Amelia Cacchione

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Simone Weil on Science, Quantum Theory, and Our Spiritual Values

“When someone exposes himself as a slave in the market place, what wonder if he finds a master?”<p>Many decades before Rebecca Goldstein, one of the most compelling philosophers and scientific thinkers of our time, examined how Einstein and Gödel’s work on relativity rattled our understanding of …

Alice In Wonderland

Is Richard Dawkins destroying his reputation?

The scientist and bestselling writer has become the face of a new crusading atheism. But even his closest allies worry that his online provocations do more harm than good<p>In Dublin, not long ago, Richard Dawkins visited a steakhouse called Darwin’s. He was in town to give a talk on the origins of …

Religion

6 Top Programming Languages For Mobile Development

The language you choose for mobile development can be the difference between great success and tremendous frustration. There are options -- but only …

Business Technology

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

June 3, 2015

Briana: I have been feeling pretty down lately, but within all the moodiness there is a GLIMMER OF HOPE.BritneyI don’t know how I feel anymore. …

For Teens

Incredible Murals of Beautiful Women Emerging From the Depths Against Abandoned Seawalls

The beautiful women emerging from the water could be sirens or sea creatures. In fact, though, they’re the incredibly lifelike works of Hula, who …

6 Awesome Ways to Eat Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast

Scrambled eggs are a perfect weekday breakfast option—here are six great ways to cook them.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …

Breakfast

My uncle's suicide isn't his legacy

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Andrew, I have some really bad news."<p>My mind races. I've never heard my father begin a conversation with those words. He wouldn't have said that unless something was very wrong. Immediately, my thoughts fixate on my eldest family members; I imagine one of my grandparents had fallen and …

Mental Health

The best biscuit recipes

The biscuit has come a long way. When our ancestors first started cooking them, biscuits were sad, dry little things, used to fill the rumbling bellies of the poor, or baked as hard as possible so they could be taken on long ship journeys.<p>These days, biscuits are a treat, and we are spoilt for …

Dessert

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

British Columbia

HTML5 vs Native Android App

A common question asked by mobile app developers is this, ‘Should I build my app with HTML 5, or build native?’. There are a wide range of reasons why you would choose either of these, and the proponents of both have very valid and compelling arguments. With this article, we will explore the …

Apps

A Neurosurgeon Reflects On The 'Awe And Mystery' Of The Brain

Neurosurgeon Henry Marsh has opened heads, cut into brains and performed the most delicate and risky surgeries on the part of the body that controls everything — including breathing, movement, memory and consciousness.<p>"What is, I think, peculiar about brain surgery is it's so dangerous," Marsh …

Consciousness

The rise of Taylor Swift to Forbes powerful woman

How did the pop princess earn her place as one of the world's most powerful women?<p>Forbes announced today that Taylor Swift has entered at number 64 of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list. With five platinum albums in nine years, and seven Grammys under her belt, it's unsurprising that the …

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