The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced... →
Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 28-30, 2013.
A Momentary Flow: Medicine's big new battleground:... →
wildcat2030: See on Scoop.it - The future of medicine and health The latest edition of DSM, the influential American dictionary of psychiatry, says that shyness in children, depression after bereavement, even internet addiction can be classified as mental disorders. It has provoked a professional…
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.– Meister Eckhart (via lazyyogi)
Much of this data is invisible to people and seems impersonal. But it’s not....– What is Personal Data and How Much Personal Data Exists? | MIT Technology Review (via wildcat2030)
Your Justice Department is continuing to put people in jail, for sale, and use,...– Congressman Steve Cohen tears into Attorney General Eric Holder over marijuana. (via think-progress)
Selling Blow Jobs for a Happy Meal →
One million children. Kids. Homeless. Right here in America. In the Land of the IRS fraud and corporate corruption. Couch surfing. Living in cars. Sleeping under the bridges.
I carry large sheets, folded in my pocket, and sometimes pull out scissors and...– Welcome to Woz.org (via rhea137)
This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like...– Rumi (via skeletongarden)
The Incredible Power Of Concentration - Miyoko... →
His biographers recount that when the poet Paul Celan was four years old, he...– Anne Carson, Economy of the Unlost (via invisiblestories)
itsverypoetry: A Supermarket in California Allen Ginsberg What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for I walked down the sidestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon. In my hungry fatigue, and shopping for images, I went into the neon fruit supermarket, dreaming of your enumerations! What peaches and what...
Robert Reich: Working Mother's Day →
robertreich: My mother went into paid work soon after my father’s clothing store was flooded out in a hurricane, almost wiping him out. She had no choice. We needed the money. This was some two decades before a tidal wave of wives and mothers went into paid work. For the few with four-year college degrees…
Yemenis Have Moms Too →
As we celebrate Mothers’ Day, more than a hundred mothers think of their children, never charged with crimes, who will be starving to death in Guantanamo cells.
Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears →
The amount of the gas in the air has not been this high for at least three million years, and scientists believe the rise portends large changes in the climate and sea level.