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http://www.maps.org Not exactly what you might think from the URL, MAPS stands forMultidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. Their statedmission is “to treat conditions for which conventional medicinesprovide limited relief—such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD),pain, drug dependence, anxiety and depression associated withend-of-life issues—by developing psychedelics and marijuana intoprescription medicines to cure many thousands of people by Read more
http://www.kitegen.com/en/ Twisted, brilliant, and dedicated to making wind power cheaper than coal. GigaWatt-class cheap clean energy from kites.
Rahul Mahajan is the author of 2003′s “Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond” (Seven Stories Press) and 2002′s “The New Crusade: America’s War on Terrorism,” (Monthly Review Press). Rahul serves on the Administrative Committee of anti-war coalition United for Peace and Justice, the Board of Directors of Peace Action and the Advisory Read more
http://improbable.com Homeof Improbable Research, the hosts of the IgŪ Nobel Prize ceremonies,where you can hear a Nobel Prize laureate be asked by a little girl to”please stop, I’m bored!”
Ivan Eland is Director of the Center on Peace & Liberty at The Independent Institute. Ivan has spent 15 years working for Congress on national security issues, including as an investigator for the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Principal Defense Analyst at the Congressional Budget Office. His books include “The Empire Has No Clothes: U.S. Read more
http://www.boardsmag.com Thesite writes this about itself, “Boards is a brand focused on bringingthe international commercial production industry community together fordialogue, debate and discussion about the global business of commercialproduction.” So, its pretty much a commercial industry bitch rag, butit is also some pretty smart writing and spews fresh video as well,like this awesome new Beck Read more
Robert Auerbach was an economist at the House banking committee during the tenure of four Federal Reserve Chairmen including Alan Greenspan. Robert also served as an economist in the US Treasury’s Office of Domestic Monetary Affairs during the Reagan administration and as a financial economist with the Federal Reserve. He received his PhD. in economics Read more
http://www.fakenamegenerator.com It won’t just give you a new name, it’ll generate an entire newidentity, including a fake address, email, SS, etc. …Just saying.
Salon.com’s award-winning investigative reporter Mark Benjamin. Mark’s writing focuses on national security issues with an emphasis on the plight of returning veterans and detainee abuse. Mark broke the story on the deplorable conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and also obtained for Salon the Army’s entire Abu Ghraib investigative files. Thursday, he posted the Read more
http://www.shorpy.com Shorpycalls itself “THE 100-YEAR-OLD PHOTO BLOG”…”History in HD”…”avintage photography blog featuring thousands of high-definition imagesfrom the 1850s to 1950s. The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, ateenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.”Click the “VIEW HI-DEF IMAGE” button below practically any image, andyou’ll find yourself visually immersed in the past. Here’s an example,the Read more
Harper’s Washington editor Ken Silverstein who writes the Washington Babylon blog … and ‘Radical Pessimist’ Kevan Harris, live from Tehran.
http://vark.com TheURL sez vark, but on the website they call themselves aardvark.Whatever you call this service, it taps into your social networkfriends, and friends of friends, and turns them into one big socialsearch engine in a more focused, structured way than just plain old lazywebbing your peeps in Twitter and Facebook.