31 May 2020

Polaroid photos still work on old-school chemicals and engineering

tk (Jonathon Kambouris/) In the 1970s, Polaroid made instant photography irresistibly simple: Press one button to capture and print a cherished memory (or questionable decision). To this day, the Polaroid […]
31 May 2020

Stare at this blue dot long enough, and it’ll disappear

Can you make the blue center disappear? (Shutterstock/) We know you are bored at home right now—we are too. Here are some puzzles and brainteasers to challenge your family and […]
31 May 2020

Half the matter in the universe was missing. We found it hiding between galaxies.

Diligence, technological progress, and a little luck have together solved a 20-year mystery in the cosmos. (CSIRO/Alex Cherney/) J. Xavier Prochaska is a professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the […]
30 May 2020

Astral Bucket List: Advanced Instruction on Travelling Out-of-Body

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 11 No 6 (Dec 2018) So you’ve had your first out-of-body experience (OBE) and found yourself spontaneously floating from your bed up to the […]
30 May 2020

Architects of Power: How the Global Elite Profit from Extreme Inequality & Pre-empt the Backlash

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 13 No 3 (June 2019) There is a new, mega-rich global elite consisting of a small number of billionaires and multibillionaires. Many of them […]
30 May 2020

Mind of Light: Optical Networks in the Brain (and Beyond)

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 13 No 6 (Dec 2019) Modern brain research is conducted under the rather arbitrary assumption that the original emergence of consciousness was likely to […]
30 May 2020

UNPLUG: Staying Spiritually Sane in the World of Advanced Technologies

From New Dawn 170 (Sept-Oct 2018) When I was sixteen our family moved to western Kentucky, about sixty miles from the Abby of Gethsemani where the famous Trappist (Cistercian) monk […]
30 May 2020

ONE: The New Tarot & the Secret Doctrine that Launched the Counterculture

From New Dawn 145 (Jul-Aug 2014) It is a little known fact that an actual doctrine lies at the heart of the counterculture of the Haight Ashbury in San Francisco […]