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Culture, Philosophy, Humor

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 [...]

Understanding the Refugee Crisis and Its ImpactBack in September of 2015, the Syrian refugee crisis took center stage in the world's awareness [...]

Philosophy Talk - Jean-Paul SartreThe nice folks at Philosophy Talk have just put out an episode on the highly influential French exis [...]

Mass Incarceration in the USIn addition to the physical walls that separate free citizens from those who have been incarcerated, [...]

Immanuel Kant - Groundwork for the Metaphysics of MoralsOne of the most fascinating moral frameworks philosophers have developed, to say nothing of its incr [...]

What Can We Learn from Ancient Greece?We've all heard the mantras, whether from Hegel or Santayana, about the importance of history c [...]

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

The message of Buddha's Four Noble Truths is that paying attention and seeing clearly lead to b [...]

Times of chaos and challenge can be the most spiritually powerful... if we are brave enough to rest [...]

Minimalist artist Miya Ando has created a series of five mandalas to be auctioned online that will r [...]

"Sherlock Holmes" star Benedict Cumberbatch sits down with Dominic Wells to talk about the [...]

“The delicate texture of the leaves, the strong, dark stroke of the trunk, and the bright orange of [...]

Spirit Rock Meditation Center in West Marin County, California will open its new Community Meditatio [...]

While women may feel constrained by Buddhist institutions, the dharma itself poses no such limitatio [...]

There's a lot of misunderstanding about meditation. In fact, that's pretty much all that m [...]

In his teaching on the essence of Dzogchen, the Dalai Lama describes the shock that naturally accomp [...]

When we have confidence in our inherent basic goodness, says Sakyong Mipham, we sparkle with brightn [...]

(NaturalNews) Factually speaking, the CDC is a malicious, criminally-run anti-science quackery front [...]

(NaturalNews) If you thought the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appeared seasoned in its effor [...]

(NaturalNews) Few people are aware that the U.S. Navy is actually allowed by law to disrupt the live [...]

(NaturalNews) Talk radio giant Rush Limbaugh and others refer to the world's biggest social med [...]

(NaturalNews) The use of antidepressants has skyrocketed in recent years, despite a growing consensu [...]

(NaturalNews) The number one source of depression and anxiety is a drug that also tastes hundreds of [...]

(NaturalNews) 78-year-old prescription drug lord Dr. Alan Summers of Ambler, Pa. has been indicted a [...]

(NaturalNews) Most people are aware of the negative effects of not getting enough sleep, but an Aust [...]

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

Ever since Lemaitre and Hubble's first proposed it in the 1920s, scientists and astronomers hav [...]

Volcanoes come in many shapes and sizes, ranging from common cinder cone volcanoes that build up fro [...]

It looks like mostly good news in NASA's budget for 2017. The Commerce, Justice, and Science su [...]

They're back. After a wintertime largely devoid of evening worlds, the planets are once again i [...]

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. - Just three weeks after SpaceX’s last launch from their Flor [...]

Update: The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module did not fully expand today, May 26th, as planned. Eng [...]

On July 14th, 2015, the New Horizons probe made history as it passed within 12,500 km (7,800 mi) of [...]

Finding examples of intelligent life other than our own in the Universe is hard work. Between spendi [...]

Strange plumes in Mars’ atmosphere first recorded by amateur astronomers four year ago have planetar [...]

Is it likely that human level intelligence and technological civilization has evolved on other world [...]

NATIONAL AWARDS GO TO PI NETWORK TEACHERSFriday May 20, 2016 Perimeter Teacher Network members Steve [...]

Physics Runs in the FamilyMonday May 09, 2016 It's not uncommon for scientists to describe thei [...]

Inside the Perimeter: Spring/Summer 2016 HighlightsTuesday Apr 26, 2016 Theoretical physics is more [...]

Perimeter partners with Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Create Research Chair for Exceptional Physici [...]

Inspiring Future Women in ScienceTuesday Apr 19, 2016 A half-day conference at Perimeter brought 200 [...]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Lauds “Cutting-Edge Research” at PerimeterThursday Apr 14, 2016 Prime [...]

Three Ways Physics Could Help Save HumanityWednesday Apr 13, 2016 Technology has put our global envi [...]

Two Perimeter Researchers Win CAP AwardsWednesday Apr 13, 2016 Freddy Cachazo and Roger Melko receiv [...]

Perimeter Welcomes Seven New Emmy Noether Visiting FellowsMonday Apr 11, 2016 Extended research visi [...]

Commitment To Federal Investment Welcomed By Perimeter InstituteTuesday Mar 22, 2016 The 2016 Federa [...]

How the brain makes, and breaks, a habitNot all habits are bad. Some are even necessary. But inability to switch from acting habitually to a [...]

Doubling down on Schrödinger's catPhysicists have given Schrödinger's famous cat a second box to play in, and the result may help [...]

Evidence of ice age at Martian north poleUsing radar data scientists found evidence of an ice age recorded in the polar deposits of Mars. Ice [...]

Astronomers find giant planet around very young starIn contradiction to the long-standing idea that larger planets take longer to form, astronomers have [...]

Why malnutrition is an immune disorderMalnourished children are most likely to die from common infections, not starvation. New experimenta [...]

Migration back to Africa took place during the PalaeolithicA research group has managed to retrieve the mitochondrial genome of a fossil 35,000 years old found [...]

Small offshore oil spills put seabirds at riskSeabirds exposed to even a dime-sized amount of oil can die of hypothermia in cold-water regions, bu [...]

Antarctic fossils reveal creatures weren't safer in the south during dinosaur extinctionA study of more than 6,000 marine fossils from the Antarctic shows that the mass extinction event th [...]

High altitude archaeology: Prehistoric paintings revealedArchaeologists have undertaken pioneering scans of the highest prehistoric paintings of animals in E [...]

Number of habitable planets could be limited by stifling atmospheresFewer than predicted planets may be capable of harboring life because their atmospheres keep them to [...]

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

Astronomers discover a vast collection of young galaxies from the early universe. The post Galaxy Cl [...]

A galaxy in the midst of a merger isn’t forming stars, even though it could. Astronomers think the g [...]

NAME Fair Lawn High School Planetarium ADDRESS Fair Lawn Senior High School 14-00 Berdan Ave. Fair L [...]

A high-resolution ALMA image of the HR 8799 planetary disk suggests undiscovered planet. The post Di [...]

Antares and Betelgeuse may be colossal stars, but we take it to the next level of stellar monstrosit [...]

Have you ever seen the aurora borealis? Want to join us? Read on for more information on our next tr [...]

Planetary scientists are counting on amateur observations to enhance the results from NASA's fo [...]

A Kuiper Belt object discovered nearly a decade ago turns out to be much darker — and thus larger — [...]

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