Pay Them With Perfume

Pay Them With Perfume

Pay Them With Perfume In our last exciting episodes, trees had defied gravity, scraped the skies, and with 200,000 leaves per tree had hogged up all the sunlight.  You a land plant only a few feet high, were frantically trying to work around the edges of that light...
Sex Shreds The Rules

Sex Shreds The Rules

Sex Shreds The Rules More than almost anything else in the universe, sex calls on us to radically reexamine our scientific assumptions.  And to toss some of them away.  Why? Remember, you, a mere land plant 500,000 years ago, used an industrial process so intricate...
The Three Payoffs of Sex

The Three Payoffs of Sex

The Three Payoffs of Sex So sex has three big payoffs. Payoff number one.  The male-female combo is a way of tapping into the power of what game theorists call “mixed strategies.”  Males are gambles on wild exploration.  Exploration so dangerous that less than one in...