October 20, 2017

Computing the Probability of God

Wouldn’t it be great to find a simple equation that computes the likelihood of the God claim? One author claims to have just such an equation and (surprise!) has concluded that God is indeed likely.

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October 20, 2017

I Let My Husband Rape Me, and Here’s Why…

I’ve spent the last few weeks wondering if I should own this story or if I’ve said too much, but I think it’s time we have a very open and honest discussion about domestic […]

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October 19, 2017

October 11, 2017

Autonomous cars without human drivers will be allowed on California roads starting next year

https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/11/16458850/self-driving-car-california-dmv-regulations

September 25, 2017

The Banned Japanese Feminist Magazine That Showed You How to Leave Your Husband

“Bluestockings” was the “Sassy” for young women of Meiji-era Japan.

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September 17, 2017

Study into fluid dynamics of cats wins big at 2017 Ig Nobel Prize

From the brain’s responses to cheese aversion to the fluid dynamics of cats, WIRED picks its favourite Ig Nobel Prize winners for 2017

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September 17, 2017

Hot Spots – Ensia Edge

Climate change will not affect everyone equally. A close-up look at seven regions poised to really feel the pain—and what they’re doing about it.

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September 10, 2017

In Praise of Idleness, by Bertrand Russell

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September 7, 2017

Fractured Identity: The 12 Best Vietnam War Books – Signature Reads

The Vietnam War was one of the most pivotal moments in U.S. history, and these twelve are some of the best Vietnam War books out there.

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September 7, 2017

An Illustrated Guide to Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, 60 Years Later

On the 60th anniversary of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, we’re taking an illustrated look back at its major players, from Allen Ginsberg to Neal Cassady.

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