by Tracy Moore Popular culture tells us that everything in love leads to the altar, and everything in sex leads to doin’ it on your wedding night. No matter that some 75 percent of us get hitched about as virginally intact as your average bunny rabbit — we still seem to treat wedding night sex as an important ritual: It consummates the marriage (if you’re religious), for one, but it also symbolizes finally coming together as legal and symbolic partners, no matter if you’ve been doing it for months or years. But studies of wedding-night sex find that after the sweet yet … Continue reading Your Wedding Night Sex Will Probably Suck—and That’s Totally Normal
© AP Photo/ Julien Warnand, Pool Photo French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that Europe should welcome refugees because it is a European tradition and honor. PARIS (Sputnik) — Europe should greet migrants, because it is a part of its traditions and a matter of honor, Macron said Friday. “We talked about the migrant crisis. It is not a concern of several countries, it is our common challenge… And it demands our common decision,” Macron said after his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the EU leaders’ summit in Brussels. The French president added that the migrant crisis was a long-term challenge. “We must welcome … Continue reading Traitor Moron Macron – ‘We Must Welcome (Muslim) Refugees …Because It Is Our Tradition And Our Honor’
It’s not what you think. BY JORGE CHAM & DANIEL WHITESONJUNE 22, 2017 Ask a group of physicists and philosophers to define “space” and you will likely be stuck in a long discussion that involves deep-sounding but meaningless word combinations such as “the very fabric of space-time itself is a physical manifestation of quantum entropy concepts woven together by the universal nature of location.” On second thought, maybe you should avoid starting deep conversations between philosophers and physicists. Is space just an infinite emptiness that underlies everything? Or is it the emptiness between things? What if space is neither of … Continue reading What Is Space?
Alan Turing and Christopher Morcom. Art by Keith Hegley from The Who, the What, and the When, an illustrated celebration of the little-known inspirations behind geniuses. “The body provides something for the spirit to look after and use.” BY MARIA POPOVA “The void horrifies: so we are all immortal,” Simone de Beauvoir scoffed at the religious escapism of immortality in explaining why she is an atheist, adding: “Faith allows an evasion of those difficulties which the atheist confronts honestly.” But there exists a certain orientation of spirit that is both unreligious and lucid in contemplating mortality. Einstein touched on it … Continue reading The Binary Code of Body and Spirit: Computing Pioneer Alan Turing on Mortality