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February 2017
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Culture, Philosophy, Humor

The PresocraticsAnyone who's ever contemplated Raphael's celebrated painting The School of Athens knows th [...]

President Obama's Farewell AddressAs his presidency sadly comes to an end, President Obama delivered last night what is sure to become [...]

John Berger - Ways of SeeingArt critic John Berger's recent death has left a huge void in the world of art appreciation. Wh [...]

Some Thoughts and Feelings on the Aftermath of the ElectionWhen I saw that anger, hate and bigotry were going to win two nights ago, I had to unplug for a whil [...]

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 Trump, and the Democratic Party went from White Supremacy to ObamaWhen 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 [...]

Right Living, Thinking, Etc
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Pema Chödrön offers her unique perspective on The Way of the Bodhisattva, and addresses how we free [...]

We offer this teaching to honor the great Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh, who suffered a serious st [...]

Though unusually bold, this Buddhist community's new statement is presented as congruent with t [...]

Dipa Ma, known as "the patron saint of householders," was a primary teacher of Joseph Gold [...]

It takes courage to undertake a retreat, says Andrew Holecek. But in that container, we find freedom [...]

Dominique Butet and Olivier Adam profile Tibetan nun Tenzin Palmo, who is changing the role of women [...]

She’s best known as Thich Nhat Hanh’s invaluable collaborator, but Sister Chan Khong is also a dedic [...]

There are two ways to understand dependent origination, teaches Ajahn Buddhadasa. But only one leads [...]

Roger Jackson reviews "Heart of the Great Perfection: Dudjom Lingpa’s Visions of the Great Perf [...]

Koun Franz introduces a forum from the Spring 2017 issue of "Buddhadharma" by sharing what [...]

(Natural News) More than 2,500 laboratory-made substances are deliberately added to common, processe [...]

(Natural News) Recent studies supposedly proving the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine manipulated da [...]

(Natural News) As most of you are aware, last week we witnessed massive attacks on independent media [...]

(Natural News) For more than two decades, the EPA has managed to cover up the deadly truth about bio [...]

(Natural News) Aging takes a serious toll on humans, and most older people take a lot of pills for v [...]

(Natural News) The refusal of mainstream media outlets to report on or investigate vaccine safety is [...]

(Natural News) We’re now five days into Google’s total blacklisting ban of the entire NaturalNews.co [...]

(Natural News) Actor Bill Paxton died yesterday from “surgery complications.” The widely acclaimed a [...]

(Natural News) One of the fascinating things that’s happening as a side effect of Natural News being [...]

(Natural News) The Alt-Left has completely come out of the shadows since the election of Donald J. T [...]

Science News
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - At the request of the new Trump Administration, NASA has initiated a mont [...]

Ever since the presence of exoplanets was announced in the TRAPPIST-1 system, SETI has been monitori [...]

30 years ago today, a supernova explosion was spotted in the southern hemisphere skies. The explodin [...]

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Morgan Rehnberg ( [...]

The HiRise camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter continues to supply stunning images of the [...]

According to a new study from the School of Earth and Space Exploration, it may be possible to refre [...]

Not only is it aurora season in Alaska, its sounding rocket season! NASA started launching a series [...]

'Tis the season... eclipse season, that is, as an annular solar eclipse marks the end of the fi [...]

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - A SpaceX Dragon supply ship jam packed with more than 2.5 tons of critica [...]

Last year, Caltech astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin found indirect evidence for the exi [...]

Myers Named Among World's Most Influential Scientists for Third Straight YearWednesday Feb 22, [...]

Perimeter achieves double-hat-trick at Buchalter Cosmology PrizeTuesday Jan 17, 2017 For the third t [...]

Inside the Perimeter Magazine: Fall-Winter 2016/17Tuesday Dec 13, 2016 Science is a participatory en [...]

Luke Santi Award Winner Inspired by the Science Behind the FictionTuesday Dec 13, 2016 Joscelyn van [...]

New STEM Resources Banish the BoringTuesday Dec 06, 2016 Supported by Ontario’s Ministry of Educatio [...]

Perimeter Particle Physicist Wins New Horizons PrizeFriday Dec 02, 2016 Asimina Arvanitaki has won t [...]

Power of Ideas Tour Set to Launch Across CanadaMonday Nov 28, 2016 Students, teachers, and families [...]

How Great Scientists Got Hooked on ScienceTuesday Nov 15, 2016 Sometimes it only takes one moment – [...]

Perimeter Director Recognized for Contributions to Science and SocietyThursday Nov 10, 2016 An Honor [...]


The making of musicA new study suggests that music -- and specifically infant-directed song -- evolved as a way for par [...]

Ancient humans arrived in South America in multiple wavesPaleoamericans share a last common ancestor with modern native South Americans outside, rather than [...]

Where do flowers come from? Shedding light on Darwin’s 'abominable mystery'The mystery that is the origin of flowering plants has been partially solved thanks to a team of sci [...]

Saturn's rings viewed in the mid-infrared show bright Cassini divisionResearchers has succeeded in measuring the brightnesses and temperatures of Saturn's rings usin [...]

Mars More Earth-like than moon-likeMars' mantle may be more complicated than previously thought, report researchers. Their report [...]

High levels of chemicals found in indoor catsA study has now established what was previously suspected, that the high levels of brominated flame [...]

Computer bots are more like humans than you might think, having fights lasting yearsBots appear to behave differently in culturally distinct online environments. A new paper says the f [...]

Ball-rolling bees reveal complex learningBumblebees can be trained to score goals using a mini-ball, revealing unprecedented learning abiliti [...]

Neanderthal DNA contributes to human gene expressionThe last Neanderthal died 40,000 years ago, but much of their genome lives on, in bits and pieces, t [...]

Fasting-mimicking diet may reverse diabetesIn a study on mice and another study on human pancreatic cells, researchers discover that a scientif [...]

The first naked-eye supernova since the invention of the telescope lit up the global astronomy world [...]

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

Die-hard eclipse chasers have journeyed to the Southern Hemisphere to catch a short but dramatically [...]

The post 41P/Tuttle–Giacobini–Kresák Feb 24, 2017 0249UT appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

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Astronomers have found seven Earth-sized planets around a cool red dwarf, all of which have the pote [...]

If you're crazy about crescents, you'll find your happy place this week between the Moon a [...]