Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Not Your Tibetan Buddhism

Behind the beatific image of Tibetan Buddhism lies a dark, complicated reality. But is it one the Western gaze wants to see?

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

For six years they managed to elude the most powerful detectives on the planet and outrun their past across the wilds of South America.

How Cities Reshape the Evolutionary Path of Urban Wildlife

If researchers can figure out how pigeons and rats evolve to thrive in hostile city habitats, it could help other beasts—including us—adapt to climate change.

The Well-educated Person

If we took Aristotle seriously we would revolutionize our educational systems to enable citizens to learn throughout life.

A Sage on the Ward

Good nurses are attuned to the lived experience of patients. Can the theory of phenomenology add more to their practice?


The past, present, and future of a misunderstood mark.

The Most Overhyped Wellness Promises, Debunked

Here’s some healthy skepticism about Keto, colonics, charcoal, and more.

No. Two Words:

Drake Equation.