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New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia typically brushes off new U.S. sanctions. Not this time.<p>The Trump administration announcement of export restrictions in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain sent the ruble tumbling to a two-year low and drew a stern …

Russia

The winner of Trump's trade war won't be the US or China — it'll be an industry that is about to double in size

The trade war between the United States and China continues to spiral, with mutual tariffs now hitting $34 billion worth of goods on either side after Trump began his spate of protectionist measures in March. Many analysts, such as Mark Muro<b>,</b>have argued that the tit-for-tat tariffs will hit certain …

China

New futuristic Israeli 'dune-buggy' is bristling with weapons, ready for combat

This fast attack buggy looks like it is made of Legos – and it reconfigures similar to Legos – but it is a lethal combat machine.<p>Foldable weapons systems, camouflage against thermal imagers, protection against nuclear weapons, tech to defeat chemical attacks, armor against explosions and machine …

Sniper Shoots Filipino Mayor Through The Chest While He Sings The National Anthem [VIDEO]

2:42 PM 07/02/2018<p>An unknown assailant shot and killed a Filipino mayor during a flag-raising ceremony at Tanauan City Hall Monday morning.<p>Tanauan …

You Won't Win: 5 Reasons No One Wants to Go to War with Israel

Here are five of the most deadly systems that the Israeli Defense Forces currently employ.<i>The technology that binds all of these other systems</i> …

Army's new machine gun will blast like battle tanks

The Army’s new weapon will look like a light machine gun, but will put M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank-style blasting power literally at the fingertips of U.S. soldiers.<p>The new light machine gun will weigh less — and yet shoot farther. It should make U.S. soldiers even more lethal and enhance their …

Cia Admit To Using Modern Art 'As A Weapon'

For years there have been persistant rumours that CIA agents helped fund the rise of the America's Abstract Expressionism movement - the 50s and 60s …

Life Is Strange Dev's Dark RPG Vampyr Will Have Four Endings

Dark role-playing game Vampyr is set to release on the PlayStation 4 this year, and while developer DONTNOD didn't disclose a great number of new …

9 Signs You Need To Work On Your Emotional Intelligence, According To Experts

Your whole life, you have probably been used to learning about different subjects in school, but far less often are we taught how to interact with …

There’s No Such Thing As ‘You,’ But That’s Okay

Three hundred and seventy-eight years after Descartes kicked it off, humanity is still a long way away from coming to any definitive answers about …

First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

Asus Will Launch An Augmented Reality Headset in 2016

An AR headset for the people<p>The marketplace of virtual reality headsets is starting to become more clear: Oculus and the HTC Vive will be major top-tier players, while Samsung Gear and other low-cost phone mounts like Noon VR will target the casual viewer. However, in the realm of augmented …

Augmented Reality

The Power of Pessimism: Science Reveals the Hidden Virtues in Negative Thinking

These days, you don't really hear many people making the case for pessimism. Quite the contrary, positive psychology is now en vogue. And its …

Happiness

To the People Who Think I Should Be Ashamed of My Mental Illness

I used to feel ashamed of my mental health condition.<p>Now, I refuse to let stigma and stereotypes dictate how I feel about myself.<p>If you stigmatize …

Danila Tkachenko’s Fascinating Portraits of Men Living in the Woods

The images in Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko’s series, <i>Escape,</i> express an undeniable desire to get away from it all. Quiet portraits of men …

Death And Taxes | SPIN

Celebrity chef, author, CNN host, punk rock enthusiast and #MeToo movement advocate Anthony Bourdain has died at the age of 61, CNN reports. …

Words of Confucius [Wisdom Teaching Audiobook] Eastern Philosophy, Chinese Dao Tao

Confucius

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Why Study Philosophy? 'To Challenge Your Own Point of View'

An interview with Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, author of Plato at the Googleplex<p>At a time when advances in science and technology have changed our understanding of our mental and physical selves, it is easy for some to dismiss the discipline of philosophy as obsolete. Stephen Hawking, boldly, …

How Jean-Paul Sartre’s Philosophy Can Empower You to Live the Life You Truly Want

The latest installment from The School of Life's animated video series introduces us to Jean-Paul Sartre's concept of bad faith, a concept integral …

The Mind-Bending History Of Buddhism And Psychedelics

Do substances like LSD and psilocybin have a place in a dharma practice?<p>The history of Buddhism and of psychedelics in American culture follow a surprisingly similar trajectory from the 1950s through the present-day.<p>But perhaps this shouldn't come as a surprise, given that they share a common aim: …

8 Mystical Herbs and Legal Psychedelics For Lucid Dreaming

<b>Use:</b> Taking at least five grams of this herb is required to be really effective for most people. Drink the herb before bed, keep an intent in mind …

Roberto Rodríguez’s Colorful and Psychedelic Paintings of Nature

Spanish artist Roberto Rodríguez illustrates a fantastic vision of wildlife in his psychedelic paintings. Neon purple tigers and rainbow birds …

Festival Fashion : 6 Psychedelic Outfits You Should Wear To Your Next Rave - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>Contemporary psytrance festival clothing is versatile, comfortable and comes in various earthy and indigenous colours and prints.</b><p><b>The very culture of</b> …

Vision of The Day: Guy Spends Two Days Watching 'The Simpsons' While on LSD, Makes Profound Revelations

Redditor doobieschnauzer has seen the light.<p>After watching <i>The Simpsons</i> and taking the psychedelic drug LSD for two days, he has concluded that the …

Timeline: The Re-emergence of Psychedelic Drugs

Psychedelic mushrooms and cacti

Many species of mushroom contain <b>psilocybin</b>, a naturally occurring psychedelic prodrug (a compound which in and of itself is not psychoactive but …

Psychedelia

A psychedelic arcade experience featuring over 180 levels and oodles of secrets.