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Besides, what my first Pilgrim left conceal’d,
Thou my brave Second Pilgrim hast reveal’d
What Christian left lock’t up and went his way;
Sweet Christiana opens with her Key.
— John Bunyan, Preface to Part Two of the Pilgrim’s Progress

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July 2014
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Culture, Philosophy, Humor

Pawel Kuczynski's Thought-Provoking IllustrationsAs you've seen in this fascinating lecture by Slavoj Žižek, the logic of the reigning corporati [...]

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Word CrimesYou may remember that about a year ago Robin Thicke's song "Blurred Lines" created a [...]

Slavoj Žižek - On IdeologyOne of the more interesting lessons Hegel's dialectical method has contributed to our understan [...]

Sean Carroll vs William Lane Craig - God and CosmologyDoes the universe need an explanation for its existence, or can it be understood as a self-containin [...]

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert on the Media's Bullshit Coverage of Malaysian Flight 370The recent, and now tragic, disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370, somehow turned into a journalisti [...]

Edward Snowden - Here's How We Take Back the InternetWhatever our feelings about Edward Snowden as a person are, and what his actions say about him (hero [...]

Lucretius - De Rerum Natura - Death Is Nothing to UsAccording to the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus, one of the greatest impediments to human flouri [...]

A Message from Your Kids' Teachers: You Suck!Somehow we've gotten embedded in our collective mind the idea that educating our children is so [...]

Fox News' Sexist Remarks on Hillary Clinton's AgeWe all know that since Republican presidential candidates have an uncanny ability to get caught in e [...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Why The Cosmos Shouldn't Make You Feel SmallAs you probably know, Carl Sagan's famous documentary series Cosmos is getting what I hope will [...]

Right Living, Thinking, Etc
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The Shambhala Sun Foundation, publishers of Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma, is an independent not-fo [...]

From Myoren Yasukawa and Gento Krieger of Rinzai-Ji Zen Center, the home temple of Joshu Sasaki Rosh [...]

Via Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society: “For over a decade, people from all over the Bay [...]

Top officials within the Central Tibetan Administration have begun a campaign to raise awareness of [...]

It was announced Thursday that Fresno Buddhist Temple, a Pure Land community, has made a donation of [...]

Khyentse Foundation recently announced the establishment of its second Award for Outstanding Dissert [...]

It’s a conundrum that has existed for more than two thousand years: How does a monk forbidden from d [...]

Following directives from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nepal’s [...]

“Be a part of HH The Dalai Lama’s legacy,” reads the announcement from Lemle Pictures, “by helping t [...]

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(NaturalNews) Very often, there is nothing so destructive and harmful as government bureaucracy, in [...]

(NaturalNews) Biotech giant Monsanto promises farmers that, if they buy genetically modified (GM) se [...]

(NaturalNews) Pigs who consume feed with low concentrations of the herbicide glyphosate (also market [...]

(NaturalNews) "Those that have attempted to convince the world that the Sun, the Earth's p [...]

(NaturalNews) Responding to calls from the public for wider access to raw milk, the UK's Food S [...]

(NaturalNews) One of the greatest long-term problems that health conscious individuals face is the p [...]

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(NaturalNews) In the 1990s, a new acellular pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine (DTaP) was introduced [...]

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Science News
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Scientists analyzing the reams of data from NASA’s Cassini orbiter at Saturn have discovered 101 gey [...]

In astronomy we throw around the term “light-year” seemingly as fast as light itself travels. And ye [...]

Channelling all U2 fans: this stunning timelapse above Joshua Tree National Park is a walking touris [...]

Anyone want to take bets on what this astronaut was listening to? This is a short silent video of Th [...]

I spent this past weekend backpacking in Rocky Mountain National Park, where although the snow-swept [...]

It was a daring maneuver, but the plan to put Venus Express lower in the planet’s thick atmosphere h [...]

“Neil Armstrong – A Life of Flight” is a thoroughly enjoyable new biography about the first human to [...]

With the southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaking tomorrow morning, the summer meteor-watching s [...]

NASA’s Opportunity mars rover now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles [...]

It’s that time of year again, when the most famous of all meteor showers puts on its best display. W [...]

Back To The ClassroomFriday Jul 25, 2014 How do you get black holes and quantum mechanics into high [...]

Is The Universe A Bubble? Let's CheckWednesday Jul 16, 2014 Perimeter Associate Faculty member [...]

What Great Scientists Did When They Weren't Doing Great ScienceWednesday Jul 16, 2014 Even the [...]

Three Perimeter Faculty Receive NSERC Discovery GrantsMonday Jul 14, 2014 Three members of Perimeter [...]

From Pencil Marks To Quantum ComputersThursday Jul 03, 2014 Pick up a pencil. Make a mark on a piece [...]

“Bright Minds in Their Life’s Prime” - Perimeter Celebrates Fifth PSI ClassMonday Jun 23, 2014 Perim [...]

10 Physics Facts About SummerTuesday Jun 17, 2014 As Carl Sagan once wrote: “It does no harm to the [...]

Researchers find “magic” ingredient for quantum computingTuesday Jun 10, 2014 The secret to powerful [...]

Turbulent Black HolesTuesday Jun 03, 2014 New research at Perimeter shows that gravitational fields [...]

10 GREAT QUOTES FROM RICHARD FEYNMANFriday May 09, 2014 Apart from being a brilliant scientist, Rich [...]

Evolution in rainforest flies points to climate change survivalScientists believe some tropical species may be able to evolve and adapt to the effects of climate c [...]

Gasses from Kilauea volcano affected tropical storm Flossie formationOne might assume that a tropical storm moving through volcanic smog would sweep up the tainted air a [...]

Microscopic rowing -- without a coxNew research shows that the whip-like appendages on many types of cells are able to synchronize thei [...]

Healthy lifestyle may buffer against stress-related cell agingA new study shows that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate overtime and accelerate cellu [...]

Generating a genome to feed the world: African rice sequencedAn international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of African rice. The new information wi [...]

Lead pollution beat explorers to South Pole, persists todayNorwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole in December 1911. Mor [...]

Cassini spacecraft reveals 101 geysers and more on icy Saturn moonScientists using mission data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geyse [...]

Impact of Deepwater Horizon oil spill on coral is deeper and broader than predictedA new discovery of two additional coral communities showing signs of damage from the Deepwater Horiz [...]

Global warming amplifier: Rising water vapor in upper troposphere to intensify climate changeA new study from scientists at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric S [...]

Learning the smell of fear: Mothers teach babies their own fears via odor, animal study showsBabies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distresse [...]

The next time you're out watching a sunset, tturn around and relish the mighty shadow of Earth [...]

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NASA's Fermi Space Telescope recently spotted a pulsar in a rare transitional phase as it devou [...]

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