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

In apparent desperation, Trump turns to more fear-mongeringFor the right, the "prayer rugs" story is back, and this time, Donald Trump is asking Amer [...]

Trump White House reportedly sought to put Pelosi 'in her place'It's as if a group of far-right online trolls took control of the executive branch of a global [...]

As shutdown drags on, the GOP makes time for ... an anti-abortion bill?The Senate has now considered more anti-abortion legislation in the new Congress than bills to end t [...]

Dems pounce on report that Trump directed Cohen to lie to CongressIt's not lost on anyone that if the president directed his fixer to lie to Congress, it would t [...]

Maddow: Don't get attached to the blue blazerRachel Maddow explains to viewers that the combination of a poorly lit office and tired eyes is the [...]

'Sex trainer' who exposed Deripaska in video arrested in RussiaRachel Maddow updates the story of Belarusian model Anastasia Vashukevich, whose fortunes as a sex t [...]

GOP joins House Democrats to oppose lifting Russia sanctionsRachel Maddow reports that while the number of Republican defectors in the Senate were not enough to [...]

Cohen has proof Trump knew of payment to rig online polls: V.F.Emily Jane Fox, senior reporter for Vanity Fair, talks with Rachel Maddow about the Wall Street Jour [...]

WSJ: Cohen paid Liberty U. CIO to rig online polls for TrumpRachel Maddow shares a mind-bending story reported by the Wall Street Journal that Michael Cohen hir [...]

DOJ reaches settlement for millions with Manafort-tied law firmRachel Maddow reports on the large, well-respected law firm, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, [...]

Here’s the actual state of the union: a failed presidency, in which the bonds of trust between voter [...]

Even Tucker Carlson finally knows what time it is, it’s a sign that everyone — including you — shoul [...]

Donald Trump finds himself ever more dependent on Evangelical voters. Having lost control of the Hou [...]

People trust religious leaders to be honest and moral, and when that is gone little influence remain [...]

As the Washington Post noted: NEW YEAR’S DAY has come and gone, with agencies encompassing 25 percen [...]

Trump’s idea of “Putting Christ back into Christmas”? A child dies of thirst while in custody with h [...]

This is the age of Trump. It is fitting that one of his close woman-abusing pals is a child abuser. [...]

Wired magazine has released an excellent portrait of Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, and so it st [...]

Today, I am thankful for many things; my family, my friends, and old-fashioned, dogged journalism. P [...]

Our faith in basic institutions- presidency, courts, Congress, media deteriorates. Climate-driven di [...]

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

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

More than two-and-a-half centuries ago, Mahapajapati Gotami, the Buddha's aunt, set a precedent [...]

Chinese authorities in the Tibet Autonomous Region are intensifying their campaign against His Holin [...]

The beloved poet Mary Oliver died at her home on Thursday. She was 83. In this Lion’s Roar archive a [...]

Joseph Jarman developed a love of Jazz while in the army and then discovered Buddhism when he return [...]

Rev. angel Kyodo williams addresses the challenge of sticking to one Buddhist tradition. From the No [...]

Bethany Saltman talks with Tenzin Palmo about rebirth, merit, and the bodhisattva vow. The post Endl [...]

Karen Maezen Miller on how meditation helps her bring "doing nothing" into everything she [...]

His Holiness the Dalai Lama takes us step by step through the famed logic of Madhyamika, the Middle [...]

Blanche Hartman explains one of the Buddha's most significant teachings—impermanence—and discus [...]

(Natural News) Imagine sending your son or daughter off to college, only to have him or her return a [...]

(Natural News) If you’ve begun to notice that your favorite video content is no longer showing up li [...]

(Natural News) If it seems like a lot of people you know are suffering from depression, it’s probabl [...]

(Natural News) If you’re looking to improve your diet, one of the things that you should consider in [...]

(Natural News) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally invited President Donald Trump to give his annual [...]

(Natural News) In yet another embarrassing and ironic example of fake science going viral, a study p [...]

(Natural News) Many American patriots were justifiably disappointed in President Trump’s recent addr [...]

(Natural News) A Google search with the question “Are vaccines safe?” spews out the approved group p [...]

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

Claudius Gros, the founder of Project Genesis, makes the case that when it comes to extrasolar plane [...]

The Cassini mission to Saturn ended in September 2017, but the data it gathered during its 13 year m [...]

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, wants to build a particle collider that will d [...]

It was bound to happen. While the rest of us look up at the night sky, and wonder at what we’re seei [...]

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Pamela Gay (astronomycast.com / cosmoquest.org / [...]

The Chang'e-4 mission accomplished another first by being the first mission to grow plant life [...]

In an announcement sure to make you quiver with delight, Elon Musk says that SpaceX could begin shor [...]

You might be asking yourself: Where have all the planets gone? With Mars past its epic opposition in [...]

Saturn’s moon Titan is a very strange place. It’s surrounded by a dense, opaque atmosphere, the only [...]

Our understanding of the universe, and of the Milky Way, is built on an edifice of individual pieces [...]

Perimeter researchers continue hot streak in Buchalter Cosmology Prize competitionWednesday Jan 09, [...]

New fellowships to fuel fundamental physics with radio telescopes in Canada Thursday Dec 20, 2018Per [...]

2018: Perimeter's scientific year in reviewMonday Dec 17, 2018As another year draws to a close, [...]

Perimeter ramps up efforts to support greater diversityFriday Nov 30, 2018Perimeter has taken anothe [...]

Exploring the physics all around usTuesday Nov 13, 2018From climate change to gravitational waves, t [...]

LUKE SANTI AWARD WINNER CULTIVATES CURIOSITY AND GRITWednesday Nov 07, 2018Aidan Richards, a first-y [...]

New fellowships aim to support early-career researchersTuesday Oct 30, 2018Fellowships named in hono [...]

New program aims to bridge gap between high school and grad schoolFriday Oct 19, 2018Perimeter’s new [...]

EINSTEINPLUS EN FRANÇAIS TAKES TEACHERS BACK TO THEIR ROOTSThursday Oct 18, 2018French adaptation of [...]

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

Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rateSaturn's distinctive rings were observed in unprecedented detail by NASA's Cassini spacecr [...]

Saturn hasn't always had ringsIn its last days, the Cassini spacecraft looped between Saturn and its rings so that Earth-based rad [...]

How to rapidly image entire brains at nanoscale resolutionA powerful new technique combines expansion microscopy with lattice light-sheet microscopy for nanos [...]

Scientists find increase in asteroid impacts on ancient Earth by studying the MoonA team of scientists has determined the number of asteroid impacts on the Moon and Earth increased b [...]

More animal species under threat of extinction, new method showsCurrently approximately 600 species might be inaccurately assessed as non-threatened on the Red List [...]

Emperor penguins' first journey to seaNew research reveals the previously unknown behaviors of juvenile Emperor penguins in their critical [...]

Feathers: Better than Velcro?The structures zipping together the barbs in bird feathers could provide a model for new adhesives a [...]

High-speed supernova reveals earliest moments of a dying starAn international team of researchers found evidence for the much theorized 'hot cocoon'. [...]

Scientists grow perfect human blood vessels in a petri dishScientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the fir [...]

How stem cells self-organize in the developing embryoNew study uses live imaging to understand a critical step in early embryonic development -- how gene [...]

  Friday, January 18 • Zero-magnitude Capella on high, and equally bright Rigel in Orion's foot [...]

The post A blue ring in the eye of the scorpion. appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post IC1805 SHO appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

The post Sh2-155 The Cave Nebula in Cepheus appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]

Hundreds of sunrise and sunset times reveal that there’s something amiss with our calculations. The [...]

New studies are challenging the core accretion theory, the primary model astronomers use to understa [...]

The total lunar eclipse of January 2019 promises to be a spectacle for those under clear skies in th [...]

The most distant magnified quasar known promises to shed light on the universe's early years. T [...]

We peek ahead to see what comets await in 2019. Bright ones will be sparse, but several nice objects [...]

Astronomers are taking a cue from bats, using a method similar to echolocation to map out the feedin [...]