Chomsky Explains U.S. Politics on Democracy Now!

"Republicans face a difficult problem. They have a primary constituency, a real constituency: extreme wealth and corporate power. That’s who they have to serve. That’s their constituency. You can’t get votes that way, so you have to do something else to get votes. What do you do to get votes? This was begun by Richard … Continue reading Chomsky Explains U.S. Politics on Democracy Now!

Brain in a Vat

"In a challenge to the idea that brain death is final, researchers have revived the disembodied brains of pigs four hours after the animals were slaughtered. Although the experiments stopped short of restoring consciousness, they raise questions about the ethics of the approach — and, more fundamentally, about the nature of death itself. " —Sara … Continue reading Brain in a Vat

Above Us Only Stars

"GPS and other Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are used in everything from cellular communication networks, to basic consumer goods, high-end military systems, and stock trading inputs. But these systems are vulnerable: by attacking positioning, navigational, and timing (PNT) data through electronic warfare (EW) capabilities, state and non-state actors can cause significant damage to modern … Continue reading Above Us Only Stars

PanelJam | Free Online Drawing, Comic Strips

"PanelJam is the comic art world’s largest ongoing collaborative art project. We're a comic artist community drawing comic strips step by step, one panel at a time. Grow your network and connect with artists, learn how to draw comic strips, and have fun all while contributing to a larger, continuously growing collection of original webcomic … Continue reading PanelJam | Free Online Drawing, Comic Strips