Learning for Life

Musings on being a perpetual autodidact

Apollo 13 Window View

Earth seen from the farthest distance ever flown by a manned crew

This GIF of day and night on Earth as seen from Space is strangely calming

DMT and the Soul of Prophecy: An Interview with Rick Strassman

Psychiatrist Dr. Rick Strassman was the first scientist to conduct U.S. government-approved and funded human research

What True Learning Is: Louis Agassiz as a Teacher

“When I sat me down before my tin pan, Agassiz brought me a small fish, placing it before me with the rather stern requirement that I…

Making your own Menorah is no longer a Pipe Dream!

With the Jewish Diwali aka Hanukkah well nigh upon us, I was looking to provide my 7 year old son Uriel with a maker angle on the…

Birthing a Mother: Surrogacy in Israel

Dr. Elly Teman’s superb ethnography Birthing a Mother is the pioneering inquiry into the intimate experience of gestational surrogate motherhood.

Robert Sapolsky on Stress: An Interview

Robert Sapolsky is a Professor of Biological Sciences and Neurology at Stanford University. He is the author of Why Zebras Don…

Searching for Magic in India and Silicon Valley: An Interview with Daniel Kottke

Daniel Kottke was Apple’s first employee, assembling the company’s earliest kit computers with

Working Undercover in a Slaughterhouse: an interview with Timothy Pachirat

Timothy Pachirat, is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Philosophy is the ever-present training of the individual soul in wonderment at existence

Socrates: Surely you’re following, Theaetetus; it’s my impression at any rate that you

MetaBook: Imagining the Book of the Future

What if eink had paper’s texture and dimensionality?

The Book — a physical entity, a deep bandwidth invention that…

This Too Shall Pass: Tracing an Ancient Jewish Folktale

What do Abraham Lincoln, The Ben Ish Chai from Baghdad, Fariduddin Attar, and Anton Chekhov have in common?

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