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Frederick Douglass - The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the NegroIn 1852 Frederick Douglass delivered one of his most moving speeches, reflecting on the meaning that [...]

David Eagleman - Can We Create New Senses for Humans?It's been a source of questions, awe and insight among philosophers for a long time to consider [...]

Understanding Art - The Death of SocratesWhen I visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, I make it a point to stop by Jacques Louis David [...]

Jim Jefferies on U.S. Gun ControlWhenever a shooting massacre takes place in the US, and we raise the question of whether there ought [...]

Lucretius - De Rerum Natura - On the Nature of LoveEpicurean philosophy is hedonistic, and as such it exalts the importance of pleasure and makes it th [...]

Monica Lewinski - The Price of ShameAlmost overnight, and without almost anyone knowing the person behind the name, her name became an i [...]

Malcolm X - The Ballot or the BulletFifty years ago today, as he was preparing to deliver a speech to the Organization of Afro-American [...]

Animated Fibonacci SculpturesWhen math is expressed aesthetically, and when art is expressed with the precision and rigor of math [...]

Pascal's Wager - Betting on InfinityBlaise Pascal is, in my mind at least, almost always a mixed bag. Many of the thoughts he expressed [...]

Ed Yong - Suicidal Wasps, Zombie Roaches & Other Parasite TalesBy its very nature, philosophy is an iconoclastic discipline, dedicated to questioning and dissectin [...]

Right Living, Thinking, Etc
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Explaining the retraction of this cover, Lancet Infectious Diseases editor John McConnell wrote, [...]

Featured speakers Arvind Gupta, president, University of BC; Ted Lipman, Chief Executive Officer, Th [...]

On the 80th birthday of the Dalai Lama, Shambhala Sun editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod reflects on the [...]

On the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday, we look back at a conversation we had with him two decades a [...]

Broadway’s brightest wish the Dalai Lama a Happy BirthdayBroadway Wishes the Dalai Lama Happy 80th Birthday from Josh Baran on Vimeo. Watch as cast members f [...]

George Bush gave his painting of the Dalai Lama to His Holiness himself as a birthday gift. The post [...]

At age seven, Ira Sukrungruang believed that the Buddha was more than a bronze statue. The Buddha wa [...]

In 2011, I started to ask about my sangha's ordinariness. What do we look like meditating in ou [...]

Melvin McLeod, the editor-in-chief of the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma, invites you to take part i [...]

A group of Buddhist leaders have launched "Buddhists for Racial Justice." The post Buddhis [...]

(NaturalNews) The mainstream media is in a frenzy over a few shark attacks that allegedly took place [...]

(NaturalNews) Lose weight with exercise. Yes, it works, that is for most people who do not have a me [...]

(NaturalNews) Millions of chickens and turkeys in a number of states have been stricken by the lates [...]

(NaturalNews) Stories of medical cover-ups and missing records are not unusual today, especially whe [...]

(NaturalNews) In a world filled with toxic substances that have ruined the quality of air, water and [...]

(NaturalNews) It's common for medications to come with a slew of side effects that may even inc [...]

(NaturalNews) As I write this, the European Union is on the brink, financially, with Greece. The rul [...]

(NaturalNews) Eggs, which seem to have an off-again, on-again romance in the world of health (some s [...]

(NaturalNews) You may snicker at the concept that there is actually a way to maintain regularity and [...]

(NaturalNews) DURHAM, N.C. - A growing body of evidence in the medical community holds that greater [...]

Science News
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Despite some hair-raising and unplanned 4th of July fireworks of sorts in deep space which caused NA [...]

Do you feel a little… distant today? The day after the 4th of July weekend brings with it the promis [...]

Over three tons of much needed supplies and equipment finally reached the crew living aboard the Int [...]

For a nail-biting hour and 20 minutes, NASA lost contact yesterday afternoon July 4 with the New Hor [...]

NASA’s two lost Shuttle crews from the searing Challenger and Columbia accidents are now memorialize [...]

Hey, Mars, you’ve got company. Looks like there’s a second “red planet” in the Solar System — Pluto. [...]

A sigh of relief was heard worldwide with today’s (July 3) successful launch to orbit of the unmanne [...]

My eyes are burning. The morning Sun, already 40° high, glares a lemony-orange. It’s meteorologicall [...]

Comet 67P/C-G may be tiny at just 2.5 miles (4 km) across, but its diverse landscapes and the proces [...]

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – SpaceX and NASA are diligently working to “identify the root cause” of th [...]

13 Things from Sci-fi That Became Sci-fact Tuesday Jun 30, 2015 To commemorate some big anniversarie [...]

Celebrating the sixth class of Perimeter Scholars InternationalMonday Jun 29, 2015 Congratulations t [...]

Business Leaders and Philanthropists Invest in Perimeter InstituteThursday Jun 18, 2015 Perimeter ha [...]

Young Faculty Receive Early Researcher AwardsThursday Jun 18, 2015 Three Perimeter researchers have [...]

Converging Streams: Art and ScienceMonday Jun 15, 2015 When streams of thought converge, truth is fo [...]

EHT Initiative at PI boosts black hole huntTuesday Jun 09, 2015 Perimeter Institute is building a te [...]

Inside the Perimeter: Spring/Summer 2015Thursday May 21, 2015 The most dazzling discoveries in scien [...]

A Gravitational Atom in the SkyThursday May 14, 2015 Could black holes be the universe’s own acceler [...]

General Relativity from A to ZMonday May 11, 2015 To mark the 100-year anniversary of the theory tha [...]

Want a quantum boost? Play the oddsFriday Apr 17, 2015 An experimental collaboration involving Perim [...]

Surfing a wake of lightFor the first time, Harvard researchers have created wakes of light-like waves moving on a metallic [...]

Fundamental beliefs about atherosclerosis overturnedDoctors' efforts to battle the dangerous atherosclerotic plaques that build up in our arteries [...]

Tundra study uncovers impact of climate warming in the ArcticSignificant changes in one of Earth's most important ecosystems are not only a symptom of clima [...]

Autonomous taxis would deliver significant environmental and economic benefitsImagine a fleet of driverless taxis roaming your city, ready to pick you up and take you to your des [...]

Extra DNA acts as a 'spare tire' for our genomesCarrying around a spare tire is a good thing -- you never know when you'll get a flat. Turns ou [...]

Astronomers see pebbles poised to make planetsA team of astronomers announced the discovery of a ring of rocks circling a very young star. This is [...]

Universe’s hidden supermassive black holes revealedAstronomers have found evidence for a large population of hidden supermassive black holes in the Uni [...]

Do micro-organisms explain features on comets?Comet 67P/Churyumov--Gerasimenko, studied in detail by the European Space Agency Rosetta and Philae [...]

Climate change is turning male dragon lizards into femalesA climate-induced change of male dragon lizards into females occurring in the wild has been confirme [...]

Record-breaking solar flight reaches Hawaii after 5 nights and days airborne without fuelThe longest and most difficult leg of the Round the World Solar Flight attempted since last March by [...]

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The post Jupiter-Venus Conjunction on 30 June 2015,through 60x828mm reftarctor , from Arad ,Romania [...]