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Noam Chomsky, the Salon interview: Governments are power systems, trying to sustain power

Exclusive: The polymath looks back with Salon on this year’s NSA revelations and ahead to the earth’s destruction<p>In his 85th year, political theorist and linguist Noam Chomsky remains a fiercely busy polymath and dedicated activist. Indeed, his schedule is so demanding, our interview had to be …

The War on Reason

Scientists and philosophers argue that human beings are little more than puppets of their biochemistry. Here's why they're wrong.<p>Aristotle’s definition of man as a rational animal has recently taken quite a beating.<p>Part of the attack comes from neuroscience. Pretty, multicolored fMRI maps make …

Scientists tell us their favourite jokes: 'An electron and a positron walked into a bar…'

Science is a very serious business, so what tickles a rational mind? In a not very scientific experiment, we asked a sample of great minds for their favourite jokes<p>Physics<p>■ Two theoretical physicists are lost at the top of a mountain. Theoretical physicist No 1 pulls out a map and peruses it for a …

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Rational Paranoia: Scientist Pursued By Chemical Company For Studies

Tyrone Hayes thought a multinational chemical concern was out to discredit him. He was right.<p>You must read this article in the New Yorker about a scientist being pursued by a chemical company after showing that one of its products was harmful. Tyrone Hayes, a UC-Berkeley scientist, received funding …

29 Delicious Vegan Breakfasts

No eggs, no bacon, no problem.

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15 Words That Don't Mean What They Used To

Want to make conversations more fun? Consider the former meaning of these everyday words.<p>1. Ejaculate<p><b>Used to mean:</b> To utter suddenly and …

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How to cook the perfect chicken satay

Satay is one of those dishes that most of south-east Asia claims as its own. One of my testers boasted of her considerable experience in the field in Thailand; another thought the origins were Indonesian – then backtracked, asking: "Actually, is it Malaysian?"<p>I had to admit that I wasn't quite sure …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Income Inequality

The Bedroom Quirks of 10 Great Authors

You know that Shakespeare, James Joyce and Lord Byron were geniuses when it came to their ways with words, but as anyone who knows a writer can tell …

Mark Twain

Required Reading

This week, Mandela is gone, Hopi artifacts go on sale in Paris, smarm is bad, books on Lucian Freud, playing da Vinci’s piano-cello, and more.<p>“His …

How to use a semicolon

Myths and Facts About Night Wakings

When you hear of most people talk of night-wakings in infancy, there seems to be a fear that somehow if they aren’t stopped (usually by a parent), …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Porn Is Dead, Long Live Sex

Porn is dated, passe, over. It doesn't have anything to do with reality and its business model is so archaic production companies aren't making money anymore—the internet's moved on, you see, but the industry hasn't. Make Love Not Porn is a website...<p><i>Photo by Eva Blue</i><p>Porn is dated, passe, over. It …

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The Way of the Peaceful Parent

Your point of power as a parent is in that moment BETWEEN noticing an emotionally charged reaction in your body AND responding to your child. You may …

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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot's prison letters to Slavoj Žižek

Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is currently in a prison hospital in Siberia; here she and Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek meet in an extraordinary exchange of letters<p>• Pussy Riot: composer Cecilie Ore's choral tribute to the punk band<p>2 January 2013<p><i>Dear Nadezhda,</i><p>I hope you have been able to …

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