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The Virgin of Guadalupe: 10 Fascinating Facts

R. Andrew Chesnut | Posted 12.08.2016 | Religion
R. Andrew Chesnut

I've always been fascinated by the most important advocation of the Virgin Mary in terms of both territorial coverage and number of devotees.

Justice Roberts Needs a History Tutor

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Lev Raphael

Picking such shining examples of enlightened behavior reveals very distorted logic that's obscured by reasonable-sounding prose. Roberts is no Scalia when it comes to rhetoric, but his thinking seems almost as muddy today.

Does the US Have a Moral Obligation to Save the World From Evil Men?

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
Mario Almonte

While some will always protest America's involvement in foreign wars for various reasons, others believe that the country is morally obligated to liberate the oppressed and feed the hungry wherever they may be in the world. Is it time we swallowed our pride, cut our losses, and simply walked away?

The Chocolate Food of the Gods

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 08.24.2014 | Home
Evaggelos Vallianatos

In her new book, Carol Off, a Canadian journalist, successfully unwraps the dark history of chocolate.

What Really Killed the Aztecs? Try a 16th Century Megadrought

Linda Marsa | Posted 09.30.2013 | Science
Linda Marsa

The rat population was depleted during the drought, when food was scarce. But once the rains returned, food and water were suddenly plentiful and the number of infected rats exploded, spreading the deadly scourge to humans.

PREDICT: Can Florida Gulf Coast Win Again?

Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports

No. 7 seed San Diego State will face No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in the South region. Florida Gulf Coa...

Dunk Of The Year?

Posted 01.10.2013 | Sports

San Diego State standout Jamaal Franklin pulled a classic move from the Tracy McGrady playbook when he delivered a Dunk of the Year candidate, and he ...

Mayan Calendar Expert Decodes December 2012 'Prophecy'

| Posted 07.09.2012 | Science

By Erik Vance It's a bright summer day at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. Outside, in the sprawling front plaza rimmed by palm a...

The History of Valentine's Day And Chocolate

Gourmet Live | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Every February 14th love-struck men and women spend more than 1 billion dollars on chocolate products. Blame Cupid for the love-struck part, but why c...

'Mama Mono' Finds an Art Niche in Puerto Vallarta

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Bob Schulman

Next time you're browsing through the tiny art galleries of Puerto Vallarta, keep an eye out for unusual ceramic statues with the words "Mamo Mono P.V. Mex" cut into the bottom of the base.

Everything You Wanted To Know About Aztec Exit Counseling But Were Too Afraid to Ask

Riley Waggaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Riley Waggaman

My Senior Springtime Partay was rudely interrupted by this email I received the other day: Dear Riley, Our records indicate that you borrowed a fe...