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Politics, Culture, Philosophy
  • Rachel Maddow
  • Frank Schaeffer
  • Roberto Ruiz

Mike Flynn quick to distance himself from Qanon-tied eventRachel Maddow shares the news that after reports by Mother Jones and others of Michael Flynn's [...]

Nuclear monitoring stations fall silent after Russian explosionMichael R. Gordon, national security correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, talks with Rachel Ma [...]

August explosion not Russia's first nuclear incident this summerRachel Maddow points out that this month's nuclear incident in Nyonoksa is not Russia's fi [...]

Iceland mourns loss of glacier destroyed by climate changeRachel Maddow reports on Iceland's Okjokull glacier, which has lost its status as a glacier as [...]

To advise patients fully, Planned Parenthood rejects federal cashAlexis McGill Johnson, acting president and CEO of Planned Parenthood, talks with Rachel Maddow abou [...]

Americans in every state rally for gun reform as Trump wafflesRachel Maddow reports on gun reform protests taking place in every single U.S. state over the weeken [...]

Massive crowds flood Hong Kong streets protesting for democracyRachel Maddow reports on nearly a quarter of the entire population of Hong Kong taking the streets d [...]

United States descends into new nuclear arms race with RussiaRachel Maddow shares new Defense Department video of a missile test launch that follows the abandonm [...]

Hospital staff not told of nuclear risk of Russian blast: reportsRachel Maddow shares the latest reporting on the mysterious nuclear emergency that left several peop [...]

Roger Stone haunted by his own words (and movie fandom) at trialJoyce Vance, former U.S. attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about whether a clip from the movie The [...]

By Gregory Paul | 11 October 2003Free Inquiry magazine “You know what happens when atheists take ove [...]

By Mary Papenfuss Read at HuffPost The mother “had this lost look,” an immigrant rights advocate tol [...]

“So I think, you know, I think our family was involved in helping to launch a horror show.” –Frank S [...]

After years of a hateful lunatic in the presidency, how do we make our way back into love, beauty an [...]

The El Paso shooter said he wanted to stop the immigrant “invasion” of America. As recently as May, [...]

Killer clowns are taking over: Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage, Donald Trump, Narendra Modi, Jair Bolson [...]

Trump sees the presidency as a giant megaphone for stoking racial and ethnic hatred. He seeks to dem [...]

Trump’s disgusting comments telling Americans to “go back where they come from” is classic racism. M [...]

Frank Schaeffer: From Helping Found the Religious Right to Embracing Uncertainty and Finding Communi [...]

This July 4th Trump’s goons on Border Patrol are using a secret Facebook page joking about children [...]

After having been unjustly convicted of the bogus charges brought against him in that most infamous [...]

The Philosophy of Christopher NolanEver since I first watched Memento and its fascinating exploration of the philosophical question of [...]

Voltaire - CandideThe philosophical problem of evil—the question of how the existence of unnecessary suffering is poss [...]

Arrow - A Celebration of LoveLife is hard enough as it is. Existence, in many ways, is suffering. Obviously, some have it much wo [...]

If 'Despacito' Were Written by an Evo-Devo BiologistIf you are a geek, you are likely to get excited over things others might find boring, laughable, la [...]

James Baldwin Debates William F. BuckleyJames Baldwin, the great essayist, poet, civil rights activist, writer and orator, would have turned [...]

Genius of the Ancient World - SocratesFew figures have been more important and influential in the history of civilization than the ancient [...]

The PresocraticsAnyone who's ever contemplated Raphael's celebrated painting The School of Athens knows th [...]

President Obama's Farewell AddressAs his presidency sadly comes to an end, President Obama delivered last night what is sure to become [...]

John Berger - Ways of SeeingArt critic John Berger's recent death has left a huge void in the world of art appreciation. Wh [...]

Right Living, Thinking, Etc
  • Two Truths News
  • Natural Living-Healthy Planet

In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Ray Buckner explores how following desire allows us to show up as [...]

As creator of The "Vagina Monologues," Eve Ensler changed the way the world regards women’ [...]

To truly wake up, writes Kimberlyn David, we must expand our understanding of freedom like the Buddh [...]

Natalie Goldberg wanted to survive, but so did the cancer inside her. Drastic action was required. T [...]

The teachers are asked how a meditator deals with episodes of depression. The post How does a medita [...]

From The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu's new book, "The Book of Joy," we get [...]

In this Lion’s Roar archive article, Rick Bass looks at Oliver’s poem “The Summer Day,” which asks, [...]

As owner of a sacred object, we’re obliged to preserve its power for future generations, says art co [...]

Nothing warms the heart like a loving hug. To make the experience even deeper and more healing, Thic [...]

In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Rod Meade Sperry looks at how we can contribute toward a world wit [...]

(Natural News) If you are a parent who chooses not to vaccinate your children because of the fact th [...]

(Natural News) When a child is diagnosed with ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, med [...]

(Natural News) As pandering politicians go, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has to be one of the bes [...]

(Natural News) The so-called “mainstream” media doesn’t really do journalism in the traditional sens [...]

(Natural News) Climate activist Greta Thunberg’s virtue signalling trip on a $4 million dollar yacht [...]

(Natural News) Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Monday concluded that the New York Ti [...]

(Natural News) Scientists continue to explore the potential benefits of herbal remedies like Chinese [...]

(Natural News) The use of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to treat various conditions is gaining [...]

(Natural News) Patients who have Lyme disease might have an alternative to the ineffective antibioti [...]

Science News
  • The Universe Today
  • Perimeter Institute
  • Science Daily
  • Sky and Telescope

The ExoMars 2020 mission hit another snag recently when a high-altitude parachute test resulted in d [...]

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by me at the CosmoQuest blog. Click here to read Carnival of [...]

The eerie, hellish glow coming from the Moon may seem unreal in this image, since it’s invisible to [...]

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission spent two years at the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasim [...]

What, exactly, is the inside of a neutron star like? A neutron star is what remains after a massive [...]

CEO Peter Beck of Rocket Lab recently announced that his company will begin retrieving the first sta [...]

Even though the black hole at the center of the Milky Way is a monster, it’s still rather quiet. Cal [...]

When SpaceIL’s Beresheet lander crashed into the Moon, it was a bitter-sweet moment for Israel’s spa [...]

An international team of astronomers led by the University of Tokyo used ALMA to view 39 previously- [...]

It’s that time again! This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Pamela Hoffman at the Everyday Spac [...]

ISSYP demonstrates power of collaboration in physicsThursday Aug 15, 2019At Perimeter’s Internationa [...]

New grads, alumni, and instructors celebrate 10 years of Perimeter Scholars InternationalFriday Jun [...]

Perimeter mourns the passing of a brilliant rising star in cosmologyFriday Jun 14, 2019Chiamaka Okol [...]

Lena Funcke earns Max Planck Society award Friday Jun 14, 2019Perimeter postdoctoral researcher Lena [...]

Perimeter initiatives lauded by CCAEThursday Jun 13, 2019The Canadian Council for the Advancement of [...]

Perimeter Teacher Network educators honoured for outstanding pedagogyWednesday Jun 12, 2019Karen Ken [...]

Jaume Gomis wins CAP-CRM PrizeFriday Jun 07, 2019Longtime Perimeter Faculty member is recognized for [...]

Anna Golubeva wins NSERC Brassard PrizeTuesday May 07, 2019Perimeter PhD student Anna Golubeva is ho [...]

New Simons Emmy Noether Fellows announcedFriday Mar 08, 2019Perimeter is set to welcome the next gro [...]

New Perimeter Institute Director among world’s most influential scientistsWednesday Feb 27, 2019Robe [...]

Biochemists discover new insights into what may go awry in brains of Alzheimer's patientsThree decades of research on Alzheimer's disease have not produced major treatment advances for [...]

Optic nerve stimulation to aid the blindScientists are investigating new ways to provide visual signals to the blind by directly stimulating [...]

Heat shield just 10 atoms thick to protect electronic devicesAtomically thin materials could create heat-shields for cell phones or laptops that would protect pe [...]

Materials that can revolutionize how light is harnessed for solar energyScientists have designed organic molecules capable of generating two excitons per photon of light, a [...]

Type of brain cell involved in stuttering identifiedResearchers believe that stuttering -- a potentially lifelong and debilitating speech disorder -- st [...]

Insomnia tied to higher risk of heart disease and strokeData from more than a million people found that genetic liability to insomnia may increase the risk [...]

New molecule could help improve heart attack recoveryReparative medicine scientists have discovered a new compound that could shield heart tissue before [...]

Shedding light on how the human eye perceives brightnessScientists are shedding new light on the importance of light-sensing cells in the retina that proces [...]

Wearable sensors detect what's in your sweatA team of scientists is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what's in your sweat. [...]

Best of both worlds: Asteroids and massive mergersResearchers are using the Catalina Sky Survey's near-Earth object telescopes to locate the opti [...]

Read more about the October 2019 issue of Sky & Telescope. The post Inside the October 2019 Issu [...]

NAME Unione Astrofili Napoletani ADDRESS c/o Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte Via Moiariello [...]

The post A Perseid, a sporadic and a Galaxy, 12th August 2019 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

Astronomers announce another planet around Beta Pictoris, simulations explain Jupiter's large a [...]

It's high summer and time to party — star party, that is. The RAC Summer Star Party offered fun [...]

The Osiris-REX spacecraft will sample one of four sites on the asteroid Bennu in July 2020. The post [...]

As nights turn chilly, the Great Square of Pegasus lifts up in the east, balancing on one corner. Fr [...]

Meet the white dwarf that defies all expectations. The post An “Impossible” White Dwarf Identified i [...]

Star trail images are a great and fun introduction to nightscape photography, and they're actua [...]

An August jaunt at dawn reacquaints us with the constellation Orion, the harbinger of winter. The po [...]