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Dark Ages

Go Abroad...Without The Crowds

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel

Sure, you could hop over to Paris or London or Rome for a bit of vacation and a history lesson. But wouldn't it be fun to go some place that isn't you...

Purpose in the Natural World

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 12.03.2013 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Ecology emerged out of Greek thought. But like the rest of Greek science, ecological ideas from Aristotle and other Greek natural philosophers went th...

Gruesome Specimen Sheds Light On 'Dark Ages' Science

Posted 03.07.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/05/2013 10:25 AM EST on LiveScience In the second century, an ethnically Greek Roman...

Michele Bachmann Blames The Renaissance

latimes.com | Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts

Tea party queen and Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is convinced that America is sinking into tyranny. Why? In a remarkable profile...

The Abacus And The Cross: When The Pope Was A Scientist:

Nancy Marie Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nancy Marie Brown

A thousand years ago, the pope studied the stars and found God in numbers. Our modern tension between faith and science did not exist.

We Hold These Truths to Be Completely Malleable

Dylan Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Brody

I don't care that Obama is a Christian. I care that a country that guarantees freedom of religion thinks it's okay to treat this question as an issue.