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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
  • Two Truths News
  • Natural Living-Healthy Planet

Lindsay Kyte talks to Sharon Salzberg about how she became one of today’s most relatable Buddhist te [...]

Gina Sharpe, a guiding teacher and co-founder of New York Insight, resigned from her positions this [...]

"What makes a good life?" In this moving TED Talk, Zen priest and Harvard researcher Rober [...]

Karen Maezen Miller on how the domestic practice of ancient Zen masters can lead us to intimate enco [...]

So-called objective reality, Pico Iyer finds, is as fickle as the weather. Maybe that’s because it’s [...]

SIT is a new, short documentary film by Yoko Okumura, daughter of the Bloomington, Indiana-based Jap [...]

A meditation practice to find yourself in the present moment from renowned American Buddhist teacher [...]

Edward Espe Brown serves up a recipe for the perfect Autumn Dinner, along with some memories serving [...]

Today, September 22, is the third annual Global Character Day. What are the characteristics of the B [...]

The December/January issue of Lion's Roar will feature teachings on the practice of intention. [...]

(NaturalNews) Natural News readers have long known that my core mission in life is to protect and de [...]

(NaturalNews) Four big names in the dairy industry reportedly conspired to artificially inflate the [...]

(NaturalNews) Okay, maybe Monsanto didn't actually set out to kill off the honeybees, but they [...]

(NaturalNews) The debate over water fluoridation goes back to the 1940s when communities began fluor [...]

(NaturalNews) Gatorade has recently launched a new line of products for the sole purpose of deceivin [...]

(NaturalNews) Much of the controversy over additives in vaccines has centered around the mercury-con [...]

(NaturalNews) If you are eating genetically modified foods – including essentially any product conta [...]

(NaturalNews) In California, any medical doctors who oppose the state's mandatory forced vaccin [...]

(NaturalNews) The Canadian government is cracking down on claims made on natural health products. Ne [...]

(NaturalNews) A shocking study conducted via a national audit of UK healthcare showed that nearly 50 [...]

Science News
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  • Sky and Telescope

Last week, on Tuesday, September 20th, NASA announced that they had made some interesting findings a [...]

Visit the Astronomy Cast Page to subscribe to the audio podcast! We usually record Astronomy Cast as [...]

The month of October is upon us this coming weekend, and with it, one of the better annual meteor sh [...]

On September 20, a particular spot in the constellation Lupus the Wolf was blank of any stars bright [...]

Our beyond magnificent Curiosity rover has just finished her latest Red Planet drilling campaign - a [...]

Stars are beautiful, wondrous things. Much like planets, planetoids and other stellar bodies, they c [...]

Rosetta awoke from a decade of deep-space hibernation in January 2014 and immediately got to work ph [...]

Investigators have determined that a “large breach” in the second stage helium system likely trigger [...]

What lies beneath Pluto’s icy heart? New research indicates there could be a salty “Dead Sea”-like o [...]

On Sept. 15th, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation met to consider legisla [...]

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 [...]

In Search of a Common LanguageWednesday Aug 31, 2016 How physics is breaking down communication barr [...]

Perimeter Particle Physicist Earns Early Researcher AwardFriday Aug 26, 2016 Asimina Arvanitaki has [...]

Independent Review Lauds Perimeter as “World-Leading” SuccessTuesday Aug 16, 2016 Perimeter Institut [...]

The Physics of the OlympicsWednesday Aug 10, 2016 “Faster, higher, stronger.” The Olympic motto also [...]

Shape-shifters found in the Belt Supergroup: Revelations about Tappania planaThe rise of eukaryotic organisms (organisms with complex cells, or a single cell with a complex stru [...]

Acidity in atmosphere minimized to preindustrial levelsNew research shows that human pollution of the atmosphere with acid is now almost back to the level [...]

Pluto's 'heart' sheds light on possible buried oceanEver since NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto last year, evidence has been mounting t [...]

How natural selection acted on one penguin species over the past quarter centuryBiologists combed through 28 years' worth of data on Magellanic penguins to search for signs th [...]

Ice Man, Ötzi: A treacherous murder with links to Central ItalyThe copper used to make Ötzi's axe blade did not come from the Alpine region as had previously [...]

Greenland rising as ice meltsA new study on the Greenland Ice Sheet provides valuable insight on climate change, using unique res [...]

Melatonin, biological clock keep singing fish on timeIn the 1980s, people living on houseboats in the San Francisco Bay were puzzled by a droning hum of [...]

Oxygen levels were key to early animal evolution, strongest evidence now showsIt has long puzzled scientists why, after 3 billion years of nothing more complex than algae, comple [...]

Landmark map reveals the genetic wiring of cellular lifeA new map breaks away from the old way of studying genes one at a time, showing how genes interact i [...]

Multifaceted genetic impact of trainingEndurance training changes the activity of thousands of genes and give rise to a multitude of altere [...]

In this second edition, Hicks discusses each aspect of building and designing a backyard observatory [...]

NAME Chesterfield Astronomical Society ADDRESS The Barnett Observatory Hastings Close Newbold Cheste [...]

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

The post The Bubble Nebula 2014->2016, Morten la Cour/Niels V. Christensen appeared first on Sky [...]

The post Globular cluster Terzan 5 appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

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If you’re planning on RVing your way to 2017's total solar eclipse, here's where you' [...]

A new e-digest from the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center gives the public a he [...]

The historic mission to explore a comet ends in dramatic fashion on September 30th. The post Rosetta [...]