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The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

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The four days in 1968 that reshaped D.C.

Disable animations<p>The day had been warm and breezy, with a high near 70. But the teeming intersection of 14th and U streets was tense. There had been an ugly fight there two days before. Objects had been thrown at police, and two arrests had been made. As the sun set, this cultural and financial …

‘That stain of bloodshed’: After King’s assassination, RFK calmed an angry crowd with an unforgettable speech

By Michael S. Rosenwald<p>, Reporter<p>As darkness took hold on April 4, 1968, newly declared presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy stepped in front of a microphone atop a flatbed truck in a poor, predominantly black neighborhood in Indianapolis.<p>Looking out onto the crowd, Kennedy turned and quietly …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

From the archive: Martin Luther King Jr.

By Editorial Board<p><i>[Editor’s Note: This is the original editorial published by The Washington Post following the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.]</i><p>To each generation of mankind is given one or two rare spirits, touched by some divinity, who see visions and dream dreams. Committed to …

Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced

He's been vilified by millions and locked out of the NFL—all because he took a knee to protest police brutality. But Colin Kaepernick's determined stand puts him in rare company in sports history: Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson—athletes who risked everything to make a difference.<p><b>In 2013,</b> Colin …

Has the true identity of Jack the Ripper been revealed? Victorian diary proven genuine contains huge clue

It remains one of the most enduring mysteries in British criminal history with a long list of potential suspects.<p>But the true identity of Jack the Ripper may have finally been confirmed, after researchers said they had proven the authenticity of a much disputed Victorian diary.<p>Twenty five years ago …

White prosperity over racial equality: It’s (still) the American way

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/Wikimedia)</b><p>Donald Trump’s victory feels like an earthquake, but its roots run deep in America’s history and priorities<p>Darren F. Speece<p>November 25, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>On November 8, 2016, individual voters confronted the imperfect legacy of the Founding Fathers. In this …

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Why Only the Super-Rich Will Live to 150

Only the 1 percenters will be able to afford the cutting-edge healthcare that will meaningfully extend lifespans, according to a leading expert on …

Over Game Delays and Remakes? Welcome to Consoles in 2015

Fed up with game delays? Remakes replacing new games? An overall lack of content? Too bad. You'd better get used to it.<p>As "next-gen" game consoles …

A look back at Nintendo's epic console history (pictures)

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'Uncharted 4' game play demo is better than some movies

Movies are in trouble. Not because of illegal downloads or even digitally created actors.<p>No, Hollywood's problem is the increasing immersive …

Samsung Galaxy S6 already? Alleged specs pop up online

Samsung's next Galaxy phone will up the screen size and resolution over the S5, assuming a new round of leaked specs are accurate.<p>A screenshot leaked by Chinese website CNMO from the database of benchmarking site AnTuTu allegedly displays some of the specs of the Samsung Galaxy S6. Assuming the …

Group Rallies In Support Of Darren Wilson, Police Officer Who Shot Michael Brown

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Frustrated with the national coverage of protests surrounding the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teen who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, a few dozen people showed up in downtown St. Louis on Sunday afternoon to show solidarity with the …

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As I write, there is a hint of sunshine outside, heralded as ever by British wags on Twitter saying funny things like: "What's that ball of fire in …