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March 2018
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Politics, Culture, Philosophy
  • Rachel Maddow
  • Frank Schaeffer
  • Roberto Ruiz

Colin Kahl: John Bolton believes that Trump should only meet...Former national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, Colin Kahl, talks with Rachel Maddow a [...]

Roy Moore supporters tried to buy off his accuser’s lawyer...A jaw dropping new storyline surrounding last year’s Alabama special election ties Steve Bannon and [...]

Donald Trump’s new national security adviser John Bolton is...John Bolton, Trump’s new national security adviser, has connections to both Cambridge Analytica and [...]

Friday's Mini-Report, 3.23.18Today's edition of quick hits. [...]

Rachel Maddow 3/23/18Watch the full episode of Friday night's The Rachel Maddow Show. [...]

Trump's DACA lie is rooted in transparent cynicismTrump wants Dreamers and their allies to believe he's on their side. The cynicism of the lie is [...]

Trump keeps bluffing badly and for no reasonI'm starting to think Donald Trump doesn't understand the point of bluffing -- because lik [...]

After praising spending bill, Trump threatens to veto itIt's a Trump classic: he loved the omnibus spending package and was eager to sign it, right up [...]

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 3.23.18Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. [...]

Trump's CFPB reportedly goes easy on another payday lenderI'm starting to think the CFPB's Mick Mulvaney doesn't much care about alleged abuses [...]

We used to regulate how many media channels one person could own. We used to regulate monopolies. Wh [...]

The outrage over Facebook’s abuses comes from our growing realization that social media platforms ar [...]

When Facebook became a public company its childish founder exhorted his employees to “move fast and [...]

The only relevant known fact about McCabe’s firing is that he is a key witness against Trump. Trump [...]

According to Jerry Falwell Jr., evangelicals have “found their dream president,” in Trump. That says [...]

Delusional Illusion This is the Age of Delusional Illusion– Let Me Explain Posted by Frank Schaeffer [...]

Psalm 118:22 The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. Psalm 118:22 Posted by [...]

For seven hours today, the remains of the evangelist Billy Graham will lie in the U.S. Capitol Rotun [...]

For those of you who have been following the Road Trip for the last 6 months, I’d love for you to jo [...]

Via Down With Tyranny Normal Americans aren’t excited that Scott Pruitt is moving rapidly top destro [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Right Living, Thinking, Etc
  • Two Truths News
  • Natural Living-Healthy Planet

His Holiness the Dalai Lama has canceled all foreign travel for the rest of the year due to his age [...]

Whether we're in a pristine rainforest or our own backyard, says Mark Coleman, nature is always [...]

Heaven is nowhere else but right here on this earth, when we live with friendliness, compassion, joy [...]

Zen teacher John Tarrant offers seven guidelines for taking advantage of life's crises and surp [...]

When life gets too busy, Kathleen Dean Moore remembers the childhood joy of nature. Stress, she remi [...]

The practice of mindful walking, says Thich Nhat Hanh, is a profound and pleasurable way to deepen o [...]

The beloved Buddhist teacher and famed singer discuss Buddhism, creativity, and "the gap." [...]

Three artists worked together to sculpt the stupa, which took 25 days to complete. The post Artists [...]

Khenmo Drolma, abbess of the Vajra Dakini Nunnery, is offering outdoor "pop-up meditations [...]

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

(Natural News) Like his tech colleagues at Google, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg enjoyed ‘most-fa [...]

(Natural News) Lemon, honey, and fasting: For some people, these words will look anything but connec [...]

(Natural News) They say in the political arena if you can’t get good coverage, buy it. Looks like so [...]

(Natural News) When you find out that you or a loved one has heart disease, panic is an understandab [...]

(Natural News) It seems as though the more we find out about Facebook and how the company operates b [...]

(Natural News) It is well-known that plastics are among the leading causes of pollution worldwide. W [...]

(Natural News) American Marxists have long followed an axiom used by former President Obama’s first [...]

(Natural News) Liberals have been on an endless tirade against Vice President Mike Pence ever since [...]

(Natural News) Healthy users of medical and recreational marijuana will be relieved to hear about th [...]

(Natural News) Chinese citizens are already under an enormous amount of pressure to “fall in line” a [...]

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

In the past decade, China’s space program has advanced by leaps and bounds. In recent years, the Chi [...]

According to a new study by a team from UC Berkeley, the existence of oceans on Mars may have had to [...]

70,000 years ago, Scholz's Star visited our neighbourhood, and changed the trajectories of hund [...]

The team behind Illustris have now released the first results of their IllustrisTNG simulation, the [...]

Hosts: Fraser Cain ( / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter ( / @PaulMattSutter) [...]

A new study has cast doubt on whether or not the TRAPPIST-1 system could be habitable, indicating th [...]

An international team of scientists has found a way to use white dwarf stars as gravitational lenses [...]

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by me at the CosmoQuest blog. Click here to read Carnival of [...]

Earlier this month, scientists using the Parkes Radio Telescope detected three FRBs, one of which wa [...]

The first Kuiper Belt Object that the New Horizons mission will investigate - MU69 - just received t [...]

Emmy Noether Fellowships to expand, six new fellows announcedWednesday Mar 21, 2018 Perimeter’s flag [...]

Perimeter Institute mourns the passing of friend and colleague Stephen HawkingWednesday Mar 14, 2018 [...]

Researcher explores the universe's roughest neighbourhoodsTuesday Mar 13, 2018 Astrophysicist W [...]

Perimeter partners with Chapman University to conduct collaborative researchThursday Mar 01, 2018 Pe [...]

Perimeter welcomes cosmologist Neal Dalal to facultyWednesday Jan 31, 2018 New Faculty member Neal D [...]

Perimeter hosts international planning session for G7 SummitTuesday Jan 30, 2018 Representatives fro [...]

“Big bounce” work earns cosmology award for Turok and GielenTuesday Jan 09, 2018 With second- and th [...]

Perimeter Founding Faculty member named to Order of CanadaTuesday Jan 02, 2018 Raymond Laflamme, a f [...]

2017: Perimeter’s scientific year in reviewTuesday Dec 19, 2017 Science typically advances in increm [...]

Pedro Vieira wins Sackler PrizeTuesday Dec 12, 2017 Quantum field theorist shares $100,000 award for [...]

Mysterious head of a pharaoh discovered by Swansea EgyptologistEgyptologists have found a depiction of one of the most famous pharaoh's in history Hatshepsut [...]

Using light to turn yeast into biochemical factoriesResearchers have used a combination of light and genetic engineering to controlling the metabolism, [...]

Direct evidence of exposure of pregnant women to herbicide ingredientThe first birth cohort study of its kind has found more than 90 percent of a group of pregnant women [...]

The existence of the unusual yeti crabs (Kiwaidae) -- a family of crab-like animals whose hairy claw [...]

Two-billion-year-old salt rock reveals rise of oxygen in ancient atmosphereSalts left over from ancient seawater reveal new information about the oxygenation of the Earth [...]

Hubble solves cosmic 'whodunit' with interstellar forensicsOn the outskirts of our galaxy, a cosmic tug-of-war is unfolding-and only NASA's Hubble Space T [...]

Early life experiences influence DNA in the adult brainIn the perennial question of nature versus nurture, a new study suggests an intriguing connection be [...]

Study suggests method to boost growth of blood vessels and muscleResearchers have reversed age-related endurance loss in mice by treating them with a compound that p [...]

Mysterious skeleton shows molecular complexity of bone diseasesA bizarre human skeleton, once rumored to have extraterrestrial origins, has gotten a rather compreh [...]

Being hungry shuts off perception of chronic painFinding food is a necessary survival skill, but so is avoiding pain. Research using mice showed that [...]

Astronomers have discovered a newborn neutron star in a rare pairing with an old red giant companion [...]

China's premier space station, Tiangong 1, has a one-way ticket into the Earth's atmospher [...]

The first-quarter Moon shines high above Orion on the evening of March 24, 2018, in the feet of Gemi [...]

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The post Jupiter & Ganymede appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

David Grinspoon on ‘Oumuamua, the first interstellar object seen entering the solar system: it' [...]

Last summer's total solar eclipse provided a profound moment of celestial accord for millions o [...]