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January Woes

Paola K Amaras | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

January is a time of renewal and regression, happiness and sadness, life and death. It's two-faced Janus, looking backward and forward. It's a time of...

LOOK: Apple's 'Cube' Store Wrecked By Snowblower

Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

One of the 15 glass panes of Apple's flagship store on Fifth Avenue was shattered during Tuesday's snowstorm. 9To5Mac reports the glass pane o...

The NY Post Really Wants You To Think De Blasio Botched Snow Response

Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

The New York Post thinks Mayor de Blasio "bungled" the city's response to the year's second big snowstorm, and the tabloid has a couple angry resident...

The Two Faces of Facebook

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 08.26.2012 | Home
Jeff DeGraff

Technology will set you free to express the real you -- until you realize that reality places you in the inbox on your smartphone just like everyone else. No worries, its outsmarted most of us.

The Growing Chaos and the New Year

Michael Meade, D.H.L. | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Michael Meade, D.H.L.

The confusion and uncertainty of this New Year's Eve will usher in the year 2012 in the modern calendar. Being a "leap year" it is bound to bring some surprising events.

On Names

Jeff Klima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Klima

There is a two-fold complaint nestled in the plumy thicket of today's screed, good people. And while they (the individual issues of the complaint) are...

Fighting Bob & Loathsome Joe

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Republicans are channelling Joe McCarthy for politics and profit. What if Joe McCarthy had never been Senator? It didn't have to happen. After all,...

Solving A Centuries-Old Mystery: "Who Is That Lady?" "That's No Lady, That's Mona Lisa."

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ellen Sterling

One wonders if da Vinci, by the time he died in 1519, had even the slightest notion of the impact of the painting and, in fact, his entire body of work.