Ed Hopkins

12 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | 1 Follower | @EdHopkins2016 | Keep up with Ed Hopkins on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ed Hopkins”

No, Donald, It's Not A 'World War'

Actually, the Nice horror was the demented suicide of a mentally impaired wretch who recently got fired, divorced and arrested for road rage, not a planned jihadi terrorist attack.<p>Beyond that, the real jihadi threat is rooted in blowback, and combatting it is a domestic police function. So enough …

Carthaginian Warfare

Carthaginian warfare has been overshadowed by defeat to Rome in the Punic Wars, but for six centuries before that Carthage was remarkably successful …

Glenn Frey remakes the past

<i>This article originally ran in The Times on May 26, 2012.</i><p>The grin on Glenn Frey's face was clearly a satisfied one, but there was something else there too, something tugging at the corners of his mouth -- it was a trickster smile of a man hatching a plot or enjoying the subversive tang of a …

Music

Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

William Richards, who began studying psychedelics in Germany in 1963, is convinced LSD and psilocybin drugs can transform people’s lives for the better<p>Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most …

Consciousness

12 Awe-Inspiring Poets To Read In Your Lifetime

Medicine for the soul.<p>Poets have a way of evoking life's most complex philosophies in just a few short lines. And falling upon the right ears, those lines can change lives.<p>The 12 poets below are seekers, mystics, naturalists and more. In their words, we hope you find beauty and meaning:<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>…

Alanis Morissette: from queen of alt rock to Guardian advice columnist

The musician and actor is moving on. She talks about marriage, what gets her angry, what isn’t ironic – and answering readers’ questions for Guardian Weekend magazine<p>Alanis Morissette remembers the moment she sensed that music – writing and performing songs, packing out stadiums, selling millions …

A map for everyone who didn't realize just how huge the Milky Way galaxy is

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Milky Way "formed from the inside out," according to Melissa Ness, a researcher who helped produce the largest growth map of …

Universe

Why Classic Rock Isn’t What It Used To Be

Led Zeppelin is classic rock. So are Mötley Crüe and Ozzy Osbourne. But what about U2 or Nirvana? As a child of the 1990s, I never doubted that any …

The 3-D Printed Violin That Could Lead to a New Stradivarius

This video of Laurent Bernadac, an engineer and lifelong musician, playing the violin looks and sounds very little like a person playing the violin. …

Turkish Musician Shows How to Play the Yaybahar, His Mesmerizing, Newly-Invented Instrument

Once upon a time, a handsome man was trapped in a tower overlooking the sea. To amuse himself, he built a magical instrument. It was constructed of …