May 2012 Archive

Rare transit of Venus on June 6

Sri Lankans will have a chance to witness one of the rarest celestial phenomena known as “Venus Transit” with the sunrise on June 6. Millions around the world will witness ...

Blend of Voices

The music lovers in Sri Lanka are in for a rare musical treat as Sewalanka Foundation together with Concerts Norway, Aru Sri Art Theatre and the Norwegian Embassy present ‘Rustic ...

Teenager reportedly finds solution to 350 year old math and physics problem

May 29, 2012 by Bob Yirka Enlarge Image: ( -- In Isaac Newton's Principia Mathematica published in 1687, the man many consider the most brilliant mathematician of all time used a mathematical ...

The Poverty of Nations

Capitalism at War by ROBERT HUNZIKER There is plenty of wealth to go around in the world, but it’s tied up in too few hands for democratic capitalism to operate efficiently for ...

Bankers and Forgiveness

The Gentle Law for the One Percent by ANN ROBERTSON and BILL LEUMER When homeowners have fallen behind in their mortgage payments, whether because of a job loss or because the interest ...

Full Metal Racket

Jake Whitney interviews Michael Hastings May 1, 2011 The Rolling Stone reporter on his blockbuster articles, how the generals pushed Obama into a war he didn’t want to fight, and the Pentagon’s ...


By Avi Kramer  December 15, 2011 As a Fortune 500 company’s fracking activities in rural West Virginia leave a polluted and drastically altered landscape, locals are fighting back.   By late March the ground ...

The Harmonizer

Camille Goodison interviews Kwame Dawes December 15, 2011 The Emmy Award–winning poet and crisis reporter on Haiti’s continuing struggles and Jamaica’s AIDS crisis, how Afro-Caribbean music has influenced the writing of V.S. ...

Why We Have Emotions (And Why We Should Not Fight Them)

Emotions are necessary for survival. But they can also spin out of control. Psychotherapy Networker / By Susan Johnson May 22, 2012 “God guard me from those thoughts men think in the mind ...

Will the IPO Change the Way Users See Facebook?

Facebook users may soon realise how dependent the newly floated company is on them, and leverage that power in upcoming debates about privacy and platform features. by PJ Rey On May ...

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