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Politics, Culture, Philosophy
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Kavanaugh allies float bizarre doppelganger sex assault theoryRachel Maddow reports on the rejection by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford of a theory put forth by Brett K [...]

Michael Cohen talked Trump Russia with Mueller for hours: reportsRachel Maddow relays reports from ABC News and the Wall Street Journal that Michael Cohen has spent [...]

Kavanaugh impartiality threatened by close Trump strategizingMichael Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian, talks with Rachel Maddow about the bad precedent [...]

Leahy on GOP's Kavanaugh push: 'Not even a pretense' of fairnessSenator Patrick Leahy talks with Rachel Maddow about Senate Republicans on the Judiciary Committee i [...]

GOP fails to explain excluding FBI from Kavanaugh investigationRachel Maddow reviews the precedents for the FBI conducting background checks on federal nominees, a [...]

Thursday's Mini-Report, 9.20.18Today's edition of quick hits. [...]

Congressman picks today to tell a bad joke about groping, Supreme CourtThere's never a good time for jokes about sexual misconduct toward women, but a Republican cong [...]

How confident can Kavanaugh's accuser be in a fair Senate hearing?Given some tweets from one of Chuck Grassley's top aides, Christine Blasey Ford has reason to b [...]

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 9.20.18Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. [...]

Trump says he found border wall inspiration at 9/11 memorialTrump saw the 9/11 wall memorial in Shanksville, which apparently led him to renew the fight for a w [...]

A guest blog by Melvin Hathorn Recently, one of my classes centered on a discussion of the media and [...]

If you are in Boston on 9/20, I’ll be screening my documentary “Let Me Be Frank: The Traitorous Turn [...]

I'm in Europe Talking to Ordinary People and Some Leaders About How They See Trump's Ameri [...]

Please READ this article: “..populism correlates with a kind of communal breakdown, in which secular [...]

There is an article today in the New York Times about Vote Common Good, a group that I have co-found [...]

Do We Have To Re-Learn the Hard Price of Peace Again? I’m in France Where American Blood Was Shed to [...]

Vote Common Good is inviting Christians to use their votes to change Congress in 2018. Pastors, teac [...]

BREAKING: From the New York Times, “In remarks to evangelical ministers in the White House State Din [...]

Trump looks more and more like an ordinary low-rent dimwit mobster with every passing court case, co [...]

Thirty-seven years after leaving office, Jimmy Carter, 93, still bypasses the wealth and perks that [...]

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
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Facing Life’s Challenges: A Lion’s Roar Buddhist Retreat at the Garrison Institute, Garrison NY, fro [...]

John Becvar uses the Zen precepts as a guide for peaceful parenting that gives our childen love, tru [...]

Melissa Myozen Blacker, Roshi on how to find space and relief when painful emotions are present. The [...]

"When I meditate, I often get drowsy after awhile. At other times, I’m agitated and feel like j [...]

In the meeting, the Dalai Lama reportedly said that no Tibetan teacher is above the law. The post Da [...]

Joan Sutherland, Judy Roitman, and Bodhin Kjolhede examine the practice of koan introspection and ho [...]

Matthieu Ricard explains what Buddhist meditation is and why we do it. The post Why Should I Meditat [...]

Milarepa was a Tibetan master, yogi, and poet who led an inspiring life of spiritual progress and hu [...]

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

New York Zendo Shobo-ji (NYZ), one of the first Zen Buddhist temples established in the West, will m [...]

(Natural News) Dopamine, a major neurotransmitter, is linked to focus, motivation, and productivity. [...]

(Natural News) Isn’t it frustrating when you enter a room because you need to get something, then im [...]

(Natural News) The Intercept has received documents detailing Google’s plan to  work with China and [...]

(Natural News) Taking a very brief reprieve from his more typical lectures promoting limitless illeg [...]

(Natural News) Eating “right” is no perfect science. We’re all physiologically different and no two [...]

(Natural News) Contrary to what many people believe, the food in a person’s diet affects more than j [...]

(Natural News) Everyone wants the best for their children, but dosing them with synthetic vitamins e [...]

(Natural News) There are two things in the air that people know to be harmful: air pollution and tob [...]

(Natural News) Oral health is essential to wellness: Cavity-free teeth and healthy gums are less pro [...]

Science News
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  • Perimeter Institute
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  • Sky and Telescope

In science, one discovery often leads to more questions and mysteries. That’s certainly true of the [...]

Using information from Gaia's second data release, a team of scientists have made refined measu [...]

In a new study, astrophysicists used the gravitational waves from last year's kilonova event to [...]

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

In a recent study, a team of Harvard University scientists presented a new means of ruling out alter [...]

Following the Moon lately? The up and coming Full Moon is the most famous of them all, as we approac [...]

From SpaceX's headquarters in California, Elon Musk announced who will be the first lunar touri [...]

A new study by an international team of researchers has indicated the need for artificial gravity to [...]

A new NASA-led study shows that Proxima b could support the existence of an ocean on its dayside, wh [...]

The Sunspot Solar Observatory has been temporarily shut down and evacuated due to a security threat. [...]

Dirac Medal winners share close ties with PerimeterWednesday Aug 15, 2018Subir Sachdev, Dam Thanh So [...]

Figuring out physics with newfound friendsMonday Aug 13, 2018A group of 40 high school students from [...]

Simons Investigator Award to support Ue-Li Pen's researchTuesday Aug 07, 2018Theoretical astrop [...]

Four PhD students awarded Vanier ScholarshipsFriday Aug 03, 2018They came to Canada chasing big ques [...]

Teachers become pupils at immersive physics campMonday Jul 16, 2018Fourty-four teachers from around [...]

Quantum researcher honoured with KnighthoodMonday Jul 09, 2018Perimeter Associate Faculty member Mic [...]

Neil Turok appointed to Order of CanadaThursday Jun 28, 2018Perimeter Director “surprised and very h [...]

From learners to creators: Perimeter’s ninth PSI class graduates Wednesday Jun 20, 2018Class of 30 s [...]

ELIZABETH GOULD EARNS W.B. PEARSON MEDALTuesday Jun 19, 2018Perimeter PhD graduate earns top honours [...]

ELEVEN PERIMETER RESEARCHERS AWARDED NSERC DISCOVERY GRANTSTuesday Jun 19, 2018A record number of Pe [...]

Synthetic organelle shows how tiny puddle-organs in our cells workImagine your liver being just a big puddle. Some organelles in your cells are exactly that including [...]

Scientists grow human esophagus in labScientists working to bioengineer the entire human gastrointestinal system in a laboratory now repor [...]

Gut sense: Neural superhighway conveys messages from gut to brain in millisecondsSearching for a more direct connection between the gut and the brain, researchers were shocked to se [...]

Fat from 558 million years ago reveals earliest known animalScientists have discovered molecules of fat in an ancient fossil to reveal the earliest confirmed an [...]

What makes a mammal a mammal? Our spine, say scientistsMammals are unique in many ways. We're warm-blooded and agile in comparison with our reptilian [...]

Why do people share? It's contagious, six-year study of Hadza people showsIn the modern world, people cooperate with other people including strangers all the time. We give bl [...]

Matter falling into a black hole at 30 percent of the speed of lightAstronomers report the first detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30% of the speed of li [...]

Mathematics meets biology to uncover unexpected biorhythmsA novel mathematical approach has uncovered that some animal cells have robust 12-hour cycles of gen [...]

Southeast Asian population boomed 4,000 years agoResearchers have uncovered a previously unconfirmed population boom across South East Asia that occu [...]

Scientists quantify the vast and valuable finds stored on museum shelvesResearchers estimates only 3 to 4 percent of recorded fossil locations from across the globe are cur [...]

From serendipitous camping trips to forging international consensus on big-budget observatories, the [...]

An unexpected pattern in the Milky Way's disk of stars points to a recent whack from another ga [...]

The post The Heart Nebula appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

This month's Harvest Moon will be up early to light the night as well as act as a beacon for wa [...]

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The post Anti-crepuscular rays disturbing Earth’s Shadow and Belt of Venus appeared first on Sky [...]

The post Anti-Solar Ray over Shiraz appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

After a 10-day lockdown to cooperate with a criminal investigation, Sunspot Solar Observatory is bac [...]

A recent analysis of data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveals the role of cryovolcanism past — [...]

Thirty years ago, Gene Roddenberry, of Star Trek fame, and three astronomers made the case that the [...]