Jane Goodall Compares Trump to Chimpanzee Behavior – And She’s Not Kidding

By Stephen D. Foster, Jr. / 09.17.2016 The legendary anthropologist and expert on primates made some interesting remarks to The Atlantic prior to Trump officially being crowned as the Republican nominee at the GOP Convention in July. In Trump, Goodall sees a male chimpanzee trying to gain dominance by making as much noise as possible.[…]

Embracing Imperfection: A Conversation with Photographer Richard Learoyd

Richard Learoyd at the Getty Center, August 29, 2016. Photo: Tristan Bravinder. All rights reserved The English photographer on his enigmatic, human images and experimental working methods By Tristan Bravinder / 09.15.2016 Working at large size—his prints are four feet wide and up to six feet tall—photographer Richard Learoyd creates striking, lifelike portraits and still[…]

How Big Pharma’s Industrial Waste Is Fueling the Rise in Superbugs Worldwide

Polluted water flowing into Isnapur Lake, India. (Photo: Nordea Asset Management/Changing Markets) By Madlen Davies / 09.17.2016 Bureau of Investigative Journalism Pharmaceutical companies are fuelling the rise of superbugs by manufacturing drugs in factories that leak industrial waste, says a new report which calls on them to radically improve their supply chains. Factories in China and[…]

Seven Things the Buddha Never Said

By Thanissaro Bhikkhu / 09.17.2016 Everything is Impermanent, or is it? The historical Buddha said many things in his long lifetime of teaching. But have you ever heard a supposed Buddha quote and wondered, did he really say that? Monk, Thanissaro Bhikkhu, a trained translator of the Buddha’s words, certainly has. Here he reveals seven[…]

The Reincarnation of P.T. Barnum

By Owen Gray / 09.17.2016 Yesterday, Donald Trump walked away from his claim that Barack Obama was not born in the United States and, thus, not qualified to be president. He then took no questions and walked out of the room. The vociferous lie which he has repeated for five years went down the Memory[…]