20 Years of Science Fiction and Fantasy: The Many Faces of Xenite.Org

On March 14, 1997 I officially launched Xenite.Org as a new collective home for four Websites I had established in various places. I built my first Website (“The Worlds of Michael Martinez”) on CompuServe in a special users’ section I… Read more → The post 20 Years of Science Fiction and Fantasy: The Many Faces(…)

Why So Many People Believe Conspiracy Theories

William of Occam would have hated conspiracy theories. A 14th-century philosopher and Franciscan friar, William is celebrated for developing the “law of parsimony,” better known today as “Occam’s razor.” According to the razor principle, the simplest explanation for an event is almost always the best; shave away any extraneous assumptions, and what you’ve got left(…)

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Gwyneth Paltrow Admits She’s ‘Fucked Up So Many Relationships’

At least she’s being honest! Recently, Gwyneth Paltrow appeared on the Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso podcast where she opens up about her love life and the many mistakes she’s made. Related: Consumer Watchdog Group Comes For Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop After admitting she’s “fucked up so many relationships, so many,” the Goop creator adds: “I’m(…)