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From Urbanizing to Urban, According to My Facebook Cover Page

From Urbanizing to Urban, According to My Facebook Cover Page

Charles R. Wolfe  01. 6.2015
During a year filled with four trips abroad and two months away, many of my 2014 Facebook cover photos helped fill my yearly urban and...
In 2015, Christianity May Be Making a Comeback

In 2015, Christianity May Be Making a Comeback

Phil Cooke, Ph.D.  01. 5.2015
The Creator seems to be making a serious comeback. Although non-believing cultural elites in media, academia, and entertainment may be...
World Bank Tries to Change Human Behavior

World Bank Tries to Change Human Behavior

Ben Barber  01. 5.2015
The World Bank has announced a new policy of trying to modify human behavior -- like cereal and car companies do through advertising --...

The Spirit and Roots of Generosity and Miserliness

Jane Simon, M.D.  01. 5.2015
Generosity is a state of mind that goes beyond the possession of money and material goods and relates to feelings of abundance from positive...

Here's to a Shameless 2015

Anjhula Mya Bais  01. 5.2015
As the year begins, let us ask ourselves why we continue to pretend or not acknowledge what there is to acknowledge?
50 Cities You Should See In Your Lifetime

50 Cities You Should See In Your Lifetime

minube  01. 1.2015
Buena Vista Images via Getty Images With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well,...
HennyPalooza: The Party That Twitter Can't Get Enough Of

HennyPalooza: The Party That Twitter Can't Get Enough Of

Choyce Miller  12.31.2014
When I heard there was an event called HennyPalooza that was taking the East Coast by storm, I was intrigued enough to expose my liver...
Translating Tattoos: Lessons From the ER

Translating Tattoos: Lessons From the ER

Edwin Leap, MD  12.31.2014
It's easy to condemn what we don't understand or would never do ourselves. But maybe we should pause to consider the messages that tattoos...
Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

Warren J. Blumenfeld  12.30.2014
The concept of meritocracy provides justification and cover to the nation in refusing to acknowledge and in denying the actual causes for...
Who Are We? Of DNA, Drugs and Dinner

Who Are We? Of DNA, Drugs and Dinner

David Katz, M.D.  12.30.2014
It says something about who we are if we neglect the means already at our disposal to eradicate 80 percent of all chronic disease while...
Against Odds, Nigerian Artists Make It Happen

Against Odds, Nigerian Artists Make It Happen

Ruthie Abel  12.29.2014
While somewhat distanced from the country's worst violence, with daily power cuts and nearly half of the population living below the national...
The Insurmountable Culture Gap

The Insurmountable Culture Gap

Amanda Glassman  12.25.2014
Travel is meant to immerse you in the world, but in reality it is only from the perspective of an outsider. Hemingway never truly knew...

The Interview -- Painfully Bad

David Edmund Moody  12.25.2014
It's tempting to try to find something complimentary to say about The Interview. Surely any film that draws attention in any manner to...
Paris By Neighborhood

Paris By Neighborhood

MiniTime  12.24.2014
Paris' arrondissements coil around with the 1st at its heart, and the 19th and 20th at its outer limits. Each arrondissement comes with...