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October 2016
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Culture, Philosophy, Humor

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

How the Republican Party went from Lincoln to TrumpWhen accused of promoting racist beliefs of policies, Republicans usually argue that it was their pa [...]

Simon Blackburn - Plato's RepublicThe term Utopia wasn't invented until 1516, when Thomas More published his now classic renditio [...]

Introduction to Symbolic & Philosophical LogicAlthough almost every activity human beings engage in requires some degree of reasoning, we're [...]

Harry Frankfurt - Bullshit!Bullshit is everywhere. I know it. You know it. And yet, what exactly is bullshit? You might agree w [...]

Must Society Recognize Trans People's Gender Identities?Between the fact that some celebrities have recently come out publicly as members of the transgender [...]

Plato - MenoPlato's Republic is widely recognized as his philosophic and literary masterpiece, but many of [...]

Boswell's Life of Marx: There Will Be Beard!Ever since the publication of his Life of Samuel Johnson, the name Boswell has become synonymous wit [...]

Will Durant - The Philosophy of PlatoThere are many great introductions to the history of philosophy. Some do a fantastic job of explaini [...]

What Is Socialism?Like political correctness, socialism is one of those concepts everyone keeps throwing around, usual [...]

Right Living, Thinking, Etc
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Even before he was president, Obama was a 21st global citizen, helping us to transcend parochialism, [...]

Buddhist practice is inherently political, so here are eight views on how to move society along the [...]

Three-Michelin star restaurant owner, French chef, and Buddhist, Eric Ripert, was featured on last w [...]

What is the best response to difficult and uncertain times? Welcome. John Tarrant, Roshi offers 10 Z [...]

Forty years after his first sesshin, actor and writer Peter Coyote finally gets the point of Zen. Th [...]

Pema Chodron tells the story of when, having hit rock bottom, she asked her teacher what to do. The [...]

Dave Smith, a meditation teacher with Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society, is in need of [...]

The yoga teacher’s instruction was not to think of anything, but what do you do when pushing thought [...]

Join the great Vipassana teacher Ajahn Chah as he roams through some of Buddhism’s most important pr [...]

Philosopher Peter Singer and philanthropist Julia Wise talk with Buddhist monk and author Matthieu R [...]

(NaturalNews) As Dave Hodges has correctly pointed out in this article, both the New York Times and [...]

(NaturalNews) As lethargic Americans chow down on oily fries and greasy slabs of antibiotic-pumped m [...]

(NaturalNews) It seems rather unlikely given all the fraud in Chinese medicine, but in this case, on [...]

(NaturalNews) If you're a parent who can't seem to figure out why your Celiac child is sti [...]

(NaturalNews) Drinking water for much of the city of Cleveland is at risk of becoming too dangerous [...]

(NaturalNews) If he or she is being honest, doctors will tell you that, during medical school, they [...]

(NaturalNews) A new study, recently published by JAMA Psychiatry, has linked the use of hormonal bir [...]

(NaturalNews) The left-leaning ruling elite in America's cities always claim to "care more [...]

(NaturalNews) The "world's first large-scale underwater energy farm" is being built o [...]

Science News
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MIT and other institutions are programming NASA's R5 robot to help astronauts explore Mars and [...]

It appears that Europe's Schiaparelli Mars lander crashed-landed on the planet's surface a [...]

A new study reveals that Rosetta's Comet likely spent billions of years chilling in the Kuiper [...]

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: This week’s special guest is Dr. Voula Saridakis, a profes [...]

Don't bother stocking up on candles. There won't be 15 days of darkness in November. The p [...]

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Allen Versfeld at his Urban Astronomer blog. Click here t [...]

The Rosetta team has released the final batch of images taken by the NAVCAM during the last month of [...]

Dr, Gerald Jackson and Hbar Technologies LLC are looking to crowdsource the creation of the world [...]

Astronomers have found 234 stars that are acting suspiciously like signals sent by extra-terrestrial [...]

After a long journey, the ExoMars 2016 orbiter is safe and doing well, but the state of the lander i [...]

10 Fascinating Facts About the World's Most Powerful TelescopeWednesday Oct 12, 2016 It’s a tel [...]

Particle X and the Case of the Missing LithiumTuesday Oct 11, 2016 About two-thirds of the lithium t [...]

Perimeter Visiting Researcher Duncan Haldane Shares Nobel PrizeTuesday Oct 04, 2016 Duncan Haldane, [...]

International delegation explores Quantum ValleyThursday Sep 29, 2016 Fifty delegates from 27 countr [...]

Future Looks Bright for PI PostdocsMonday Sep 26, 2016 Two Perimeter postdoctoral fellows will soon [...]


Testing General Relativity with Black HolesMonday Sep 12, 2016 Perimeter researchers use measurement [...]

Canada invests in leading-edge physics and moreTuesday Sep 06, 2016 Universities and research centre [...]

The Medium is the PassageTuesday Sep 06, 2016 How two Perimeter researchers cracked open a door to q [...]

Thank You, Star TrekFriday Sep 02, 2016 On the 50th anniversary of Star Trek’s premiere, Perimeter I [...]

Climate change impairs survival instincts of fish and can make them swim towards predatorsFish farms may hold the key to studying the impact of rising carbon dioxide on marine life, and help [...]

New record for fusion: Giant leap in pursuit of clean energyScientists and engineers recently made a leap forward in the pursuit of clean energy. The team set a [...]

The universe is expanding at an accelerating rate, or is it?Five years ago, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three astronomers for their discovery that [...]

From ancient fossils to future carsEngineers are developing cheap, energy-efficient lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles from si [...]

Oldest known planet-forming disk discoveredA group of citizen scientists and professional astronomers joined forces to discover an unusual hunt [...]

Pediatricians update digital media recommendations for kidsNew AAP guidelines say parents not only need to pay attention to the amount of time children spend o [...]

New evolutionary finding: Species take different genetic paths to reach same traitBiologists have been contemplating evolutionary change since Charles Darwin first explained it. Usin [...]

New Cretaceous dinosaur from QueenslandResearchers have announced the naming of Savannasaurus elliottorum, a new genus and species of dinos [...]

Earliest evidence in fossil record for right-handednessPerhaps the bias against left-handers dates back much further than we thought. By examining striatio [...]

Turning biofuel waste into wealth in a single stepLignin is a bulky chain of molecules found in wood and is usually discarded during biofuel productio [...]

A pair of high-resolution images taken from high above Mars appears to show the impact site of ESA [...]

NAME Fuertes Observatory ADDRESS Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 USA CONTACT Anthony Gucciardo a [...]

Hubble images reveal a satellite orbiting one of the Kuiper Belt's biggest objects. The post Bi [...]

Some daily sky events among the ever-changing Moon, planets, stars and constellations, from Sky [...]

The post Diversity Of The Universe appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post the brown dust appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

Two sources tens of millions of light-years away have sent puzzling X-ray flares blazing our way. No [...]

Here's what we know so far about the fate European Space Agency's Schiaparelli mission. Th [...]

After a 7-month journey from Earth and a 139-minute rocket burn, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has s [...]

Engineers have decided to keep the Jupiter probe, Juno, in its current orbit until an issue with its [...]