Kate Cobb

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On Being Right about Right and Wrong

Michael Shermer is the Publisher of <i>Skeptic</i> magazine, a monthly columnist for <i>Scientific American</i>, the host of the Skeptics Distinguished Science …

In Jennifer Lopez’s The Boy Next Door, the trashiest moment is a real classic.

Truly breathtaking moments in cinema are few and far between. Keyser Söze. A Lubezki long take. The pool scene in <i>Showgirls</i>. They’re what we hope for …

Jennifer Lopez

Good guy with a gun myth: Guns increase the risk of homicide, accidents, suicide.

Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association issued a passionate call to arms last year, painting a bleak picture of a dystopian America on the …

Guns

Northumbria University dance study: The science behind good dancers (VIDEO).

According to a study conducted by Northumbria University, there are very specific characteristics shared by good dancers. By measuring the amplitude, …

Science

The joy of sex after Prozac

Antidepressants helped me in a tough time, but going off them brought back one of life’s greatest pleasures<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>January 27, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>The other day, I found myself in bed with my Hitachi counting off orgasms. <i>One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six.</i> All in under 30 minutes. Not too long …

Doctors Right, Politicians Wrong on Prescribing Abortion Drugs

Hey, wow, who could've predicted this: a new study on mifepristone and misoprostol, the two drugs taken together to induce an abortion, shows that …

The Obama administration wants to dramatically change how doctors are paid

The Obama administration on Monday announced an ambitious goal to overhaul the way doctors are paid, tying their fees more closely to the quality of care rather than the quantity.<p>Rather than pay more money to Medicare doctors simply for every procedure they perform, the government will also …

The Sundance Film That Explores The Tragic Killing Of A Black Florida Teenager

3 1/2 Minutes is the story of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was killed at a Florida gas station for not turning his music down. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house during this screening. UPDATE: On Jan. 31, HBO announced that it had purchased the documentary. On Oct. 5, HBO announced it will debut …

Don’t start this Daily Practice unless you’re Willing to Change.

Meditation changes us—but not in the way we think.<p>A Buddhist teacher I respect a great deal once proclaimed a warning about meditation: don’t do it …

What Going Clear tells us about Scientology: The highlights of Alex Gibney and Lawrence Wright's acclaimed Sundance documentary.

In 2012, <i>New Yorker</i> writer Lawrence Wright published a masterful profile of Oscar-winning director and former Scientologist Paul Haggis. That piece, …

Religion

“Going Clear” on screen: 5 shocking revelations to look for in HBO’s new Scientology documentary

<b>The Church of Scientology of Los Angeles building. (Reuters/Mario Anzuoni)</b><p>Alex Gibney’s adaptation of Lawrence Wright’s hit scientology expose “Going Clear” premiered at Sundance yesterday<p>Anna Silman<p>January 26, 2015 3:55pm (UTC)<p>There were reports of crazy lines to get into the Sundance premiere of …

Religion

Watch Four Disney Artists Paint One Tree

“The artist always has something to say. He doesn’t paint men, landscapes, or furniture, but an idea.”- The Art Spirit by Ryerson Margery A. and Henri Robert.<p>As parts of Walt Disney’s creations come out of the vault, some kind souls have taken it upon themselves to upload some old goodies on …

A Gallery of Creative Hex Tile Patterns & Ideas

(Image credit: Hudson Milliner)<p>Hex tiles — those little bitty six-sided tiles that are so common in bathrooms and in older buildings — can be …

"NYT" and Matthews warn that Netanyahu speech to Congress could lead US to war

- Advertisement -<p>Reprinted from Mondoweiss<p>Bill Kristol<br>(Image by Rightweb) Permission Details DMCA<p>The plans by the Israeli Prime Minister to address …

Israel

Cognitive biases: learn to master decision-making

<b>Warning:</b> The Cognitive biases: learn to master decision-making course is no longer available to purchase on the Udemy platform. We apologize for any …

Beautiful olde-timey GIF art from the Gif Opera Cabinet

Lovely, evocative animated GIFs from classic source materials.<p>Newly assembled gifs regular uploaded by Gualtiero at The Gif Opera Cabinet. Worth a …

GIF Animations

New fitness regime that promises a new body in four weeks

Eat carbs with EVERY meal, drink coffee and don't over-exercise: New fitness regime that promises a new body in four weeks (and includes a hot …

The Seattle Seahawks ARE Mindfulness

This is a very exciting week at my Arizona-based children's charity, Mindfulness First. All of our Instructors start back in the school districts teaching Mindfulness to K-12th Grade children. We love our jobs, and if I do say so, we have phenomenal Instructors. This week is particularly fun …

The Heat Is On: Via Campesina and Allies Challenge Climate Capitalism

A new report by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) indisputably confirms what many scientists had predicted: 2014 is officially the hottest year on record. And this past year is not an anomaly -- the previous 10 hottest years on the books have all occurred since …

8 Hackable Spring 2015 Trends Straight from the Runway

While the snow outside might have you feeling like winter will never end, fashion is already planning the latest looks for spring. Sure, the runway models may be decked out in incredible jewelry, makeup and shoes, all while sporting astronomically priced clothing, but that doesn’t mean you can’t …

Sandals

Leadership, The Internet, and the Eclipse of Capitalism

On my very first visit to Moscow, way back in January of 1986, I was “introduced” to a “capitalist.”<p>It was a snow-removal truck which (ineffectively, I might add) rampaged through the streets gobbling up as much snow as it could with two hand-like shovel devices on either side of the front of the …

I’m an atheist psychiatrist. Should I see patients who believe in God?

Female psychologist making notes during a therapy session. (iStock)<p>My religious friend once asked me point-blank, “if you don’t believe in God, how …

Rep. Steve King wants to put migrant children in border internment camp

Rep. Steve King and Rep. Michele Bachmann talked about migrant children this week with head World Net Daily conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi because …