Jessie Nizewitz, left. VH1 via Think Progress: Jessie Nizewitz knew she was going to be naked on the VH1 dating reality show Dating Naked.
[disinfo ed.'s note: the following is an excerpt from Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years: Early Writings on LSD and Psilocybin with Richard Alpert, Huston Smith, Ralph Metzner, and others by James Penner] Timothy Leary’s “How to Change Behavior” was presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology in Copenhagen in August of 1961, and was also reprinted in David Solomon’s LSD: The Consciousness-Expanding Drug (1964).
If your Friday calls for some philosophical discourse, I’ve got your remedy. Check out this 13 minute interview between Bertrand Russell and Woodrow Wyatt from 1960.
Whilst beheadings are undoubtedly savage and brutal the fundamental problem is that they are terribly old-fashioned.
Abby Martin speaks with Mike Papantonio, attorney and host of the Ring of Fire radio show, discussing the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, MO, including the militarization of police and the case against Darren Wilson the police officer who shot unarmed 18 year old Michael Brown, which sparked the protests.
Scanning Electron Microscope picture of freshly prepared human dandruff sample. By Horoporo via Wikimedia Commons.
The things people come up with. via Gizmag: If you work somewhere such as a factory, warehouse, or restaurant kitchen, then you’ll know how tiring it can be to stand for several hours at a time.
Fruit bodies of the hallucinogenic mushroom Psilocybe semilanceata (Fr.) Kumm. Specimens photographed in Sweden.
Hedy Epstein is a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, as well as a Palestinian rights activist, and she was arrested on Monday while participating in a protest relating to the murder of Michael Brown: Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest in downtown St.
Concluding that “Neither liberals nor conservatives are more credulous or crazy,” co-authors Alfred Moore (Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, working on the Conspiracy and Democracy project), Joseph M.
The recent achievements in neuroscience are unprecedented. via The Wall Street Journal: More than a billion people were amazed this summer when a 29-year-old paraplegic man from Brazil raised his right leg and kicked a soccer ball to ceremonially begin the World Cup.
“Black Sugar” has been sitting in my favorites section on Vimeo for awhile. Since it’s Lovecraft’s birthday week, I figured now would be a great time to share it.
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If you are curious to know what kind of military gear your local police department has received through the government’s 1033 program, you can check out this spreadsheet over on GitHub which contains: county-level data showing military equipment given to state and local law enforcement agencies through the Defense Department’s 1033 program.
As many of you probably know, H.P. Lovecraft’s birthday was yesterday (August 20). To celebrate this venerable master of horror lit, I’ve compiled some quotes and links.
If you aren’t aware, Darren Wilson is the Police officer that shot and killed Mike brown. I’ll let this article speak for itself.
From Divided Core Below is the template of a letter that I sent to my local police department and city government inquiring about any weapons or equipment the police may have received from the U.S military. Considering what’s going down in Ferguson, I think it would behoove you to ask your local police station if they’ve accepted any dangerous gifts from the U.S Pentagon.
Abby Martin remarks on the growing militarization of America’s local police forces in the midst of the unrest in Ferguson, MO, highlighting a program known as Urban Shield, where US police forces train and learn military tactics together.
via Oddity Central: In a bid to get people to take climate change more seriously, Italian adventurer Alex Bellini is going to live on an iceberg until it melts.
Jordan Kushins profiles an extremely weird 1964 dream-state spoken word album for Gizmodo: There are regular ol’ spoken word albums, and then there’s The Dream World of Dion McGregor. This curiosity, distributed by Decca Records in 1964, is a recording of the songwriter talking in his sleep, ostensibly narrating aloud whatever strange nighttime visions running through his brain.