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    Around the time PIE started its vast spread across Europe and much of Asia, a mutation allowed people to drink milk beyond early childhood.

    It makes me wonder if the expansion was because adults who weren't lactose-intolerant grew in population and had to move to new territories. Yet, I haven't read anything that puts the two phenomena on the same timeline. Would one of you have that information?

    The furor over Friday's [10.5] job report revealed a political movement that is rooting for American failure, so obsessed with taking down Obama that good news drives its members into a blind rage. -Paul Krugman

    by Judge Moonbox on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 08:06:30 AM PDT

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