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

Freedom Caucus condemns its own member over impeachment assessmentIn 2015, the House Freedom Caucus was a reactionary thorn in the Republican establishment's sid [...]

Trump contradicts his allies' claims on Iran, security threatsIn reference to Iranian aggression, Trump said he's seen "no indication that anything has [...]

Trying to keep Trump's finances secret, his lawyers fail miserablyTrump's lawyers failed miserably to block a subpoena sent to his accounting firm. The president [...]

Did Team Trump direct Michael Cohen to lie to Congress?We've reached the point at which Trump World lawyers themselves have been accused of possibly c [...]

New White House stonewalling intensifies impeachment pushThe former White House counsel may be able to shed light on Trump alleged crimes, but Trump is silen [...]

Nadler calls out White House, DOJ for specious legal argumentRachel Maddow talks with Lawrence O'Donnell about the Trump administration's effort to bol [...]

Extreme anti-abortion laws spark reproductive rights protestsDr. Leana Wen, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood, talks with Rachel Maddow about how American [...]

Trump court loss a crack in wall hiding Trump financesRep. Adam Schiff talks with Rachel Maddow about the need to follow Donald Trump's money where R [...]

Cohen transcript puts spotlight on Trump Tower Moscow deceptionRep. Adam Schiff talks with Rachel Maddow about themes in the transcript of Michael Cohen's tes [...]

Trump tactics to conceal his finances begin to fall apartRachel Maddow highlights reporting in the New York Times about suspicious activity reports prepared [...]

The last time I saw Mark Zuckerberg was in the summer of 2017, several months before the Cambridge A [...]

“Biden and Sanders come across as romantics. Biden- stuck in the past, when real bipartisanship some [...]

The woman who blew open the Cambridge Analytica scandal says Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey are ‘ha [...]

It’s very early in the race to 2020, and there are a lot of wonderful candidates on the Democratic s [...]

Trump, Assange, Bannon, Farage… bound together in an unholy allianceby Carole Cadwalladr The WikiLea [...]

Watch this! You won’t find a more compelling argument today for the need for human decency, being ki [...]

It seems fantastical that a 37-year-old openly gay mayor from South Bend can even be in this convers [...]

Pete Buttigieg has a long-term generational view. He is not reacting to the media outrage cycle of t [...]

Maria Ressa, chief of Philippine news site Rappler, was released on bail after being arrested at an [...]

THE MUELLER REPORT DID NOT EXONERATE TRUMP OF Self-dealing Trump family corruption Cheating on taxes [...]

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

Shine the warm light of awareness on your thoughts and feelings, says Thich Nhat Hanh. The post The [...]

When the Buddha taught us to abstain from taking life, he didn’t make an exception for animals we li [...]

Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar [...]

Buddhism teaches us that the buddhas can appear in different bodies. Finn Enke chronicles a lifelong [...]

A cup of tea or coffee is a nice break. Drinking it mindfully is a real break. Joseph Emet teaches u [...]

"No one who has ever touched liberation could possibly want anything other than liberation for [...]

A group of prominent Buddhist nuns has asked the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tra [...]

57-year-old Sutham Nateetong plans to complete his 3,000 mile journey by the end of June. The post B [...]

A new report from Religion News Service details financial troubles facing the Shambhala Buddhist com [...]

Three teachers respond to the question: How would you counsel someone who is considering getting an [...]

(Natural News) Before the global warming era, which began sometime during the 1980s, there was a dif [...]

(Natural News) No one would argue that getting cancer is a stroke of bad luck — but is that really t [...]

(Natural News) If you’re concerned about diabetes, the first thing your doctor might suggest is gett [...]

(Natural News) If you go out in the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise. That line from a favo [...]

(Natural News) We live in a time where we have all manner of modern conveniences, but many of them a [...]

(Natural News) About three decades have passed since scientists made the devastating discovery that [...]

(Natural News) Many developing countries around the world rely heavily on traditional medicine; howe [...]

(Natural News) A study in the Journal of Essential Oil Research evaluated the chemical composition a [...]

(Natural News) Perhaps the best-known and healthiest yoga pose is the downward-facing dog pose. It i [...]

(Natural News) You woke up early with your morning workout already planned. The moment you get out o [...]

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

A new study by an astrophysicist and a professor of ethics takes a look at the future of humanity in [...]

Welcome to the 612th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy w [...]

A planetary nebula is one of the most beautiful objects in the universe. Formed from the decaying re [...]

In the ongoing search for intelligent life, a new study recommends that we look for signs of an adva [...]

Sad fact of the Universe is that all stars will die, eventually. And when they do, what happens to t [...]

What is dark matter made of? It’s one of the most perplexing questions of modern astronomy. We know [...]

The Beresheet lander came oh-so-close to touching down on the surface of the Moon, but something wen [...]

The Moon’s going to have more human visitors in the year 2024. NASA has announced that their mission [...]

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKi [...]

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 [...]

CONDENSED MATTER THEORIST CHONG WANG JOINS FACULTYFriday Feb 22, 2019For Perimeter’s newest faculty [...]

Perimeter researchers continue hot streak in Buchalter Cosmology Prize competitionWednesday Jan 09, [...]

New fellowships to fuel fundamental physics with radio telescopes in Canada Thursday Dec 20, 2018Per [...]

2018: Perimeter's scientific year in reviewMonday Dec 17, 2018As another year draws to a close, [...]

Perimeter ramps up efforts to support greater diversityFriday Nov 30, 2018Perimeter has taken anothe [...]

Exploring the physics all around usTuesday Nov 13, 2018From climate change to gravitational waves, t [...]

LUKE SANTI AWARD WINNER CULTIVATES CURIOSITY AND GRITWednesday Nov 07, 2018Aidan Richards, a first-y [...]

Formation of the moon brought water to EarthEarth has a large amount of water and a relatively large moon, which stabilizes Earth's axis. B [...]

Anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteriaPeople who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganism [...]

Bonobo mothers help their sons to have more offspringNew research finds that bonobo mothers take action to ensure their sons will become fathers. This wa [...]

'Spider-like senses' could help autonomous machines see betterResearchers are building 'spidey senses' into the shells of autonomous cars and drones so [...]

Synthetic biologists hack bacterial sensorsSynthetic biologists have hacked bacterial sensing with a plug-and-play system that could be used to [...]

Counter-intuitive climate change solutionA seemingly counterintuitive approach -- converting one greenhouse gas into another -- holds promise [...]

How Earth's mantle is like a Jackson Pollock paintingNew research paints an intricate picture of Earth's mantle as a geochemically diverse mosaic, f [...]

Giant impact caused difference between Moon's hemispheresThe stark difference between the Moon's heavily-cratered farside and the lower-lying open basin [...]

Gas insulation could be protecting an ocean inside PlutoComputer simulations provide compelling evidence that an insulating layer of gas hydrates could keep [...]

Dietary cholesterol or egg consumption do not increase the risk of stroke, Finnish study findsA new study Finland shows that a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or consumption of up [...]

The post NGC 891 (also known as Caldwell 23 and Silver Sliver Galaxy) appeared first on Sky & Te [...]

The post Another Kind of “Blue” Moon appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as Apple Core Nebula, Messier 27, M 27, or NGC 6853) appear [...]

New research shows that our quiet, middle-aged galaxy used to be quite the firecracker — a couple bi [...]

The Moon, nearly full, shines in dim Libra. Find Arcturus very high above the Moon. Less far to the [...]

In Sky & Telescope's July 2019 issue, we focus on the Moon: celebrating the 50th anniversar [...]

The post Rare Sunspot “Spotted” appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post Horsehead aka Barnard 33 & Flame NGC 2024 Nebulae in the constellation Orion appeared f [...]

The post M51 – Whirlpool Galaxy – LRGB and Ha appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post The Moon in M44 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]