It should be fun to watch Oklahoman lawmakers try to squirm out of allowing this Satanic Temple edifice (featuring interactive kids’ display!
Well, that depends on who you talk to. If you go on over to Fox Nation, you can bet your stocking there is.
Abby Martin speaks with Richard Wolff, economist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts about the recent district court ruling on Detroit’s bankruptcy and how it could affect the pensions of thousands of city workers.
A human’s understanding of the world is dependent upon their perspective. It’s incredibly hard to argue otherwise.
Derek Murphy writes at Holy Blasphemy: I went to Skepticon 5 expecting a group of heretics that would get a kick out of my inversed reading of Milton’s Paradise Lost, which claims that Satan is the hero of the story (which was actually the mainstream reading before it became the “mistaken reading”, and is now coming into vogue again by top Milton scholars).
The post Lee Camp: Thousands of Drones Set To Take Over Our Skies? appeared first on disinformation.
“Shall we play a game?” Via Computer World: The U.S. Department of Defense may have found a new way to scan millions of lines of software code for vulnerabilities, by turning the practice into a set of video games and puzzles and having volunteers do the work.
The Telegraph claims that a surprising number of mainstream investment bankers make decisions based on astrology.
Best known as the creator of seminal TV series The Wire, David Simon gave an impromptu speech about the divide between rich and poor in America at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, and how capitalism has lost sight of its social compact.
Via ScienceDaily, how changing your mind changes your body: A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of mindfulness meditation.
Years ago, while a student at USC’s Cinema Production Department, I took a class taught by Arthur Knight, whose The Liveliest Art: A Panoramic History of the Movies was a standard textbook at colleges and universities all over the world.
Rolling Stone. Jann Wenner’s Rolling Stone occasionally delves deep into issues that most major publications would rather leave well alone.
The most important revolutionary aspect of the printed page: it allowed people to learn how to improve themselves and change the way they thought about the world Disinfo has echoed the point that the internet is alike to the printing press here: The Global Awakening.
You’d think with my level of obsessive music nerdiness I’d have read a bunch of musician biographies at this point in my life but you’d be completely wrong.
How ‘Thor’ May Save the World: Unbeknownst to most climatologists that decry nuclear energy for its environmental liability (in the form of radioactive waste and potential Chernobyl/Fukushima meltdown), there is a friendly and feasible cousin to the Uranium reactor that uses Thorium (yes named after the Norse god of thunder).
Abby Martin goes over the latest NSA revelations which outline how the agency has spied on online gamers in the World of Warcraft and Second Life, calling out how taxpayer dollars are squandered in these fruitless counter terrorism efforts.
Basically, envision Alfred Hitchcock’s The Byrds but with Amazon delivery drones suddenly turning against you.
Jerry Lembcke writes at CounterPunch: Writing for his October 25, 2013 New York Times column, Paul Krugman noted the attraction that apocalyptic scenarios had for American investors, policy makers, and economists.
Paul Walker. Photo: Andre Luis (CC) Is there no limit the the dastardliness of the Illuminati? Latest conspiracy theory about their supposed nefarious activities via The Inquistr: Paul Walker conspiracy theories are attempting to link Family Guy’s Brian the dog, Illuminati, and drug cartels in an awkward way of explaining the death of the Fast & Furious 7 star.
The next drug-related hysteria? Via CNN, a plastic surgeon claims that his field’s experts link pot smoking with gynecomastia, or, as the professionals term it, man boobs: For now, if you have moobs, it’s probably best to put out that joint.