Once upon a time, Gwyneth Paltrow was just a widely beloved, award-winning actress. But she finally caught a break in 2008, when she launched her nutritional newsletter, Goop, which gave birth to a lifestyle empire. Today, she’s the high priestess of a many-tentacled, monetized belief system that just sold out… Continue Reading Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP Wellness Summit Included Crystal Therapy and Aura Readings (HBO)

At the core of left-wing thought is a denial of painful realities, the denial of what the French call les faits de la vie, facts of life. Conservatives, on the other hand, are all too aware of the painful realities of life, and base many of their positions on them.… Continue Reading How Do You Deal With Painful Truths? Left vs. Right #4

We added seven Republican seats to our list of competitive races, including Florida’s sixteenth and eighteenth districts, North Carolina’s second, Pennsylvania’s sixteenth, Texas’ 31st district and Washington’s third. The most interesting addition might be Congressman Steve King. President Donald Trump won Iowa’s fourth District with 61% but King had just… Continue Reading Moving the Needle (via Roll Call)

I’m joined today by Rebecca Watson she is founder of the skeptic blogging also cohost the skeptics guide to the universe podcast a fellow Massachusetts college graduate be you I went to grad school at Bentley University I think the UN Bentley arrivals and some sport but I just have… Continue Reading Is Homeopathy a Scam?