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

Cost of hurricane could skyrocket with damage to fighter jetsRachel Maddow reports on the damage from Hurricane Michael to Tyndall Air Force Base, and the possib [...]

Democrats boast of gender gap among candidates as well as votersRachel Maddow shares polling that shows a significant preference for Democrats among women, and look [...]

TX agrees to remove added bureaucratic burden on student votersMike Siegel, Texas Democratic candidate for Congress, updates Rachel Maddow with breaking news that [...]

Outreach to 'infrequent voters' key to Democratic strategy in GAStacey Abrams, Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia, talks with Rachel Maddow about her camp [...]

Kemp record shows poor stewardship of Georgia's election systemRachel Maddow reviews some of the scandals and embarrassments suffered by Georgia's election sy [...]

Friday's Mini-Report, 10.12.18Today's edition of quick hits. [...]

Rachel Maddow 10/12/18Watch the full episode of Friday night's The Rachel Maddow Show. [...]

Narrative be damned, the GOP's Kavanaugh boost apparently isn't realTo hear Republicans tell it, the fight over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation was a [...]

On the Census, Wilbur Ross' memory has apparently been joggedDid Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross lie to Congress about a citizenship question on the 2020 Census? [...]

Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 10.12.18Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. [...]

Dear America, It’s time we had “The Talk.” -Frank Schaeffer "The Talk" Dear America,It [...]

Thanks to ruthless discipline — and a far right plan long in the making — the Republicans are carryi [...]

An open letter to all artists: Mock the Trump-GOP takeover of the Federal Judiciary Posted by Frank [...]

The question about abortion that always came up was “What about rape?” Now the symbolism is too awfu [...]

Beto O’Rourke’s popularity has grown in Texas but he faces the challenge of turning out young and Hi [...]

Trump’s just imitated and mocked a victim of being sexually assaulted as a child. He did the same to [...]

Friends, the Vote Common Good Tour is officially underway and coming to a city near you! Following a [...]

Franklin Graham’s Trump Cult hypocrisies have now totally displaced his last vestige of Christian fa [...]

You know things are bad for the Republican Party when a large Mormon women’s group is calling on sen [...]

Dear White Evangelical Trump Voters: You went along with Trump’s groping, disgusting racism and path [...]

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
  • Two Truths News
  • Natural Living-Healthy Planet

Lion's Roar magazine's deputy editor Andrea Miller reflects on her time spent with Thich N [...]

By accepting our emotions and not reacting, says Lama Justin von Bujdoss, we can learn to effectivel [...]

The practice of love, says bell hooks, is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination. [...]

Shinso Ito, the head of the Shinnyo-en school of Buddhism, explains the role of bells and chanting i [...]

Nagarjuna is known as a Buddhist monk, a scholar, and the founder of the Madhyamaka school of Buddhi [...]

15 leading African American Buddhist teachers will hold public dialogue in New York City. The post B [...]

The two claimants to the title of "Karmapa" have released a joint statement seeking to hea [...]

Geoffrey Shugen Arnold tells the story of Prajnatara, the 27th "patriarch" of Indian Buddh [...]

If you can know yourself as the unity of past, present, and future, says Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, the [...]

Zen master, peace activist, teacher of mindful living — Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most important [...]

(Natural News) At this point, there is no longer any doubt that the pesticides used on a massive sca [...]

(Natural News) Albert Einstein once said, “Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a p [...]

(Natural News) Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common female endocrine disorder that af [...]

(Natural News) Researchers from the Universiti Malaysia Pahang have developed a way to upcycle waste [...]

(Natural News) Scientists have discovered four new types of blood cells using new genetic techniques [...]

(Natural News) A runny nose, watery eyes, and wheezy breath can only mean one thing: seasonal allerg [...]

(Natural News) If you’re struggling to lose some weight with diet and exercise, consider a different [...]

(Natural News) Solar power may be one of the cleanest forms of energy, but affordable and efficient [...]

(Natural News) What does it mean to be organic, anyway? In the U.S., food can only be labeled as org [...]

(Natural News) If Right-leaning media and commentators thought that the big tech firms like Facebook [...]

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

A new study from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics addresses the possibility of panspe [...]

According to a new study by an international team of scientists, quantum mechanics may allow for som [...]

Like millions of other people around the world, on July 20, 1969, Rick and Mark Armstrong watched Ap [...]

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two crew members to the ISS has experienced a booster failure. The craft [...]

According to a new study from the Planetary Science Institute, Ceres poles reoriented sometime in th [...]

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

A collision between a white dwarf and a brown dwarf created the object we call CK Vulpeculae. It was [...]

We’re not learning that the vast majority of potentially habitable worlds out there are actually icy [...]

According to a new NASA-backed study, Europa's surface may be covered in towering icy spikes, w [...]

Thanks to an amateur astronomer, the latest image to come from the Rosetta mission provides of glimp [...]

Perimeter congratulates 2018 Nobel laureate Donna Strickland of University of WaterlooTuesday Oct 02 [...]

Dirac Medal winners share close ties with PerimeterWednesday Aug 15, 2018Subir Sachdev, Dam Thanh So [...]

Figuring out physics with newfound friendsMonday Aug 13, 2018A group of 40 high school students from [...]

Simons Investigator Award to support Ue-Li Pen's researchTuesday Aug 07, 2018Theoretical astrop [...]

Four PhD students awarded Vanier ScholarshipsFriday Aug 03, 2018They came to Canada chasing big ques [...]

Teachers become pupils at immersive physics campMonday Jul 16, 2018Fourty-four teachers from around [...]

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 [...]

Did mosasaurs hunt like killer whales?Researchers have examined the youngest-ever specimen of tylosaur ever found. Like orcas, mosasaurs m [...]

Researchers quickly harvest 2-D materials, bringing them closer to commercializationResearchers have developed a technique to harvest 2-inch diameter wafers of 2-D material within just [...]

World's fastest camera freezes time at 10 trillion frames per secondResearchers have developed what they call T-CUP: the world's fastest camera, capable of capturi [...]

'Vampire burial' reveals efforts to prevent child's return from graveArchaeologists found the remains of a 10-year-old child with a stone inserted into his or her mouth [...]

Human brain cell transplant offers insights into neurological conditionsScientists have created a 'window' into the brain, which enables researchers to watch in i [...]

Death of a massive star and birth of compact neutron star binaryThe unexpectedly gentle death of a massive star suggests that it was being robbed by a dense compani [...]

Computational model links family members using genealogical and law-enforcement databasesResearchers are reporting ways in which using genetic ancestry databases to solve crimes could poten [...]

Mouse pups with same-sex parents born in China using stem cells and gene editingResearchers were able to produce healthy mice with two mothers that went on to have normal offspring [...]

Human retinas grown in a dish explain how color vision developsBiologists grew human retina tissue from scratch to determine how cells that allow people to see in [...]

Do lizards dream like us?Researchers have confirmed that lizards exhibit two sleep states, just like humans, other mammals, a [...]

Curious about astronomy? No plans for Saturday? Well, you’re in luck! Saturday October 13 is Fall As [...]

Data from the Gaia satellite reveal 20 new high-speed stars, 13 of which appear to have originated o [...]

Mars and Saturn are the two planets of the evening sky this week, the brightest points of light in t [...]

Astronomers think they have identified the remnant of a supernova recorded by Chinese astronomers in [...]

Traditional and digital tools can help you learn the naked-eye magnitude limit of your sky and find [...]

An increase in cosmic rays indicates that Voyager 2 is approaching the heliopause, where the solar w [...]

A failure of a gyroscope used to point and stabilize the Hubble telescope caused the observatory to [...]

New calculations reveal what two supermassive black holes about to merge would look like in ultravio [...]

The post NGC891 Galaxy appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The boxy robotic lander MASCOT delivered photos and other data from asteroid Ryugu during a brief 17 [...]