the Boer War, but arguably the biggest of the lot is that of ‘who started it?'. On the face of it, this is a fairly straight-forward question to answer – or so one would think. It is undeniable, for example, that the republics mobilised first, and equally so that it was they who issued an Ultimatum and then declared war. It is also undeniable that, upon declaring war, it was the republics who then sent invasion forces across their borders (in all directions) to capture and annex British territory…"

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dilettante Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2018 6:42 p.m. PST

But can they survive THE BUG!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2018 10:27 a.m. PST

(smile)

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