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A Few Notes on Nature Spirits, Part Two: Into A Living World | John Michael Greer

Mon, 2017-12-11 01:12
Credit: Priya Saihgal, Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Dec. 6, 2017 (EcoSophia.net) -- Last week’s post here on Ecosophia.net dealt with some of the reasons why so many people in today’s industrial...

Nuclear War Made Personal | Emanuele Corso

Sun, 2017-12-10 23:31
Torun panorama. By Pko. (CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.00), via Wikimedia Commons Emanuele Corso -- World News Trust Nov. 15, 2017 This happened and it points out quite candidly how small the...

TOON: In Alabama, Child Molesting Is A Christian Value! | Monica Farrington

Sun, 2017-12-10 21:57
In Alabama, Child Molesting Is A Christian Value! Political Commentary By Monica Farrington TOON: In Alabama, Child Molesting Is A Christian Value! by Monica Farrington is licensed under a Creative...

Physicists excited by discovery of new form of matter, excitonium | Siv Schwink

Sat, 2017-12-09 00:46
Artist's depiction of the collective excitons of an excitonic solid. These excitations can be thought of as propagating domain walls (yellow) in an otherwise ordered solid exciton background...

Gene variants identified that may influence sexual orientation in men and boys | Bob Yirka

Fri, 2017-12-08 22:08
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Dec. 8, 2017 (Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have found two gene variants that appear to be more prevalent in gay men than straight men, adding further evidence of sexual...

Scientists use NASA data to study link between solar storms and animal beachings | Lina Tran

Fri, 2017-12-08 21:55
Illustration of an Atlantic White-sided Dolphin and a Long-finned Pilot Whale, two marine mammal species that strand in Cape Cod. Credit: NASA GSFC/CIL/Brian Monroe Dec. 8, 2017 (Phys.org) -- The...

Stranger Things | James Howard Kunstler

Fri, 2017-12-08 17:39
James Howard Kunstler James Howard Kunstler -- World News Trust Dec. 8, 2017 The hidden agenda in the so-called tax reform bill is to act as stop-gap quantitative easing to plug the “liquidity” hole...

Study sheds light on the voices in our head | Wendy Van Zuijlen

Fri, 2017-12-08 17:26
We spend a lot of our time talking to ourselves in our heads. Credit: UNSW Science Dec. 8, 2017 (Medical Xpress) -- New research showing that talking to ourselves in our heads may be the same as...

Many different types of anxiety and depression exist, new study finds | Leanne Williams, Ph.D.

Fri, 2017-12-08 16:17
Credit: Stanford University Dec. 8, 2017 (Phys.org) -- Five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression have been identified by...

Bitcoin Soars Past $12,000 as Futures Move Closer to Reality | Dave Liedtka

Wed, 2017-12-06 18:53
Dec. 6, 2017 (Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin surpassed $12,000 for the first time amid speculation that the widespread use of futures will help lead to digital currencies being viewed as a legitimate asset...

From the hearts and minds of men: Torture (vol. 1) | Mickey Z.

Wed, 2017-12-06 16:02
Dan Mitrione (above left); also shown a finger crushing device, an electric shock device, and dental devices - all smuggled into Brazil and Uruguay by "diplomatic pouch" from the United...

The Silence of the (Empire's) Lambs | Philip A. Farruggio

Tue, 2017-12-05 23:57
Philip A. Farruggio Philip A. Farruggio -- World News Trust Dec. 5, 2017 In Jonathan Demme's superb 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs, homicidal manic Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) asks FBI...

‘Say the Word’: What the Rohingya Struggle is Really About | Ramzy Baroud

Tue, 2017-12-05 19:17
Dr. Ramzy Baroud Ramzy Baroud -- World News Trust Dec. 5, 2017 Pope Francis lost a historical opportunity to truly set his legacy apart from previous Popes. Alas, for him, too, political expediency...

What Now? | James Howard Kunstler

Mon, 2017-12-04 19:52
James Howard Kunstler James Howard Kunstler -- World News Trust Dec. 4, 2017 “ Contact with Russians.” Grown men and women, doubling and re-doubling down on a political fantasy, repeat this prayer...

Whipping-Post Politics | James Howard Kunstler

Fri, 2017-12-01 16:58
Garrison Keillor James Howard Kunstler -- World News Trust Dec. 1, 2017 Charlie Rose skulked offstage like a punch-drunk palooka with barely a whimper, and Matt Lauer offered up the now laughably...

The 4 elements of a real apology | Mickey Z.

Thu, 2017-11-30 20:18
Image Source: CNN Mickey Z. -- World News Trust Nov. 30, 2017 “I think the world honestly would be a much healthier place if instead of trying to find rationalizations for our bad behavior we would...

The Blockchain Is Bigger Than Any Bubble | Bloomberg News Editors

Thu, 2017-11-30 19:27
Bitcoin is a poor currency and a crazy investment -- but the technology behind it is a real breakthrough. Nov. 30, 2017 ( Bloomberg ) -- An influential new recruit has joined the chorus of bitcoin...

Get Ready for Concealed Guns in All 50 States | Polly Mosendz

Thu, 2017-11-30 18:16
Nov. 30, 2017 (Bloomberg) -- The National Rifle Association has called the concealed carry bill, which would make it easier for gun owners to keep their firearms hidden when crossing state...

Decades of US Diplomacy Has Failed: Why the US Wants to Shut Down PLO Office | Ramzy Baroud

Thu, 2017-11-30 00:32
Ramzy Baroud Ramzy Baroud -- World News Trust Nov. 29, 2017 On Nov. 18, just days before the 50th anniversary of United Nations Resolution 242, the U.S. State Department took its first step towards...

Expanding DNA's alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins | Lauran Neergaard

Wed, 2017-11-29 21:34
This undated photo provided by The Scripps Research Institute shows a semi-synthetic strain of E. coli bacteria that can churn out novel proteins. Scientists reported on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017,...

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