The Myth of the Disappearing Book

New forms of entertainment and consumption abound. And yet the book endures. Swikar Patel/AP    By Dr. Simone Natale (left) and Dr. Andrea Ballatore (right) / 10.31.2016 Natale – Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies, Loughborough University Ballatore – Lecturer in Geographic Information Science, Birkbeck, University of London After years of sales growth, major publishers[…]

Are We Living in the Kali Yuga?

By Jacob Devaney / 11.01.2016 Ancient Wisdom on the Cycle of Time It isn’t hard to recognize that even though we live on a planet that surrounds us with beauty, that there is a lot of darkness happening within humanity. The ancient Sanskrit teachings understood that civilization goes through distinct cycles of creation and destruction.[…]

Current Presidential Standings Unchanged – Enormous Stretch for Trump

By Matthew A. McIntosh / 11.01.2016 Brewminate Editor-in-Chief You can see the state-by-state polling averages to this date, 11/01/2016, at the bottom.  270 Electoral votes are needed to win the presidency. If the election ended with with each candidate winning the states per those averages, Clinton would become president with 305 to 233 Electoral votes.[…]