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Reality: A Mere Illusion (Part 1)

Every action and all matter that has developed in the universe conforms to what we know as reality. The idea that our universe passes like a giant’s …

Physics

PERSONAL WORK

Hundreds of possible ways to starve cancer

<b>COLUMBIA U. (US) —</b> An analysis of gene expression from 22 types of tumors has come up with hundreds of potential drug targets that could cut off …

Cancer

The 10 best magicians – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/may/04/the-10-best-magicians<p>720<p>With Derren Brown currently touring a mind-bending new show around the …

'Let's Explore': David Sedaris On His Public Private Life

David Sedaris writes personal stories, funny tales about his life growing up in a Greek family outside of Raleigh, N.C., about working as an elf in Santa's workshop at Christmastime, and about living abroad with his longtime partner, Hugh. The stories have appeared on <i>This American Life</i> and in <i>The</i> …

Marc Maron: A Life Fueled By 'Panic And Dread'

When Marc Maron started his podcast "WTF with Marc Maron" out of his garage in September 2009, he was in a dark place: He was going through a divorce, his comedy career had hit a wall and — in his mid-40s — he didn't have a Plan B.<p>"I was at a place in my life where I had gotten very cynical," he …

The US Needs To Wake Up To Threat Of Domestic Drones

I'm going to focus here most on domestic surveillance drones, but I want to say a few words about weaponized drones. The belief that weaponized drones won't be used on US soil is patently irrational. Of course they will be. It's not just likely but inevitable. Police departments are already …

Surveillance