Dr. Sherwin Nuland – How We Die
Gloria Steinem, Condoleezza Rice, Stevie Nicks, and more on the decision not to have kids.
Journey inside a giant spider: Take a unique journey inside the body of a giant tarantula, to see how it moves, breathes, hunts, eats and defends itself.
We’ve never called a photo of a spider “adorable” before, so this is a first!
This photo of a jumping spider carrying her baby was taken by Jong Atmosfera.
I Too Have Some Dreams: N. M. Rashed and Modernism in Urdu Poetry
Welcome! This is a resource page for my book, I Too Have Some Dreams: N. M. Rashed and Modernism in Urdu Poetry (University of California Press, 2014). Below you will find the table of contents and also links to the thirty poems in the appendix. UC Press has made the Introduction available as an excerpt.
For those of you who can understand Urdu or Hindi, you can now click the poem title below and use the language selectors in the bar above to view the poems in Urdu script and transliteration. Devanagari will bea dded soon. The appendix in the printed book has the poems in transliteration on the verso (left) side and in translation on the recto (right) side.
Nick Spencer is the author of 'Atheists: The Origin of the Species'. He explains the origins of various strands of atheism and why the New Atheism of today is constructed on a myth of its own. Julian Baggini is an atheist philosopher and writer. He engages Spencer on whether atheism was a significant factor in Communist regimes and what the future of atheism may hold.
A genome is not a blueprint for building a human being, so is there any way to judge whether DNA is junk or not?
Douglas Hofstadter, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, thinks we’ve lost sight of what artificial intelligence really means. His stubborn quest to replicate the human mind.