It sounds more like a question posed in an episode of “Star Trek” than in academic discourse, but sometimes the bleeding edge of science blurs with themes found in science fiction.
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When asked to name a poison, people may well think of cyanide, arsenic or strychnine. But these are not the most toxic substances known.
The New York Police Department got an order kicking a family of four out of their Queens apartment by telling a judge it was a drug den — but the dealers had moved out seven months earlier.
The space elevator is a proposed method of space transportation that would virtually eliminate the need for the large, expensive rockets that we use today.
Two schools of economic thinking have for many years been engaged in a debate about the potential effects of automation on jobs, employment and human activity
In 2005, an Illinois judge convicted Jennifer Del Prete of first degree murder and sentenced her to a prison term of twenty years. Del Prete, a mother of two who’d been working…
A man in an Anonymous mask, who was sitting peacefully, was harangued by police and arrested. All caught on camera, bystanders recorded the event while a multitude of witnesses yelled out that he did nothing wrong or illegal.
Did you know that all official Norwegian diplomats in training have to go through a formal lesson about Norwegian black metal?
A Glendale cop just showed the world that cops in America can actually stop a person armed with a knife — without killing them.
Last week, President Obama criticized journalists covering the election for “the practice of drawing ‘false equivalences’ between competing claims made by politicians.”
In the first instance of a prominent politician taken down by the 11.5 million documents leaked in the Panama Papers, Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday
It’s 11 days of big thinking under the theme ‘The Known, the Strange and the New’ with 700 events and more debates
A persistent question raised in this presidential election cycle is whether assumptions about American politics need to be rewritten, especially those related to money.
The prosperity gospel is based on a simple premise: God wants us to live “in abundance.” But in order to receive the gifts we are promised, we must demonstrate faith and claim the prosperity that is rightfully ours.
Two years ago, virtually no one had heard of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). In a January 2014 New Yorker interview, President Obama dismissed the group as “Junior Varsity.”
(The Free Thought Project) When a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Citizens United in 2010, it reshaped the political landscape by opening the floodgates to what is known as…
The Easter Sunday suicide attack on Gulshan-e-Iqbal amusement park in Lahore, Pakistan has claimed more than 70 lives.
Different races, religions, and cultures living together in harmony is the de facto enemy or tyrants. This is why establishment needs you to be divided — so they can conquer you.
Despite appearances to the contrary, this year’s presidential follies have managed to feature at least a few policy discussions amid all the name-calling.
Alan Watts explains why our culture is destructive. Offering the possibility that an underlying unconscious thematic pattern within humanity is causing our disconnection with the world and ourselves.
It is no secret that police departments have diverted energy and resources away from real crime like rape, theft, and murder so they can enforce drug laws, traffic laws and a wide range of other nonviolent crimes.
#NOMH, is a BBQ community that brings together all the darks arts of smoking food in Mexico. Everything they cook is done over wood, with Mexican gastronomy and various cultural tendencies from around the world.
Everyone especially Americans should see this. This film begins with an American billionaire coming out of the Scottish sky and ends with the potential victims of his vanity gazing into the sunset, pondering on their fate.
The DMT experience has the feel of reality in terms of detail and potential for exploration. The creatures encountered are often identified as being alien-like or elf-like.
From schizophrenia to depression we assume our psychiatric diagnoses are real. But as the mental health epidemic turns global, the categories now seem like the cause.