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Atheists are no less moral: The sad delusion of the Christian Evangelical movement

Sociologist Lori Fazzino dissects the religious right’s single greatest misconception about secularism<p>Valerie Tarico<p>August 22, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared onAlterNet.<p>When most people thinks about Las Vegas they picture some combination of gambling, burlesque, night clubs and …

How to feed the world, with a little kelp from our friends (the oceans)

Paul Dobbins works on a farm that needs no inputs — no fertilizer, no pesticides, no water. Oh, and it doesn’t use any land either. This farm …

New study supports link between ADHD and traumatic brain injury

A recent study of Canadian adults has found links between traumatic brain injury and a history of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, …

The Brain

Can a 73-year-old Vermont socialist win South Carolina?

Bernie Sanders makes a play for black voters in the Palmetto State.<p>NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Bernie Sanders made his most aggressive pitch yet to black voters during a weekend swing through South Carolina, and only part of that blitz was visible to the public.<p>In a set of four speeches throughout the …

For vegetarians and vegans, it's a new world of appealing options

In his new book, environmental journalist Joel K. Bourne Jr. argues that poverty is only partly to blame for hunger. Prosperity also plays a role: When people have more money, they tend to eat more meat and dairy foods. And that, he says, will increase the severity of the problem.<p>"More than …

Los Angeles

9 Powerful Life Lessons From Studying With A Monk - The Open Mind

by Robert Piper,<p>When I was 18 years old, I suffered from anxiety and stomach problems. A compassionate physician and practicing Buddhist referred me …

Bilal Talks His New Album, Working With Kendrick Lamar, and His Responsibility as a Black Artist

Recently, Complex News took a visit to the Brooklyn Museum to check out the exhibit "Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks" with soul singer <b>Bilal</b>, who just …

Thundercat & Flying Lotus Perform "Them Changes" Live

Bass wunderkind <b>Thundercat</b> stopped by the set of <i>Why? With Hannibal Buress</i> Wenesday night to perform “Them Changes,” with a little help from the show’s …

I'm Living Through the Highs and Lows of Bipolar Disorder

As I attempted to write the first draft of this article, trying to figure out how to convey feelings of depression or mania, I decided to reminisce …

Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Vince Staples & Meek Mill: 2015 Is Rap's Best Year in Recent Memory (Opinion)

This is the year that the biggest hip-hop records stopped pandering & repeating and returned to disturbing & pioneering.<p>It's no quiet sentiment that …

There's a fascinating difference between income inequality in red states and blue states

In an analysis of those, The Washington Post found that the bulk of cities with the biggest inequalities were located in red states while the majority of the most-distressed cities were in blue states.<p>Inequality was calculated by determining a "neighborhood advantage score" based on household …

Demographics

Buddhism and the Brain: Mindfulness in Modern Times

Philosophy professor and Buddhist scholar Evan Thompson discusses the concepts behind his latest book, <i>Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness</i> …

Meditation

Nobody's Perfect, but Jahlil Okafor Seems Pretty Close for the Needy Sixers

LAS VEGAS — Now Jahlil Okafor is sitting out, too!<p>In a world where pundits project the biggest busts as much as who'll become the best draft picks—and with a Philadelphia franchise rightfully fretting over the health of other prized young big men—everything can be a concern.<p>Okafor is healthy. But …

JADE "The Host" New Mural - Lima, Peru

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• January 18, 2014<p>JADE is back on the streets of Lima, Peru where he just finished working on his first 2014 piece in the …

'American Hustle' hauls in Hollywood actors' top prize

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The cast of the 1970s crime caper “American Hustle” grooved its way to the top prize from the Screen Actors Guild on Saturday in a key test of the film’s Oscar mettle six weeks ahead of a likely competitive race for Academy Awards.<p>“American Hustle” from director David O. …