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September 2014
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Culture, Philosophy, Humor

Thou Shalt Not Commit Logical Fallacies!With unprecedented access to the vast accumulation of knowledge of the world at our fingertips, it i [...]

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 [...]

Right Living, Thinking, Etc
  • Two Truths News
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It is with shock and sadness that we hear of the sudden death of Kyogen Carlson, co-abbot of Dharma [...]

With less than a week remaining before the People’s Climate March in NYC, Bhikkhu Bodhi speaks to th [...]

Thich Nhat Hanh on Sept. 11 released a new English translation of the Heart Sutra, titled “The Insig [...]

On Sept. 18, the Peace Alliance, in celebration of its 10th anniversary, will host an evening with t [...]

Story and photos by Joshua Eaton (Click here to view full photo set) Lifelong Oakland resident Mauri [...]

Anonymous, an exhibit by modern Tibetan artists exploring self-expression, attribution, and identity [...]

He’s been an editor and co-author of many books for Wisdom Publications, a photographer, and is the [...]

In a recent interview with German newspaper Welt am Sonntag, the Dalai Lama stated clearly that he s [...]

Buddhist organizations, groups, and sanghas are being encouraged to send representatives this Septem [...]

Schoolchildren perform in Dharamsala on the 54th Tibetan Democracy Day Yesterday, September 2, marke [...]

(NaturalNews) An unprecedented national lockdown is about to take place in Sierra Leone, one of the [...]

(NaturalNews) During inflationary periods in the 1970s, Betty Crocker introduced "Hamburger Hel [...]

(NaturalNews) Thiamine, or vitamin B1, is one of eight distinct members of the B complex, which help [...]

(NaturalNews) In what may be an ominous warning for taxpayers in the U.S. and around the world, offi [...]

(NaturalNews) Memory loss and other cognitive conditions are issues that a large number of people st [...]

(NaturalNews) In the 2008 M. Night Shyamalan film The Happening, plants take their revenge on humani [...]

(NaturalNews) Hormone dysfunction is a very common concern and is becoming so problematic that hormo [...]

(NaturalNews) MS, multiple sclerosis, is a debilitating neurological disease with diverse and compli [...]

(NaturalNews) Max Gerson did not set out to cure cancer, his first goal was to cure migraines, his o [...]

Science News
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  • Sky and Telescope

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – SpaceX is on the cusp of launching the company’s fourth commercial resupp [...]

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg ( / @cosmic_chatter) Brian Kober [...]

NASA’s anticipated $3 billion to $4 billion annual budget for the International Space Station is “ov [...]

The Anglo-Australian Telescope in New South Wales has been watching how lazy giant galaxies gain siz [...]

NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) orbiter is oh-so-close to its destination afte [...]

On the darkest of nights, thousands of stars are sprinkled across the celestial sphere above us. Or, [...]

The winners of the 2014 “Astronomy Photographer of the Year” competition have been announced at the [...]

While NASA often speaks about the power of Earth observation from the International Space Station, t [...]

Hot young stars are wildly active, emitting huge eruptions of charged particles form their surfaces. [...]

What are these thick dune-like features on Mars, and how were they formed? Scientists are still tryi [...]

From Faraday to Present DayThursday Sep 18, 2014 How a curious 19th century mind shaped our world.  [...]

New Perimeter Researcher Probes Nature's Building Blocks in Novel WaysTuesday Sep 09, 2014 Raff [...]

Turok Elected to Royal Society of Canada Friday Sep 05, 2014 Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok [...]

ISSYP: A Decade of InspirationFriday Aug 29, 2014 Happy Birthday, ISSYP! Perimeter’s theoretical phy [...]

Schrödinger’s Cat: Wanted Dead and AliveThursday Aug 07, 2014 We present a unique look at the most f [...]

The Black Hole at the Birth of the UniverseWednesday Jul 30, 2014 Our universe may have emerged from [...]

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 [...]

Climate Change: Dwindling wind may tip predator-prey balanceRising temperatures and shifting precipitation patterns may get the lion’s share of our climate chan [...]

Hadrosaur with huge nose discovered: Function of dinosaur's unusual trait a mysteryCall it the Jimmy Durante of dinosaurs -- a newly discovered hadrosaur with a truly distinctive nasa [...]

Computers 1,000 times faster? Quick-change materials break silicon speed limit for computersFaster, smaller, greener computers, capable of processing information up to 1,000 times faster than [...]

Superabsorbing ring could make light work of snaps, be ultimate camera pixelA quantum effect in which excited atoms team up to emit an enhanced pulse of light can be turned on [...]

Sibling bullying linked to later depression, self-harmA new study has found that children who revealed they had been bullied by their brothers or sisters [...]

Shrink-wrapping spacesuits: Spacesuits of the future may resemble a streamlined second skinFor future astronauts, the process of suiting up may go something like this: Instead of climbing int [...]

Latest measurements from the AMS experiment unveil new territories in the flux of cosmic raysThe Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer collaboration has just presented its latest results. These are based [...]

Milestone in chemical studies of superheavy elements: Superheavy element and carbon atom bonded for first timeA chemical bond between a superheavy element and a carbon atom has been established for the first ti [...]

Monster galaxies gain weight by eating smaller neighborsMassive galaxies in the universe have stopped making their own stars and are instead snacking on nea [...]

No sedative necessary: Scientists discover new 'sleep node' in the brainA sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem has revealed how we fall into deep [...]

Arcturus is the bright star fairly high due west at nightfall. It's an orange giant 37 light-ye [...]

Astronomers have detected a supermassive black hole in the center of a tiny galaxy — where it has no [...]

Ten thousand stars bedazzle the eye on a dark night. Wait, how many?The post 9,096 Stars in the Sky [...]

NASA’s Night Sky Network is conducting a new survey in order to better help the amateur astronomy co [...]

European space officials have decided to drop their Philae lander on November 11th onto the small en [...]

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