Ian Salinas

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50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

Kendrick Lamar, ‘Damn’<p>We Say: Seemingly exhausted with the burden of constantly pushing hip-hop forward into concept operas, electric Miles …

Music

How It Feels to Lose Your Religion

We spoke to a former Jehovah's Witness, a Jew, and a Muslim about leaving their faith and community.<p>Abandoning religion doesn't just mean turning your back on God. You're potentially losing your closest family members, friends, home, lifestyle, and your sense of identity. It's kind of like a …

Can Science Prove The Existence Of God?

There’s an argument that many people make: that the natural world, and humanity’s existence in the Universe, point towards a divine creator that brought forth all of this into existence. To the best of our knowledge, Earth exists with a plethora of conditions that allowed for our existence, and …

Universe

FACT CHECK: Trump overstates crowd size at inaugural

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's speech Saturday at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency turned into the latest battle in, …

The new world order, 2017

One insistent question that will shape 2017 is whether we’re witnessing the gradual decay of the post-World War II international order, dominated by the economic and military power of the United States.<p>After the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991, it became fashionable to talk of the United States as …

Geopolitics

30 movies we can't wait to see in 2017

2016 was filled with great films, a few bombs, and a number of movies that demand a new look. 2017 is shaping up to be just as exciting for movie lovers.<p>Here are the films we're most looking forward to seeing in 2017, from big tentpole sequel films to adventurous indies. When available, we included …

The Best Music Of 2016, Broken Down By Genre

Ranking the best albums of the year is a tedious exercise. Taking everyone’s opinions into consideration, and determining what kind of critical statements you want to make as a site are part of the process, but I’ve always been of the mind that choosing only ten or twenty albums to define a year …

Best of 2016: 14 criminally underrated albums that came out this year

<b>Daughter's "Not to Disappear"; Michelle's "More Issues than Vogue"; Garbage's "Strange Little Birds";</b><p>From Wye Oak to Garbage, here are 14 amazing albums that aren’t dominating the other year-end lists<p>Annie Zaleski<p>December 30, 2016 11:57am (UTC)<p>Year-end album lists have been rolling in since …

The Current, Canonical Star Wars Timeline

After Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, the official Star Wars canon was reset; all the books, games, and comics that had taken place in the Star …

Why December 27th Matters In Rock History

It’s December 27th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1969, the top three albums on the Billboard 200 were <b>Led …

The 20 Best Albums Of 2016

2016 is one of those years that will live on in our memory like a lingering bruise. Blueish and purple feelings dominated a year that exposed some of the worst tendencies in our communities, our friends and family members, and yes, even ourselves. 2016 was the year I looked myself in the mirror and …

Kurt Cobain

The science fiction podcasts every nerd should listen to

To help you ignore your dystopian reality.<p><i>This post has been updated, and will probably be updated again, because that's how best-of lists should work.</i><p>I love podcasts, you love podcasts, your grandma probably loves podcasts. Looking for some science fiction you can enjoy while your eyeballs do …

Science Fiction

Five of the Biggest Problems in Physics May Have Been Solved at Once

A new theory proposes six new types of particles and could solve some of the biggest problems in physics.<p>A new theory claims to have solved five of the biggest problems in physics all at once.<p>The theory was developed by a group of French physicists at the University of Paris-Saclay, and it …

Frankenstein's monster would have wiped out mankind within 4,000 years, study finds

It is one of the enduring questions of nineteenth century fiction: should Frankenstein have granted his monster its freedom?<p>Now, in a rare example of science settling a literary debate, researchers have concluded that Mary Shelly’s hero was absolutely right to deny the “creature” his dream of …

Wikileaks Email Hack Reveals America's Problem With Bernie Sanders' Alleged Atheism

The WikiLeaks publication of emails by the Democratic National Committee revealed that one DNC staffer floated the idea of using Bernie Sanders’s …

What Is An Atheist ?

"So shall I do to the freshest things now reigning, and make stale the glistering of this present" (TIME, as the Chorus in <i>The Winter's Tale</i> by Shakespeare)<p><b>ATHEIST</b>. <i>noun</i>. One unconvinced about the God of his epoch.<p>I am supposing human ingenuity will arrest or repair human degradation of the planet, …