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Waking Up a Block From David... in a 4-Poster Bed

Rick Steves | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

When I opened my eyes after a delightful night's sleep, it occurred to me that this is pretty good living -- a four-poster bed, in a 16th-century monastery, a block from Michelangelo's David, with a farmers market going on just outside my window on the most venerable Renaissance square in Florence (Piazza S. S. Annunziata).

Beware the Dangers of FOMO

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

So if rushing from pillar to post trying to fill your life up with activities and novelty not only doesn't enhance the quality of life, but rather diminishes it, what's the alternative? Good question.

50 Countries And Counting: A Naturalista's Adventures and Black "Herstory" Perspectives in Europe, Part II--Italy, Portugal and The Vatican

Patti R. Rose | Posted 02.25.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

We're still in Black History month and my chosen cities in Europe continue. Why because as mentioned in a previous piece during this Black History month, wherever I go, it's Black "herstory" because I'm a sister!

The Power of Authenticity and Unfiltered Living

David Wygant | Posted 02.10.2016 | Women
David Wygant

People who small talk make zero impression on me. None. I'm not saying this to be harsh or mean. I'm saying that if you truly want to live a life of authenticity and connect deeply with others, I strongly suggest you start living an unfiltered life.

Movie Review: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi...An Important Film

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Michael Bay does it again. Terrific ensemble acting. Great sound track and incredible cinematography which pulls you into the action and does not le...

So You're Dating a Narcissist

David Wygant | Posted 12.16.2015 | Women
David Wygant

When you date a narcissist, they will never, ever apologize. They're simply never wrong. They can't possibly imagine themselves being wrong. Even if they are wrong, they'll never admit it.

Just Me and Mona -- Alone with Great Art

Rick Steves | Posted 12.08.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

In Italy, I've been all alone in a room full of Botticelli paintings, with Bernini's "Apollo Chasing Daphne", with Leonardo's "Last Supper", and with two masterful Davids: Donatello's and Michelangelo's. Each experience was a kind of artistic climax, leaving me craving a cigarette.

Mayor Apologizes For Citing WWII Japanese Internment Camps In Rejecting Refugees

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics

Roanoke Mayor David Bowers (D) apologized Friday for praising the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, saying he had no idea so many ...

I've Been Thinking About You

David Wygant | Posted 10.29.2015 | Los Angeles
David Wygant

Don't dwell on the past, don't think about who wounded you in the past, don't think about anything. Stay present, stay focused, open your heart, be vulnerable, and watch results happen for you that have never happened before.

The Top 10 Things David Letterman's Beard Is Thinking Right Now

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.29.2015 | Style

Retirement has made its way to David Letterman's face, and the results are really epic. The former "Late Show" host, who retired in May, stepped out w...

An Open Letter to David Chipperfield

Fred Bernstein | Posted 06.03.2016 | Arts
Fred Bernstein

I know you really care about floors. I know because I've been to your Neues Museum in Berlin and your Saint Louis Art Museum extension, and both have exceptional floors.

Mary and Joseph

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

Joseph and Mary remind us that Christmas is a genuine love story--the story of God's unwavering love for us and our love for him; the marvelous love of a wife and a husband and the joyous wonder of a first child.

What Do We Really Know About David From the Bible?: An Interview With Joel Baden

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

David is one of the most prominent figures of the Bible, a person whose life and lineage shaped both Judaism and Christianity in crucial ways. So when I discovered a new book called The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero, I was fascinated.

Barack, Barak and Peace in the Middle East

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Perhaps, Hillary Clinton, as crafty as Jael, will swoop in after 2016 and rescue Israel and the U.S. from the questionable leadership we are seeing now. In the meantime, she too, like Iran, will have to wait it out.

Sunday School Taught Me That Jesus Was Straight... And Other Myths and Legends of Yore

Brett Webb-Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Brett Webb-Mitchell

There was never any discussion about the married status of these biblical people. It was simply assumed that they were all straight, just like my family: a mom and dad, children, grandparents, aunts and uncles.

FIAC Gets Real: Classical Painting in Contemporary Hands (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

The game of trend-spotting at big-ticket art fairs has always been mostly about playing the numbers. What's selling, and to whom? But at this year's FIAC in Paris, amid the high-rolling and the splashy frontrunners, I began looking for a genre that refuses to stay moribund: classical painting

Cannes Lions 2013 Shingerview With Sasha Savic CEO Mediacom USA

David Shing | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business
David Shing

How then does the CEO of a media agency not only embrace, but execute that philosophy? Because if there is one thing happening in the world of creativity and technology, it's that everything is getting more congested, more complicated.

Jermaine Jackson Speaks About Musical Theater Debut

Charles Thomson | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
Charles Thomson

Probably somewhere near the top of your list of 'things you didn't expect to see in 2013' was Jermaine Jackson staging a touring one-man comedy musical in French. Nonetheless, this week the Jackson Five star launched his touring production, 'You Are Not Alone: The Musical', in Bordeaux.

Seaside Adventures In Stunning Wales

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 09.20.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

After being fitted for wetsuits, personal flotation devices and helmets, we walk down a dirt path to the ocean. "Everyone ready?" the guide asks. "Just remember to stay on the barnacles. The rocks are slippery but the barnacles are your friends." I tighten the shoelaces on my sneakers and follow the others down the slippery rocks.

Michelangelo's David Called Offensive In Britain

Posted 08.28.2011 | Weird News

What passes for art in Italy is too risque for residents of Stamford, England. Neighbors complained that a remake of Michaelangelo's "David" was in...

Guess The Artist (The Answer May Surprise You)

Posted 08.19.2011 | Arts

This prolific painter is regarded by some to be the first Modern artist. Although he was a court painter, his work was frequently highly critical of h...

JPMorgan Chase Pushes Out Mortgage Head David Lowman

Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

JPMorgan Chase & Co has pushed out its head of home lending, David Lowman, who was sidelined in February after the bank racked up billions of dollars ...

Time to Say 'No' to 3D

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've said it before and I'll say it again: 3D films are a scam. A gimmick. A rip-off. And it's time to stand up and say, "No more."

Think Different: Mental Illness Linked to Creativity, Not Violence

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert David Jaffee

Some of the world's greatest geniuses were and are mentally ill. Take Hemingway. Whatever one thinks of his womanizing, the deeply depressed novelist ushered in a new form of prose.

Michelangelo's Penis

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

So, I gave the last talk in the 2010 tour of my book The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo and the Artistic Duel that Defined the Renaissance, at t...