The once thought to be extinct creature has been discovered off the coast of Nova Scotia.
Scientists captured this video of a group of Stinging Trilophods exhibiting swarming attack behaviour. Note the glowing tips on their spines, indicating they are agitated and ready to strike anything that gets in their way. These specimine range...
One man's quest to save us from our worst enemy...ourselves.
Written and directed by Joshua Taylor Sprinkling, Can Kadir Sucuoglu, and Giullermina Chiu. In association with Rene Daalder of Space Collective, and the Southern California Institute of Architecture.
Recently I've come to appreciate Neuromancer in a whole new way. For the longest time I thought of the book as too abstract and a little slow, as opposed to Neil Stephenson's Snow Crash, which gave so much detail about the Metaverse you could sit down and begin programming it. I always thought the difference was that Gibson couldn't imagine what...
Free will is not an illusion
The Enlightenment idea of conscious, freely acting individuals is worth defending against those who would reduce freedom to neuroscience
"Collectivism sounds close to cultural determinism, which is no great advance on biological or material determinism. This is where biology, or our bodies...
A review of The Great Disruption by Zaki Laïdi
“Expert consensus, rather than public consensus, underpins today’s political outlook”
"... A political drama in which the tension is between the expert and the decision-maker has little room for ordinary people. Instead, the public is expected simply to accept and live with the...
here is a coolio link that enjoyed reading and just thought that i would share:
it talks about impulses to fight or flee during times of threat. i feel like my instincts are permanently set on flee.
Now, I'm certainly no adherent of astrology, but no one can deny that the moon and the stars have some, if not tiny, effect on the inhabitants of this planet. Just as the great circling rock moves the oceans, it can move us all. It's not that I think that people will go insane during different a full moon nor that a complete lack of moonlight will...
That's right! I, Aaron Kinney, atheist and anarchist, have just become an ordained minister at the Universal Life Church.
Ordination is free, and getting licensed to conduct weddings is only $5. You can even get a doctorate of divinity for only $29.99!
If you are like me, and you don't dig that dogmatic religious stuff, you'll be pleased...