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Neil Gorsuch? Originalism and the Fall of Icarus

Harold Lloyd | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

Well, here we go again. With Neil Gorsuch as the current Supreme Court nominee, once more we hear praises of "originalism" as a judicial interpretive...

On An Apple A Day

Yara Zgheib | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Yara Zgheib

An apple a day keeps the doctor away; so I have been told. Vitamin C boosts the immune system, phenols reduce cholesterol. Twenty-two grams of complex...

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 5: The Ethics of Avoiding Extremes

Frank Breslin | Posted 06.19.2016 | Education
Frank Breslin

Teacher: The Greeks believed that the ideal of moderation, the Golden Mean, or "Nothing in Excess" should characterize everything about being human. W...

Embarrassment

Francis Levy | Posted 03.25.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Life is an embarrassment. You go from a stage of oneness with the mother to the trauma of helplessness at birth.

The Icarus Complex

Francis Levy | Posted 02.22.2017 | Arts
Francis Levy

The massive ego of the celebrity is a kind of deformity. You might call it a malignant ego to the extent that it's like a virulent cancer, constantly...

13 Ways to Organize and Save Your Sanity

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Paola K Amaras

The lazy days of summer are yielding to the frantic days of autumn, barreling towards the holidays, and with it a new year, if not in sight, just around the corner. It's easy to fly too high, do too much, and crash and burn.

Single Work Appreciation Day: 'Nautical Twilight,' Carolyn Marks Blackwood

Daniel Maidman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Blackwood joins in here with the rich history of landscape painting. Landscape is not an easy genre: nature is unruly, and does not wish to order itself into compositions pleasing to our sense of proportion. It is thematically difficult as well. Why do we look at landscapes? Because they are beautiful?

Brian Williams - The Last Celebrity News Anchor

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Robbie Vorhaus

Gone are the days of Cronkite, Rather, Brokaw, Jennings, Sawyer, and now Williams. Mark your calendars: Tuesday, February 10, 2015, ended the era of the celebrity, legacy news anchor.

Pillar #2 of the Third Metric: Wisdom

Joe Polish | Posted 05.18.2014 | Good News
Joe Polish

Arianna Huffington says that in order to even start to have wisdom, we have to start disconnecting from external devices -- like social media or gadgets -- and start reconnecting with ourselves.

Mandala

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact
Jack Schimmelman

With the world's noses pressed against apartheid's steel glass western corporate puppeteers, he was perceived as a terrorist who would not stop. They were right. Nelson Mandela's vision threatened hatred, exploitation.

Paul Winter on The 32nd Annual Winter Solstice Concert

Joseph Vella | Posted 02.11.2012 | New York
Joseph Vella

This annual celebration is one of the most popular events in New York City during the holiday season. In my interview with Paul Winter, he tells us about what he has in store for this year's performance.

Exclusive Clip: Spitzer Compares Himself To Icarus

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Former Governor Eliot Spitzer opens up about his fall from grace in this exclusive clip from the upcoming documentary 'Client 9: The Rise and Fall of ...

Gravity and the Mystery of Time

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Deepak Chopra

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Icarus, Tiger and Chess: Behind the Scenes of Woods' Train Wreck

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robbie Vorhaus

Like a big chess game, Tiger's advisors are desperately trying to figure out their next several moves. This is no longer a PR mess, it's a grim train wreck of epic proportions. What's happening behind the scenes?

"It Hurts To Be Me": Confessions Of Michael Jackson

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Michael was probably the most iconic personality in the modern world who personified the Peter Pan archetype, or as Jung called it, The Puer Aeternaus/Eternal Boy.

In Tenuous Times, Get Back To Basics

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Tenuous Times With the economy's Dominos Effect kicking in these days, most of us are feeling the pinch. Increasingly, we hear gloomy predictions o...