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tibetan buddhist tantric scores

I’ve been a devotee of Tibetan Buddhist Tantric music for years. I love it so much, that I impulsively buy it on faith whenever I come across a …

“Global warming is now in overdrive”: We just hit a terrible climate milestone

We’ve just surpassed a historic climate threshold — and the world is still heating up.<p>As of Thursday morning, for the first time in recorded history, …

What Mitt Romney Doesn't Understand About His Own Party

Mitt Romney’s vicious dismantling of Donald Trump—as a candidate, as a businessman, and as a human being—marks a turning point in the modern history …

Open a Portal into Consciousness with Psychedelic Sculptures | High Art

Talking drugs, patterns, and color with the highly psychotropic artist Sean Newport.<p>Engaging in drug use for the purpose of artmaking presents altering perspectives to an existing platform, essentially expanding the possibilities of the mind. A wide range of artists draw upon psychoactive agents to …

This is your Republican Party: The establishment is as racist as Donald Trump — and created him

Enough with the nonsense about a horrified GOP establishment. Trump, and horror like this, is entirely their doing<p>On Super Tuesday, Donald Trump continued to lock in his chokehold on the Republican Party. He won seven of the 11 Republican 2016 presidential primaries and caucuses. Trump now has 302 …

Journalists Struggle To Describe Trump's Racially Charged Rhetoric

Last year, The Huffington Post assigned stories on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to the entertainment section, seeing him as a buffoonish diversion.<p>It now appears to view Trump as a threat, attaching an editor's note to the end of every article about him to inform readers he "is a …

How Donald Trump Fits Into the History of American Populism

For a few balmy months in the summer of 2015, the U.S. presidential election was beginning to look like a contest that would lead either to the second coming of President Clinton or to a third President Bush. While the then-front-runners were favored by donors and the party establishment, the …

Trump is ‘fundamentally dishonest,’ say GOP national security leaders in open letter

In a last-ditch effort to stop Donald Trump’s likely nomination as the Republican Party’s candidate for president, more than 50 conservative foreign policy experts have signed an open letter condemning the real estate magnate as unfit for the office.<p>From stating that he’ll make Japan — a close U.S. …

I Give Women Happy-Ending Massages for a Living

Oh, and I hate the term "happy ending."<p><i>This article was written by Bo Alexis and provided by our partners at YourTango.</i><p>Happy-ending massage stories are pretty common, a mixture of truth, half-truth, and urban legend that captivates the imagination of men, even in this age of casual sex and …

Happiness

GOP faces brutal choice on Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Only days after feuding with Pope Francis, childishly mocking a rival and offering a patently ridiculous explanation for why he failed to denounce the support of a Ku Klux Klan leader immediately, Donald Trump unveiled a more serious and conciliatory side following his impressive multistate …

Ben Stein: Trump is 'dangerously misinformed'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Conservative commentator Ben Stein on Wednesday said that he would not vote for GOP front-runner Donald Trump and even highlighted Democratic candidates that he liked.<p>"I went to law school with Mrs. (Hillary) Clinton, so I've always had a kind of fondness for her," said Stein, a former …

Jody Steel's Paintings on Skin Are Crazy Realistic

A classroom sketch of <i>Breaking Bad</i>'s Walter White on her thigh gained international attention on the Internet, and before long, reporters were …

Thanks, America! Our broken political system is about to give us a terrifying campaign between a vapid huckster and a war hawk

Two corrupt parties and an angry, fearful and ignorant electorate are about to create the worst election ever<p>Happy Super Tuesday: By the time you read this votes will already have been cast in 11 states (and American Samoa!) that in all likelihood will doom us to an eight-month campaign between a …

Dita Von Teese Talks Sex, Sweatpants and Her 'Soundtrack for Seduction'

Dita Von Teese is a woman of many passions — burlesque, modeling, fashion design, writing and, with the arrival of <i>Soundtrack For Seduction</i>, music. …

Music

Trump’s Female Tower Boss Talks About His Half-Billion Dollar Debt, Womanizing, and How He Learned to be Shameless

According to the woman who once ran his construction projects, the billionaire’s once-decent character has been increasingly ruined and diminished by …

Donald Trump

Faux Fauvism: Artist invents new technique to create a kaleidoscope of colourful paintings

When you take a step back to observe the energetic paintings of Vancouver-based Canadian visual artist Josh Byer, you can't quite figure out if the …

The scariest thing about Trump’s primary dominance: The GOP still doesn’t understand the monster it created

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Paul Sancya)</b><p>In many ways, Trump’s rise to GOP superstardom was inevitable. Yet establishment Republicans still don’t get it<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>February 22, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>The big showdown in South Carolina is over and it came down pretty much as everyone expected. Donald Trump …

Republicans

Deal: Paris is oh-so affordable with this airfare-hotel price of $1,000

Adventure Vacations puts Paris within reach, especially if you travel before the end of March.<p>The La Jolla-based travel company offers a four-night trip to the French capital that covers airfare and hotel for $1,000. It's a good value — and a nice time of year to go.<p><b>The deal:</b> The price is a good …

Hilma af Klint: a painter possessed

It is a cold afternoon in February and I am about to catch a plane to Stockholm in pursuit of a Swedish artist whom most people have never heard of: Hilma af Klint (1862-1944). I am hoping to find out more about an extraordinary story – a secret life that was not destined to stay secret. I consider …

Art

Satanists: We’re Watching You, Ted Cruz

The spokesperson for the Satanic Temple opens up about their endorsement of the horror movie The Witch, women’s rights, and the Temple’s thoughts on …

An Astrophysicist Explains That Whole Deal with the Colliding Black Holes and Gravity Waves

Professor Alan Duffy explains the method behind the gravitational scientific discovery<p>Around a billion light years ago, in a part of space that's nowhere near Earth, two giant black holes collided with one another. The scale of this collision is pretty hard to imagine: One of the black holes was …

Black Holes

Donald Trump is bulletproof: Why his call to Colbert last night should scare the left

Comics can mock him all they want — Trump shakes off late-night jokes with his weird anti-charm, and it’s working<p>Political observers on both sides of the aisle have been baffled for months now, as Donald Trump has refused to fade. A man with few qualifications for the presidency, who has insulted …

Trump Won’t Name Any of the ‘Hundreds of Friends’ He Says Died on 9/11

If the GOP front runner lost hundreds of friends on 9/11, and donated hundreds of millions of dollars to 9/11 victims, there’s no public record of it.<p>…

Donald Trump

How the Women-Led 'Bread Boycotts' Changed 20th Century Food Pricing

Organized protests get results if you get enough people to participate. Mrs. Paul West complained to her grocer about rapidly rising food prices in …

Grammys 2016: 12-year-old Indonesian jazz prodigy Joey Alexander nominated for top awards

On tourist island of Bali, jazz pianist who mentored Joey Alexander prepares to watch his protégé as youngest nominee in history hopes for Grammy honours<p>Peering out from beneath his mop of curly dark hair and behind his oversized glasses, Joey Alexander seems barely able to see across the top of …

Texas judge disclosed details about Scalia's health

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Texas county judge who decided no autopsy was needed following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has disclosed …

Trump and Bush keep feuding as voting opens in New Hampshire

Jeb Bush and Donald Trump are trading insults as voting opens in New Hampshire.<p>Bush on Tuesday morning responded to a comment Trump made Monday in New Hampshire, when he told a crowd that if Bush “weren’t in government, you wouldn’t hire him to do anything.”<p>“I’m not going to send my resume to the …

The Bernie Sanders era is upon us: Why Iowa was a watershed moment for American politics

Bernie Sanders might not have won Iowa outright, but his ascendance marks a pivotal turning point for progressivism<p>On Monday night, a self-described socialist who has spent his entire career railing against the two-party system brought his first primary matchup — with the most visible and popular …