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

Tuesday's Mini-Report, 2.20.18Today's edition of quick hits. [...]

Trump moves forward with plan to ban 'bump stocks'Trump is prepared to support regulations banning "bump stocks," which is a notable step, b [...]

Allies abroad urged to ignore Trump's intemperate tweetsAmericans have a message to the world: the position of the United States on key international issues [...]

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 2.20.18Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. [...]

Trump helps put the spotlight back on his women accusersDonald Trump seems eager to relitigate the fight over the women who've accused him of sexual mi [...]

Why Republicans and the US mainstream keep going in opposite directionsThe question is why Republicans, who ostensibly have to worry about elections, are going in one dire [...]

Despite reality, Trump insists he's been 'tough' on RussiaWhen it comes to his record on Russia, Donald Trump says we should "just look at the facts. [...]

Trump's 'no foreign deals' pledge came with an asteriskAs one observer noted, "Trump's company is literally selling access to the president' [...]

The awkward dance between Donald Trump and Mitt RomneyRomney's opinion of Trump has changed a half-dozen times in recent years. It's as if he [...]

Burdened by scandals, school shooting offered Trump World a 'reprieve'If you work in a White House so overcome by scandal that a slaughter in a high school offers a breat [...]

What’s the best definition of a (in Trump’s words) “shithole country?” Maybe this: Any nation where [...]

I recently had the opportunity to chat with historical theologian and author Randal Rauser and Premi [...]

“He always had guns on him,” a former classmate said of Nikolas Cruz, who had a history of problems. [...]

At this point perhaps it might be easier if we just sort out which of Trump’s men HAS NOT been accus [...]

ICYMI – Here’s my appearance this morning on AM Joy, discussing Evangelical Christians’ continued su [...]

Here’s a great (free) NEW outlet put together by an amazing young woman I met; Annafi Wahed, CFA, a [...]

America: We have a draft-dodger ordering up a self-aggrandizing military parade. Eisenhower saved th [...]

I’m in New Orleans at the “Unrig the System” conference with lots of folks talking about ways to get [...]

Democrats have a rational positive agenda you can find in white papers and ten-point-plans that no o [...]

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 [...]

Some Thoughts and Feelings on the Aftermath of the ElectionWhen I saw that anger, hate and bigotry were going to win two nights ago, I had to unplug for a whil [...]

The Philosophy of Marvel's DaredevilEveryone is familiar with the most obvious tropes of superhero comics: exciting action sequences, sk [...]

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

Ven. Eido T. Shimano Roshi, founder of the Zen Studies Society, died on February 18 in Japan at the [...]

Naropa University is launching the Chögyam Trungpa Institute to highlight the work of its founder, m [...]

Matthieu Ricard provides a glimpse into the life of Patrul Rinpoche, one of the most revered spiritu [...]

Apparently, no one was harmed, and the Tibet Daily reports that the fire was "quickly extinguis [...]

Leslie Booker offers step-by-step instruction. The post How to Practice Walking Meditation appeared [...]

Colin Beavan, a senior teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen, looks at the meaning of meditation in l [...]

Upaya Zen Center announced Wednesday that Matthew Kozan Palevsky has been selected to serve as the c [...]

Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society has published a letter clarifying the teaching status [...]

Guo Gu, a longtime student of the late Master Sheng Yen, presents an experiential look at the Chan p [...]

The Padmasambhava Buddhist Center of Tennessee is building a new Tibetan Buddhist temple near downto [...]

(Natural News) Herbicide drift continues to plague millions of acres of American crops, and the expe [...]

(Natural News) Keeping your brain healthy well into old age can be difficult. But with the right com [...]

(Natural News) The latest tactic of the “mob rule” Left is to puppeteer high school students, paradi [...]

(Natural News) There are plenty of examples in history of mind control being used to influence masse [...]

(Natural News) Nearly all Americans were horrified by the latest school shooting — this one at a hig [...]

(Natural News) American physician, author, and speaker on public health issues Dr. Michael Heschel G [...]

(Natural News) The demand for plastic surgery has gone way up, especially with both men and women’s [...]

(Natural News) Just how ready is the United States to serve the needs of the natural gas market? Bet [...]

(Natural News) Diabetes and obesity: These diseases now affect tens of millions of people worldwide. [...]

(Natural News) Through a special arrangement with The Food Grow Network and Food.news, we’ve made a [...]

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

According to the Department of National Intelligence's (DNI) 2018 report, China and Russia coul [...]

A team of Japanese astronomers conducted the first detailed observation of a dust and gas torus surr [...]

The Opportunity rover just experienced its 5000th sunrise on Mars and is still revealing things abou [...]

Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter, written by Universe Today publisher Fraser Cain. The post [...]

Hubble images track the demise of an enormous storm in Neptune's atmosphere. Rather that expiri [...]

Welcome to the 549th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy w [...]

According to a recent study by a French-Chinese collaboration, the Andromeda galaxy (as we know it) [...]

An award-winning astrophotographer in California has captured images of the Tesla Roadster and its d [...]

According to the latest study by a team that has been observing 'Oumuamua since it was first di [...]

According to a new study, there is a slim chance that Musk's Roadster (and Spaceman) could coll [...]

Perimeter welcomes cosmologist Neal Dalal to facultyWednesday Jan 31, 2018 New Faculty member Neal D [...]

Perimeter hosts international planning session for G7 SummitTuesday Jan 30, 2018 Representatives fro [...]

“Big bounce” work earns cosmology award for Turok and GielenTuesday Jan 09, 2018 With second- and th [...]

Perimeter Founding Faculty member named to Order of CanadaTuesday Jan 02, 2018 Raymond Laflamme, a f [...]

2017: Perimeter’s scientific year in reviewTuesday Dec 19, 2017 Science typically advances in increm [...]

Pedro Vieira wins Sackler PrizeTuesday Dec 12, 2017 Quantum field theorist shares $100,000 award for [...]

Myers makes "most influential" list for fourth timeFriday Dec 08, 2017 Perimeter Faculty C [...]

Perimeter cosmologist shares in Breakthrough PrizeMonday Dec 04, 2017 Perimeter cosmologist Kendrick [...]

Lieutenant Governor champions empowerment through scienceThursday Nov 16, 2017 Ontario Lieutenant Go [...]

Award honours Perimeter's impact on high-skills labour marketThursday Nov 16, 2017 Toronto’s Cr [...]

Largest study of its kind finds alcohol use biggest risk factor for dementiaAlcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of [...]

Distant tropical storms have ripple effects on weather close to homeResearchers report a breakthrough in making accurate predictions of weather weeks ahead. They'v [...]

'Brain on a chip' reveals how the brain foldsOur brains are wrinkled like walnuts by the time we are born. Babies born without these wrinkles -- [...]

Land use change has warmed Earth's surfaceRecent changes to vegetation cover are causing Earth's surface to heat up. Activities like cutt [...]

Researchers achieve 'Olympic ring' molecule breakthrough just in time for Winter GamesMore than 7,000 miles away from the snowcapped peaks of PyeongChang, scientists in Florida have unlo [...]

Researchers invent tiny, light-powered wires to modulate brain's electrical signalsA new study shows how tiny, light-powered wires could be fashioned out of silicon to manipulate elec [...]

Brain aging may begin earlier than expectedPhysicists have devised a new method of investigating brain function, opening a new frontier in the [...]

Low-fat or low-carb? It's a draw, study findsNew evidence might dismay those who have chosen sides in the low-fat versus low-carb diet debate. Cu [...]

Quintillionths of a second in slow motionMany chemical processes run so fast that they are only roughly understood. To clarify these processe [...]

Astronomers reveal secrets of most distant supernova ever detectedAstronomers have confirmed the discovery of the most distant supernova ever detected -- a huge cosmi [...]

The recent budget proposal for NASA dealt a blow to the astronomical community, putting several key [...]

The post IC443, a Lum/Ha-SII Bi-color picture. appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

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

The post Rosette Nebula with filters SHO appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post Rosette Nebula with filters HOO appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post HDR image of the Great Orion Nebula. appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post A beautiful transit! appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post The eclipsed sun under a blanket of clouds appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post Going to sleep appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post Eclipse at sunset appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]