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Politics, Culture, Philosophy
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This Week in God, 7.14.18The chair of Trump's evangelical advisory board has incorporated Jesus' immigration status [...]

The threat to NATOCritics say that NATO’s mission ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War. [...]

At Trump’s golf courses, “sinkholes of money”The Trump Turnberry property cost Donald Trump more than $50 million in 2014. He bought it even thou [...]

New intrigue as Trump remarks pair with alleged hacking timelineRep. Adam Schiff, top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, talks about the questions Robert [...]

Trump arrives in the UK amid mass protestsAfter criticizing UK Prime Minister Theresa May in an interview with a British tabloid, President Tr [...]

Mueller investigation steps closer to Trump with new indictmentsDavid Kris, former assistant attorney general for national security, talks about how the new indictm [...]

New hacking indictments focus questions about Trump campaign tiesCarol Lee, NBC News national political reporter, talks about how Robert Mueller's indictment of [...]

Friday's Mini-Report, 7.13.18Today's edition of quick hits. [...]

White House responds to new Mueller indictment the wrong wayDid it not occur to White House officials to criticize the foreign officials who launched an intelli [...]

Trump on his popularity within the GOP: 'I beat our Honest Abe'Trump's beliefs about his popularity have long been wrong, but they now include a strange twist [...]

As the world rejoices, remember how Donald Trump and Stephen Miller really feel about brown children [...]

 Vote Common Good Bus Tour, Sept. 6 – Nov. 6. Learn More. How do we make our way back into love, be [...]

I would ask Trump’s evangelical supporters, Was it ever about the children, or was it only about whi [...]

This new leg of my Road Trip took me to the beautiful mountain hamlet of Ouray, Colorado to speak at [...]

If Republicans let Trump roll them by using innocent children as hostages, he will learn the lesson [...]

ICYMI, I appeared this morning on AM Joy on MSNBC with Bishop William Barber and Bishop Michael Curr [...]

If you’ve been following this new leg of my Road Trip, you know I recently travelled to the beautifu [...]

As you may know, I recently spoke at San Juans Summit, a gathering put together by Common Good Chris [...]

I recently spoke at San Juans Summit, a gathering of progressive Christians who want to take back th [...]

If you saw my most recent video, you already know that my good friend Samir Selmanović, the Executiv [...]

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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Buddhist teacher Jan Willis shares her advice for making the most of your bravery, your voice, and y [...]

Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar [...]

Debating the supernatural in Buddhism with Judy Lief, Ari Goldfield, and Glenn Wallis. The post Foru [...]

Pema Chödrön shares why the simple practice of taking a break from our usual thoughts is the most [...]

Before you fully embark on the path of the bodhisattvas and buddhas, says Sheng Yen, you must first [...]

Jan Chozen Bays on shikantaza and koan study, Zen’s two primary practices. The post Koan and Shikant [...]

Gabriel Cohen on how you can defuse stressful situations by pausing before reacting instinctively. T [...]

Native American Buddhist teacher Bonnie Duran works to decolonize healthcare for Indigenous communit [...]

In Strava's heat maps, the devotional movements of tired pilgrims become blazing symbols of sac [...]

Sex researcher Dr. Lori A. Brotto speaks with Ray Buckner about her wealth of research on how mindfu [...]

(Natural News) A lot of people have an appetite for sugar. Studies have shown that the body’s respon [...]

(Natural News) Industrial fishing is helping bring more toxic mercury to the table, according to res [...]

(Natural News) It’s never too late to start preparing for a disaster. Listed below are some of the s [...]

(Natural News) Weed management is one of the primary challenges organic farmers face. Research publi [...]

(Natural News) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about one in 59 chi [...]

(Natural News) The British government has declared a Christian physician “unfit to work” after the s [...]

(Natural News) Trouble is brewing in LGBTville where some of the community’s earliest members, the “ [...]

(Natural News) Horseradish might not be something you eat every day, but there’s a good chance you’r [...]

(Natural News) Here’s a fact: An unhealthy diet is likely to increase your chances of getting a chro [...]

(Natural News) A Republican lawmaker has introduced legislation aimed at members of the violent dome [...]

Science News
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  • Sky and Telescope

According to a recent study by an international team of researchers, Jupiter's moons of Io and [...]

In recognition of their efforts to communicate the importance of the Cassini mission, NASA's JP [...]

A new research study conducted by an international team of researchers indicates that life can survi [...]

The Kepler mission has been put into hibernation prior to downloading data from its 18th campaign an [...]

Eclipse season in nigh... though most of us won't notice. The second eclipse season for 2018 co [...]

NASA is currently partnering with companies to develop technologies for dealing with garbage during [...]

A new study by a team of NASA-supported researchers has shown how a giant impact could explain all o [...]

Looking to the next-generation of telescopes, a pair of astrophysicists propose using swarm robots t [...]

In a recent study, a pair of astrophysicists suggest that Breakthrough Starshot could also test Eins [...]

An unusual celestial spectacle unfolds for observers around the Great Lakes region next Tuesday at d [...]

Quantum researcher honoured with KnighthoodMonday Jul 09, 2018Perimeter Associate Faculty member Mic [...]

Neil Turok appointed to Order of CanadaThursday Jun 28, 2018Perimeter Director “surprised and very h [...]

From learners to creators: Perimeter’s ninth PSI class graduates Wednesday Jun 20, 2018Class of 30 s [...]

ELIZABETH GOULD EARNS W.B. PEARSON MEDALTuesday Jun 19, 2018Perimeter PhD graduate earns top honours [...]

ELEVEN PERIMETER RESEARCHERS AWARDED NSERC DISCOVERY GRANTSTuesday Jun 19, 2018A record number of Pe [...]

Perimeter Outreach builds Californian connectionsTuesday Jun 12, 2018Perimeter’s Educational Outreac [...]

Perimeter scoops four awards at CCAE Prix d’ExcellenceThursday Jun 07, 2018Perimeter lauded at natio [...]

NEW CENTRE FOR ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS LAUNCHES IN CANADAThursday May 10, 2018Perimeter Institute is a [...]

PERIMETER RESEARCHER ELECTED TO ROYAL SOCIETYWednesday May 09, 2018Mathematical physicist Kevin Cost [...]

THREE NEW APPOINTMENTS BOLSTER MATHEMATICS, COSMOLOGY AT PERIMETERMonday Apr 09, 2018Cosmologist Wil [...]

84 highly endangered amur leopards remain in China and RussiaScientists estimate there are only 84 remaining highly endangered Amur leopards (Panthera pardus ori [...]

Sunk cost fallacy in mice, rats and humansNew research has shown that mice, rats, and humans all commit the sunk cost fallacy. [...]

How might dark matter interact with ordinary matter?Scientists have imposed conditions on how dark matter may interact with ordinary matter. In the sear [...]

New species may arise from rapid mitochondrial evolutionGenetic research at has shed new light on how isolated populations of the same species evolve toward [...]

Parental chromosomes kept apart during embryo's first divisionIt was long thought that during an embryo's first cell division, one spindle is responsible for [...]

Algae have land genesThe genome of the algae species Chara braunii has been decoded. It already contains the first geneti [...]

Breakthrough in the search for cosmic particle acceleratorsIn a global observation campaign, scientist have for the first time located a source of high-energy [...]

Quantum dot white LEDs achieve record efficiencyResearchers have demonstrated nanomaterial-based white-light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that exhibit a r [...]

Obesity alone does not increase risk of deathResearchers have found that patients who have metabolic healthy obesity, but no other metabolic risk [...]

Could gravitational waves reveal how fast our universe is expanding?An new study finds black holes and neutron stars are key to measuring our expanding universe. [...]

On the night of July 27, 2018, the longest total lunar eclipse for the next 105 years will be visibl [...]

A new National Academies study assesses NASA's efforts to protect neighboring worlds from conta [...]

  NAME Glacial Lakes Astronomers and Stargazers Society ADDRESS 13653 County Road 25 Villard, MN 563 [...]

  Friday, July 13 • Cassiopeia is now well past its annual bottoming out due north. Look for its W p [...]

The night sky's two brightest object — the Moon and Venus — will appear dramatically close toge [...]

There’s no hiding — changes in Earth’s atmosphere over the seasons are a dead giveaway to the fact t [...]

With opposition only weeks away, will the current global dust storm finally break? We look at the pr [...]

The post Mars under Global Dust Storm appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

Hanging dramatically in the west during twilight next Sunday evening (July 15, 2018) will be a brigh [...]

The expedition off the coast of Washington state performs a first, recovering meteorite fragments fr [...]