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What Is Time and How Do We Count It?

Donna Henes | Posted 02.27.2017 | Green
Donna Henes

It's quite a task these days to stay in tune with real time when we have become so estranged from Nature and Her cycles. Perhaps we might use this leap year as a sort of reality check.

Spinning Toward the Bloom

Amy Steinberg | Posted 02.25.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Steinberg

It is such a great mystery. Life is such a great mystery. What we do know is that everything seems to happen in cycles and circles and spirals. This is the ever expanding expressing nature of the world we live in and the life that we live of conscious and unconscious.

Ishtar and Tammuz

Austen Petersen | Posted 11.23.2016 | Religion
Austen Petersen

Yesterday, I told the story of Ishtar and Tammuz as our Wisdom Story. You've probably heard of the Ishtar Gate, currently in the Pergamon Museum in B...

How Science and Technology Shatter the Myth of Generational Cycles

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 10.30.2016 | Science
Benjamin Hardy

At the heart of American pride is the dream that anyone can bootstrap their way from rags to riches. Unfortunately, despite belief and hope, this dream is statistically rare. Research by Pew's Economic Mobility Project shows that 70 percent of people born in poverty never know anything different.

Conundrums of Our Complex Minds and World

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Our human minds often complicate simple matters and simplify complex ones. Take the example of the stock market. It goes up until it goes down. But ...

(R)evolution in Krakow: Matta (& His Polish Catalysts) for the 21st Century

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 12.25.2013 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Matta: Man and Universe is a superb reflection of the populist Gravity cinematic phenomenon -- whereas the universal enters a cyclical narrative via astronauts orbiting from one nation's space station to another in a quest for human survival from man-made catastrophe.

Weekly Rune: Wunjo

Kelley Harrell | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

Wunjo -- joy -- Years ago one of my shamanic teachers told me he hated moments of clarity. He went on to say that they were wonderful, vivid, heart-af...

What on Earth Are 'Commodity Super-Cycles' and Why Do They Matter?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 07.09.2013 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Whatever happens to the price of those commodities matters a great deal for development and, even more, for the war on poverty. The problem is that those prices are famously volatile.

See San Francisco on a Bicycle Built for You

GloboMaestro | Posted 03.19.2013 | San Francisco

San Francisco is one of America's top bike destinations -- and Mission Bicycle is leading the charge. As the only shop in town that makes its own custom cycles, they'll help you design every component from frame size to color-coded tires.

The Wisdom of Circular Thinking

Donna Henes | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The circle of time, the celestial cycles, the round of the seasons, surrounds us and encompasses us. All there is, was, and will be exists within its ...

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: Beyond the Tour de France

Keith Brown | Posted 05.26.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

Ride a bike for a period of time, and someone is going to call you Lance Armstrong. It's just going to happen. Twenty-some odd years ago, I'm sure cyclists were called Greg LeMond, too.

A Grander View of Evolution, Sans Voodoo

David Vognar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Vognar

A major reason for global political and personal problems is our misunderstanding of and blind conformity to cultural codes of attraction that reinforce insecurities, fear and social Darwinism.

The Top 10 U.S. Cities For Biking (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Americans overwhelmingly continue to drive alone to work. With more than nine out of 10 workers favoring driving. But these 10 cities are definitely t...

The Nature of Government

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

I rang Lao Tze this morning to ask his help sorting through the befuddlement I'm suffering at the hands of the media and its endless stream of bad economic news.