Monthly Archives: January 2017

Apocalyptic Thinking in the Age of Trump

America is ready for the end times. Hannah Gais | theOutline.com In an election wracked with invocations of Lucifer and the approaching end times, the confusion of Donald Trump with the Antichrist is fitting. Depending on whom you ask, Satan … Continue reading

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What is Killing Off the Universes Galaxies?

Across the Universe, as we speak (well, millions of years ago, but whatever) galaxies are being killed. So this raises the question a team of global researchers are searching for the answer to – and they just might have it. … Continue reading

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What Would Happen in the Minutes and Hours After the US Invaded Canada?

MACK LAMOUREUX @ VICE Jan 13 2017 Here’s a play-by-play of the unthinkable. We’re living in interesting times, folks. Some may say they’re tense times or scary times while others would classify them as exciting and hopeful. No matter your disposition, … Continue reading

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Meet the Man Who Takes Care of Willie Nelson’s Beloved Guitar

A handful of musical instruments are so closely associated with certain artists that the instruments themselves are known by their first names. Maybe you’ve heard of Lucille, B.B. King’s favorite guitar, or Eric Clapton’s Blackie, the famous Stratocaster you see … Continue reading

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D-Wave Just Open-Sourced Quantum Computing!

 New open-source quantum software tool enables developers to tackle real world problems Burnaby, BC – January 11, 2017 D-Wave Systems Inc., the leader in the development and delivery of quantum computing systems and software, has released an open-source, quantum software … Continue reading

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On Progress and Historical Change

Ada Palmer — novelist, singer, historian — just dropped a 10,000 word essay on the nature of progress and historical change that has provided some of the most significant perspective on our own strange moment that I’ve yet to read … Continue reading

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