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Politics, Culture, Philosophy
  • Rachel Maddow
  • Frank Schaeffer
  • Roberto Ruiz

Tuesday's Mini-Report, 11.19.19Today's edition of quick hits. [...]

Trump's press secretary points to dubious notes from Obama aidesTrump's press secretaries have struggled at times with notable claims that are literally unbeli [...]

Impeachment inquiry has nothing to do with 'policy disagreements'To see impeachment as a dispute "over policy disagreements" is to miss one of the points o [...]

Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 11.19.19Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. [...]

Targeting Vindman ahead of hearing, Ron Johnson aims low (again)As one House Dem reminded Ron Johnson, "If you find yourself lying about a war hero, you should [...]

The other whistleblower controversy is far from overFor many, the word "whistleblower" immediately calls to mind the official from the U.S. in [...]

Losing the debate, Trump, Rubio run with manipulated Pelosi quotePelosi raised an important point about the integrity of the 2020 elections. Trump and Rubio twisted [...]

What Trump's shift on vaping says about his instincts, convictionsWhat vaping, background checks, and immigration reform have in common: Trump's instincts are so [...]

Hell hath no fury like a former Secretary of State scornedTrump has repeatedly lashed out at former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. It appears Tillerson is [...]

Maddow: This is drink-from-a-firehose time in American newsRachel Maddow, preparing to co-moderate Wednesday's Democratic presidential primary debate, lis [...]

Attorney General and Trump Personal Attorney William Barr recently made a speech at Notre Dame. Thes [...]

Sorry to be rude but this is just nuts: “As a Christian, I believe that Satan is behind this. He is [...]

via Southern Poverty Law Center November 12, 2019by Michael Edison HaydenRead at SPLC In the run-up [...]

Shocked evangelicals didn’t object to children in cages and forcibly separated from parents by ICE? [...]

After years of End of Days obsessed Evangelicals propping up lunatic in the presidency, how do we ma [...]

Evangelical Madness is Driving US Policy -Trump was sent by Russia to Help Russia Destroy Israel, Sa [...]

by Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti Read at The Guardian The US attorney general William Barr’s speech at th [...]

If President Trump doesn’t demonstrate the leadership that America needs, then it is time for a new [...]

Attorney General and Trump Personal Attorney William Barr recently made a speech at Notre Dame. This [...]

via Strange Days with Fernand Amandi I recently had a chat with Fernand Amandi for what he described [...]

After having been unjustly convicted of the bogus charges brought against him in that most infamous [...]

The Philosophy of Christopher NolanEver since I first watched Memento and its fascinating exploration of the philosophical question of [...]

Voltaire - CandideThe philosophical problem of evil—the question of how the existence of unnecessary suffering is poss [...]

Arrow - A Celebration of LoveLife is hard enough as it is. Existence, in many ways, is suffering. Obviously, some have it much wo [...]

If 'Despacito' Were Written by an Evo-Devo BiologistIf you are a geek, you are likely to get excited over things others might find boring, laughable, la [...]

James Baldwin Debates William F. BuckleyJames Baldwin, the great essayist, poet, civil rights activist, writer and orator, would have turned [...]

Genius of the Ancient World - SocratesFew figures have been more important and influential in the history of civilization than the ancient [...]

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 [...]

Right Living, Thinking, Etc
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  • Natural Living-Healthy Planet

There are plenty of Buddhist books with helpful advice about how to help dying people—and how to die [...]

The late Tibetan Buddhist nun Ani Trime developed this series of simple affirmations to teach people [...]

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche unpacks the Madhyamaka view of the two truths. The post Through the Lens of [...]

In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Lion's Roar deputy editor Andrea Miller tells the story of Si [...]

The five powers are a set of qualities that work in a sequence to support awakening. The post What A [...]

Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, b [...]

We recommend some great books by LGBTQ Buddhist teachers and practitioners. The post What are some g [...]

Chinese legend has it that if a carp swims up a waterfall, it transforms into a dragon. Be like that [...]

Karen Maezen Miller gives us tools to engage with our fellow Facebookers in ways that benefit us all [...]

Claude Anshin Thomas writes of his experiences as a Vietnam War veteran, and his discovery of Buddhi [...]

(Natural News) The Trump administration is currently in the process of finalizing a new price transp [...]

(Natural News) After months of badgering and persecution by the “rainbow” brigade, fast food fried c [...]

(Natural News) Since the 2016 election, Leftists have become lawless, heartless hatemongers steeped [...]

(Natural News) As investigations into Boeing and its disastrous 737 Max airplane continue, it’s wort [...]

(Natural News) In a speech to the Federalist Society in Washington, D.C., over the weekend, Attorney [...]

(Natural News) Smartphone users might have seen some apps that can supposedly diagnose concussions a [...]

(Natural News) The spent shells of chicken eggs might go from unwanted biowaste to a cheap, renewabl [...]

(Natural News) Both men and women benefit from taking up the ketogenic diet. However, a Polish study [...]

(Natural News) Whether you’re preserving produce that you grew in your backyard or you want to build [...]

(Natural News) In response to liberal anti-gun hysteria, the United States Supreme Court has decided [...]

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

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at his Next Big Future blog. Click here to rea [...]

A team of astronomers estimates that the LSST (which will be operational in 2020) will allow us to l [...]

There’s a disturbing lack of hibernation in our space-faring plans. In movies and books, astronauts [...]

Titan’s methane-based hydrologic cycle makes it one of the Solar System’s most geologically diverse [...]

When it comes to planets, the largest planet in the universe probably isn't the most massive. T [...]

Researchers at the University of Buffalo's CASH Lab are working on a glider inspired by the sti [...]

Like a long-married couple accustomed to each other’s kitchen habits, two of Neptune’s moons are mas [...]

The KBO formerly known as Ultima Thule (2014 MU69) has officially been named "Arrokoth", t [...]

Right now, we know of about 4,000 confirmed exoplanets, mostly thanks to the Kepler mission. TESS, t [...]

Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft is on its way home. The asteroid-visiting, sample-return mission depar [...]

Perimeter researcher wins prestigious AMS prizeFriday Nov 15, 2019Kevin Costello lauded for his effo [...]

Giacomo Torlai receives APS prize for outstanding thesisWednesday Nov 06, 2019A Perimeter PhD gradua [...]

Krembil Foundation elevates its commitment to Canadian-based breakthroughsTuesday Nov 05, 2019The Ca [...]

Perimeter postdoc wins prestigious €1-million research grantThursday Oct 17, 2019Sebastian Steinhaus [...]

Perimeter congratulates Canadian cosmologist James Peebles on Nobel Prize in PhysicsTuesday Oct 08, [...]

Perimeter researchers win Breakthrough and New Horizons PrizesThursday Sep 05, 2019Perimeter researc [...]

Inaugural program invites undergrads to experience life as researchersWednesday Sep 04, 2019This sum [...]

ISSYP demonstrates power of collaboration in physicsThursday Aug 15, 2019At Perimeter’s Internationa [...]

New grads, alumni, and instructors celebrate 10 years of Perimeter Scholars InternationalFriday Jun [...]

Perimeter mourns the passing of a brilliant rising star in cosmologyFriday Jun 14, 2019Chiamaka Okol [...]

In learning new tasks, neuron networks in the brain of mice become more refined and selective. Chart [...]

The perceived scale of the Amazon blazes received global attention this summer. However, internation [...]

Scientists have uncovered a possible explanation for the mental sluggishness that often accompanies [...]

A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet like the Keto regimen has its fans, but influenza apparently isn [...]

Scientists with NASA's Mars 2020 rover have discovered what may be one of the best places to lo [...]

In ancient Egypt, sacred ibises were collected from their natural habitats to be ritually sacrificed [...]

Scientists have solved the structure of one of the key components of photosynthesis, a discovery tha [...]

Researchers have succeeded in reconstructing the evolutionary relationship between a two million yea [...]

Researchers have developed a way to capture moving objects with the unconventional imaging method kn [...]

An astrophysicist has discovered many new multiple star systems that contain exoplanets. For this, h [...]

Altair, centerpiece of Aqulia, the Eagle, is the twelfth-brightest star in the night sky and one of [...]

The post Helping our youngest viewer see the Transit! appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post 2019 Mercury Transit Across The Sun from Texas appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post Mercury Through Thin Clouds appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post Mercury transit as viewed from Raleigh NC appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post Mercury Transit In Ouzouer sur Loire, center France appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

Working with data from NASA’s Cassini mission, scientists have produced the first global map of Tita [...]

Sure, the days of the CCD are numbered, but don't start planning the funeral just yet. The rece [...]

When NASA's New Horizons flew by a distant Kuiper Belt Object on New Year's Day, they nick [...]

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