In this case the burning sensation is “delicious,” not “first degree and could result in your death.” And apparently it really works too, although the advertised “time to awaken” period seems a bit too long for my taste.Effective over an … Continue reading
Amazon has given in to Macmillan, and will switch to a pricing model that sees bestseller and new hardcover releases offered to customers at $12.99 to $14.99. The official statement is as follows:Dear Customers:Macmillan, one of the “big six” publishers, … Continue reading
This month’s Challenge Question: A 6 lb sticky object is moving at a speed of 100 cm/min when it collides with a 3 lb object of the same material which is at rest. The objects form a new 9 lb … Continue reading
For those who continue to think natural gas is a clean energy alternative, read this story from ProPublica. Natural gas is a fossil fuel being touted as part of our “green energy future”, along with biofuels; a nonsensical claim considering … Continue reading
An extraordinary account of promoting peace in Afghanistan and Pakistan through education and community service.
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee on making connections between our hearts and the crisis of a desecrated Earth.
A clarion call to acknowledge and honor the Sacred Feminine and to draw out the divine light and energy of the World Soul.
Novelist Mary Gordon on the Beatitudes as teachers.
A refreshing batch of commentaries on the Gospels from a gifted fiction writer.
Suggestions from a philosopher on creating a joyful day.
Makes philosophy relevant to everyday life with a probe of 10 important subjects and a rich add-on of suggested resources from many different mediums.
The comparisons to another recently revealed tablet are unavoidable, but believe you me the similarities end with the aesthetics. Inside there’s Windows 7, flash support and multitouch. In fact, the more apt comparison is probably “netbook,” as you can see:There’s … Continue reading
Etty Hillseum, a Holocaust victim, on her survival perspective and living a good and faithful life.
The ecumenical mysticism of Holocaust victim Etty Hilessum whose diaries charted her spiritual course.
Biologist Frans de Waal on need to expand the range of our empathy or fellow feeling to include others and outsiders.
Studies of the social behaviors of animals that demonstrate humans are preprogrammed to be empathetic and kind to each other.
Celebrates the good medicine of stories in the Christian tradition.
Scientists say crack HIV/AIDS puzzle for drugs, Reuters“Scientists say they have solved a crucial puzzle about the AIDS virus after 20 years of research and that their findings could lead to better treatments for HIV. British and U.S. researchers said … Continue reading
There’s nothing new coming your way in terms of aesthetics from MSI’s line of “C” laptops, but under the hood we’ve got Core i Series processors. One of these fellas even sports an ATI Radeon HD5470 graphics card.The full laptop … Continue reading