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This Tiny Device Might Save You From Assault -- But It’s Horrible We Need It

Fusion | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 11.09.2015 | World

A lie I tell my female relatives is that I carry pepper spray. My mom gave me a small, pink keychain canister of pepper spray a few years ag...

How This Piece Of Jewelry Could Help Prevent Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.04.2015 | Technology

Could wearable tech help prevent sexual violence? That’s a question asked this week as news about a $100 personal safety alarm called Athena&nb...

6 Inspiring Middle Eastern Artists

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Though the Middle East has experienced sociopolitcal unrest in recent years, the persistence of original and moving art is a feat not to be dismissed.

The Odyssey: In My Own Words (Part 3)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.01.2015 | Books
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Odysseus: Athena, 50 suitors is a lot for one man to kill. Also, what if the bronze weapons melt? I'm also unclear on the omen re: the dove and the ...

Welcome, Stranger

T. Thorn Coyle | Posted 02.01.2014 | Religion
T. Thorn Coyle

While scrubbing pots at the soup kitchen, I realized this truth: We are all strangers to one another. Then I realized: We can all welcome one another home.

Women and Power: Finding Your Inner Athena

Jan Sharry | Posted 10.20.2013 | Women
Jan Sharry

One way to change this is to change how we act and how we are perceived. Perhaps, when women act more like Athena they will be perceived as more powerful. So, assuming this might help, what could we incorporate into our style?

Flying High: The Milissa Payne Project at The Garage

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Up In The Air was born out of an idea for a photoshoot of dancers amid hot air balloons in Napa Valley, and further inspired by the work of artist Seán Patrick McArdle, who is creating a painted backdrop for the piece.

Weather Service Won't Recognize Winter Storm 'Athena' By Name

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — To people who were caught in snarled traffic or had to shovel snow with leaves still on the trees, the storm pulling off the East Co...

Nor'easter Slams Sandy-Ravaged Northeast

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Vincent Pina finally saw a couple of utility trucks coming down his street Thursday and started to wave in anticipation. Bu...

Who Is The Best Olympic Mascot Ever? (BRACKET)

Posted 08.09.2012 | Sports

The tradition of the Olympic mascots dates back to 1972's Waldi the Dachshund, the canine face of the Munich Games. Since then, there have been a mult...

Reflections in Athens

Anthony Strano | Posted 03.20.2012 | World
Anthony Strano

Things have really gone astray in Greece. The cradle of civilization has tipped over. The baby has been lost.

Fishing Ship Ablaze With 111 Aboard

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Nearly 100 crew members of a fish processing ship that caught fire hundreds of miles out at sea were plucked from life rafts in the Atl...

Sarah Palin: America's Trojan Horse

Virginia Bell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

Sarah Palin has the ability to evoke many goddesses simultaneously which may account for her appeal. Yet there is something false about how she conjures up each feminine archetype as if playing dress up.