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Round trip ticket to the science of psychedelics

The latest edition of The Psychologist is a special open-access issue on the science and social impact of hallucinogenic drugs. There’s an article by me on culture and hallucinogens that discusses the role of hallucinogenic drugs in diverse cultures and which also covers how cultural expectations shape the hallucinogenic experience – from traditional Kitanemuk society […]

College is an Irony-Free Zone: "So you want to date a T.A." Edition

2 days agoNews : Reason

Via he great site Inside Higher Ed comes word of a campus controversy at Canada's Western University in Ontario. As part of its "Frosh Special Issue 2014," the student publication The Gazette published an article titled "So you want to date a teaching assistant?" It features such advice as: 1. Do your research. Facebook stalk and get to know your TA. Show More Summary

Latest World Poultry & Coccidiosis special now online

The number 7 issue of World Poultry is available online. Again this edition contains a range of useful and interesting articles on various topics.

Today's Weather: Weather Warning Warm-Up

The National Weather Service has already issued a special weather statement warning about tomorrow's heat and humidity. Today will be a warm-up to that, and not in a good way. [ more › ]

Krauthammer Hammers Obama's 'Willful Blindness' on Terrorism

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer slammed President Barack Obama’s handling of the war on terror and the rise of ISIS on Friday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel. “I don't think the issue is the president was unaware or taken by surprise. Show More Summary

Special Needs Student is Given School Lunch from Trash Can

Post by Lisa Fogarty. Sierra Prince is an eighth grade student at Pleasant Grove Junior High School in Utah who has a learning disability and suffers from diabetes. Given her health issues, she has been assigned a school lunch worker...Show More Summary

G20 Wants Banks to Fund Own Future Bailouts

Government leaders are expected to agree in November that the world's top banks must issue special bonds to increase the amount of capital which can be tapped in a crisis instead of calling on taxpayers to come to the rescue, industry and G20 officials said. Show More Summary

How Dedicated Fans are De-Specializing the Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Themselves

last weekOdd : Nerd Bastards

The other day, Disney floated the idea that sometime soon the original versions of the original Star Wars trilogy might be released, unmolested by special edition tinkering, would be issued in the high-def Blu-ray format. Now fans are not often known for their patience, and considering that George Lucas spent years saying that those first […]

G20 edging towards deal on 'bail-in' bond cushion for banks

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Government leaders are expected to agree in November that the world's top banks must issue special bonds to increase the amount of capital which can be tapped in a crisis instead of calling on taxpayers to come to the rescue, industry and G20 officials said. Show More Summary

Pres. Obama Makes Second Statement on Michael Brown Killing

As the ongoing Michael Brown investigation and protests in Ferguson continue to dominate cable news, broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as President Obama issued his second statement on the killing of the 18-year-old. Show More Summary

LGBT Issues: Was Bob Dylan a Prophet In Blue Jeans?

Fifty years after Dylan's riveting verses, special interest groups' claims about both the nature and dynamics of marriage are changing more dramatically than any of the social phenomenon of the 60's. For years, the argument for deeply...Show More Summary

'Jupiter Ascending' Release Date Pushed Towards Next Year Due to Special Effects Issues

Sci-fi epic film "Jupiter Ascending" was pushed back to February 2015 because of CGI issues, according to reports. Dan Fellman, domestic distribution chief of Warner Bros, said that The Wachowskis needed additional time to complete over 2,000 special effects of the film as well as for the company to prepare an effective marketing campaign.

Time Publishes Robin Williams Commemorative Issue

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Time has published a special issue dedicated entirely to Robin Williams. The issue — available Friday, August 15 — features tributes penned by Bill Maher, Dick Cavett, Alan Alda, Joan Rivers, Patch Adams, Jim Norton, Gilbert Gottfried,...Show More Summary

Fox's Jonah Goldberg: Obama Would Love To Appoint The "First Lesbian Transgender Poet" SCOTUS Justice To "Rev Up The Base"

From the August 12 edition of Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier: JONAH GOLDBERG: I think that he very much would love to appoint, pick some incredibly exotic identity politics wedge issue kind of guy to rev up the base, or gal, or to be determined, or in between, the first lesbian transgender poet Supreme Court justice or something. Show More Summary

Race Matters: Woman Finds Swastika In Her McDonald’s Chicken Sandwich

That’s NOT what she meant by special sauce… Swastika FoundIn Chicken Sandwich A North Carolina woman was issued an apology from McDonald’s after she was given a McDonald’s chicken sandwich that had a swastika etched in butter on the

Inside the September issue of Men's Health (Men's Health)

Want to lose that final 10 per cent to go from ordinary to out of this world? MH has you covered, along with our running special and Ronaldo

Miley Cyrus Could Be In Trouble With The FCC After Strange Complaint Issued

Miley Cyrus could be in some trouble with the FCC after her Fourth of July special garnered a handful of complaints. Miley was featured in an NBC special that aired over the Independence Day weekend, drawing an estimated two million viewers. Among that group watching, exactly three people issued formal complaints to the Federal Communications

University of Illinois Rejection of Anti-Israel Professor Shows How Faculty Power Is Eroding

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has just revoked the appointment of Stephen G. Salaita, an American Studies scholar who specializes in Native American issues and has written about Palestinians as well. Salaita, like many...Show More Summary

All Done! Final Four IWRM Papers, 4: Africa Assessment - Southern Africa, Ethiopia, South Africa & Kenya

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here are the final four papers examining IWRM - Integrated Water Resources Management - that appeared in a recent special issue of the International Journal of Water Resources Development (Volume 30, Issue 3). These four papers focus on IWRM in Africa: Ethiopia's Central Rift Valley; South Africa; Southern Africa; and...

LIVE: House Special Hearing on Ebola Crisis in Africa

The House Foreign Affairs Committee is now holding a special subcommittee hearing on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Africa. Members of the committee interrupted their August recess to hold a hearing on the critical issue hearing important testimony from disease experts. Show More Summary

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