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Stoicism, Atheism, Pseudoscience, Scientism with Massimo Pigliucci

Listen to our podcast on scientism, atheism, pseudoscience, and stoicism<p>Pseudoscience<p>How do you make the claim that astronomy is a science, yet …

The Entire Archives of Radical Philosophy Go Online: Read Essays by Michel Foucault, Alain Badiou, Judith Butler & More (1972-2018)

On a seemingly daily basis, we see attacks against the intellectual culture of the academic humanities, which, since the 1960s, have opened up spaces …

Philosophy

What you can learn about marriage and migration from a 13-million member family tree

It's not the biggest family tree in the world, but it's close.<p>Armchair genealogists and a team of computers scientists have assembled a massive family tree that includes 13 million individual members and spans an average of 11 generations.<p>A study describing the tree, published this week in Science, …

Genealogy

Brain imaging helps redefine intelligence

High-tech scans of the resting human brain can provide a new way to define and interpret the brain's actual mental capacity, new research suggests.<p>In …

Should You Take Antidepressants Long Term?

Do you worry about the effects of long-term use of antidepressants? They're among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, and …

'I think people are really disgusted' – Quentin Tarantino faces Hollywood backlash

The film-maker has been accused of negligence by Uma Thurman, fetishisation by Rose McGowan and audio has surfaced of him defending Roman Polanski, leading to questions from the industry<p>It started with Uma Thurman revealing that Quentin Tarantino bullied her into driving an unsafe car that crashed …

Kill Bill

Is Bone Broth the Magic Elixir It Seems to Be?

Have you heard about bone broth? Recently, the savory, umami-laced liquid that you’ve been using as a base for soups and stews has migrated out of the stockpot and into your mug. You might have seen it making the rounds on the internet and popping up in restaurants and street carts, peddled as a …

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's

A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.<p>In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes …

Diabetes

A Short Animated Introduction to Karl Marx

Is Karl Marx’s critique of capitalism still relevant to the 21st century? Can we ever read him independently of the movements that violently seized …

Karl Marx

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, …

Mental Health

Magic Mushrooms Do The Opposite of Anti-Depressants, But That May Be Why They Work

"I felt so much lighter, like something had been released."<p>Psychedelic therapy is going through something of a revival right now, and we may now know …

Depression

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Relationships

This 1 Tip Will Make Your Meetings Much More Effective (and It's Not That Hard at All) | Inc.com

I recently glanced down at the yellow pad of the senior executive sitting next to me at an off-site I was facilitating. The intricate pattern of squiggles, squares, circles and curlycues told me he was either bored out of his mind, or working something out.<p>According to some new research, his …

Creativity

Soykırım uzmanı Prof. Dabağ: Türkiye, gayrimüslimlerin yok edilmesiyle kuruldu - Diken

Prof. Dabag: Turkey has been founded on the abolition of the non-Muslims.

95-year-old woman in China speaks of the horrors of having bound feet

IŞİD’i Anlamak - İslam Özkan

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14 African Countries Forced by France to Pay Colonial Tax For the Benefits of Slavery and Colonization | Silicon Africa

Inside the Making of Dr. Strangelove: Documentary Reveals How a Cold War Story Became a Kubrick Classic

What Can You Do With a Humanities Ph.D., Anyway?

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The Most Expensive Artworks Sold at Auction in 20171

The Most Expensive Artworks Sold at Auction in 2017<br>1. Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (c. 1500), sold for $450 million<br>2. Qi Baishi, Twelve Landscape Screens (1925), sold for $140.8 million<br>3. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (1982), sold for $110.4 million<br>4. Vincent van Gogh, Laboureur dans un champ (1889), sold for $81.3 million<br>5. Fernand Léger, Contraste de formes (1913), sold for $70 million<br>6. Andy Warhol, Sixty Last Suppers (1986), sold for $60.8 million<br>7. Gustav Klimt, Bauerngarten (1907), …

Apple Admits to Slowing Down Old iPhones - But for Good Reason

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I deleted my baby apps when I realised how much they fetishise motherhood

The insistence that women can find fulfilment at home alone with a baby is a cruel fantasy that exacerbates postnatal depression. We deserve better<p>When I was in the depths of postnatal depression, I searched social media hungrily for some sign that my experience of new motherhood was not abnormal. …

Pregnancy

An odd kind of piety: The truth about Gandhi's sex life

It was no secret that Mohandas Gandhi had an unusual sex life. He spoke constantly of sex and gave detailed, often provocative, instructions to his …

The Intelligence of Emotions: Philosopher Martha Nussbaum on How Storytelling Rewires Us and Why Befriending Our Neediness Is Essential for Happiness

“Emotions are not just the fuel that powers the psychological mechanism of a reasoning creature, they are parts, highly complex and messy parts, of this creature’s reasoning itself.”<p><i>“The power of ‘the Eye of the Heart,’ which produces insight, is vastly superior to the power of thought, which</i> …

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Watch Dziga Vertov’s Unsettling Soviet Toys: The First Soviet Animated Movie Ever (1924)

Dziga Vertov is best known for his dazzling city symphony <i>A Man with a Movie Camera</i>, which was ranked by <i>Sight and Sound</i> magazine as the 8th best movie …

Watch The Hitch-Hiker by Ida Lupino (the Only Female Director of a 1950s Noir Film)

In our enlightened times, film directing has become a reasonably open profession, admitting men, women, and — given the plummeting cost of production …

A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Mindfulness

Did Santa Claus & His Reindeers Begin with a Mushroom Trip?: Discover the Psychedelic, Shamanistic Side of Christmas

Just when you thought you had Christmas all figured out, Matthew Salton comes along with this new animated short, "Santa Is a Psychedelic Mushroom." …

Santa Claus