James Conn

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What LSD tells us about human nature | Marc Lewis

Our brains, with their intrinsic tendency to segregate, are designed to veer toward over-control. Psychedelics blow all that apart – and we can learn from them<p>I was in San Francisco last week, visiting my brother and revisiting the years we spent there as young men. We walked through Golden Gate …

30 Unbelievable Places That Are Hard To Believe Really Exist

Our Earth is full of wonders and beautiful places. Here is a collection of some breathtaking places that are hard to believe really exist.<b>(h/t:</b> …

There is something extraordinary happening in the world

Most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago I freed myself from standard-procedure society, I broke …

They are as dangerous as Donald Trump: The monstrous foreign-policy lie that goes unreported by the mainstream media

<b>Dick Cheney, Barack Obama (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Obama, Hillary, Cheney and others pretend Trump has gone too far, while themselves guiding murderous policies<p>David Masciotra<p>December 11, 2015 7:11pm (UTC)<p>Here is a good thought experiment: Would you …

8 Reasons Why Introverts Are Irresistibly Attractive

Nathan Adlam<p>Professional Boss Read full profile<p>Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing more to take …

Shocking Emails Expose George Bush and Tony Blair Plotting Iraq War a YEAR Before the Invasion

In a stunning blow to the official narrative propagated by the Bush administration, recently released, declassified emails have exposed the numerous …

Tony Blair

Wikipedia Is Suing The NSA

(Reuters) - Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that runs free online encyclopedia Wikipedia, will file a lawsuit against the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, challenging the government's mass surveillance program.<p>The lawsuit, to be filed on Tuesday, alleges …

True adulthood doesn't begin until age 25

The trend has been dubbed ‘kidulthood’ by commentators<p>True adulthood does not begin in the western world until 25 because young people are putting off settling down for longer, a psychiatrist has claimed.<p>Although the transition from child to adult is traditionally marked at 18, in fact, crucial …

Do Mars rover photos show potential signs of ancient life?

A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and structures shaped by microbes on Earth. The findings suggest, but do not prove, that life may have existed earlier on the Red Planet.<p>The photos were taken …

Has Antibiotic Resistance Been Solved? Not Yet.

A collaborative research team from universities, research institutes, and industry in Boston and Bonn, Germany, reported yesterday on their discovery of a new antibiotic that holds promise – cautious and restrained promise – for not only overcoming antibiotic drug resistance but being, itself, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …