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Friday Talking Points -- Marijuana Policy Questions for the Candidates

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.09.2017 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There was some good news and some bad news on marijuana this week, which got us thinking about how the subject of federal marijuana policy relates to the presidential nomination race.

Golden Age of Unmanned Space Travel

Dean Regas | Posted 11.09.2014 | Science
Dean Regas

It has been over 45 years since the first Moon landing. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins made a journey for the ages as the Apollo 11 mission rocketed humans to another world. But, what have we done lately?

Ian Anderson, a Space Nut?

James M. Clash | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

Who knew Ian Anderson, front-man for the seminal rock group Jethro Tull, is a space aficionado? The singer and flautist, who grew during the Cold War...

Pillar #3 of the Third Metric: Wonder

Joe Polish | Posted 05.21.2014 | Good News
Joe Polish

"Pick an image that ignites the joy in you. It can be your child, a pet, the ocean, a painting you love -- something that inspires a sense of wonder. And any time you feel contracted, go to it to help you expand."

Ringing in the New Year With Fleetwood Mac

Jane Heller | Posted 03.05.2013 | Fifty
Jane Heller

We were in the midst of dinner when Michael mentioned that among the very few material possessions he'd been able to grab before a wall of flames drove him and Martha out of their house was the documentary footage he'd shot 35 years ago of Fleetwood Mac's 1977 Japanese tour.

Give Up Tomorrow: Paco Larrañaga and the Deliberate Misinterpretation of Justice

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.08.2012 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

With all these elements in place, it's easy to understand why Give Up Tomorrow has become one of the most fascinating and discussed documentaries of our time, awarded top prize at festivals the world over, and creating a movement for change in the global justice system.

Neil Armstrong and the Space Generation

Anna Leahy | Posted 10.31.2012 | Science
Anna Leahy

The first era of U.S. manned spaceflight ends, and we are the adults of this nation now. Armstrong and eleven other men visited the Moon, but those of us who were watching, as young as we might have been then, are the space generation.

Apollo 11 Flight Director Gene Krantz Explains How To Park On The Moon

James M. Clash | Posted 09.20.2012 | Travel
James M. Clash

Stout and brawny and still looking like a marine drill instructor at 78, Krantz set the record straight for me.

43 Years Ago...

Posted 07.21.2012 | Science

It was 43 years ago on Friday that Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, two members of the Apollo 11 crew, became the first humans to set foot on t...

'Youth In Revolt': Will The Movie Live Up To The Book?

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Barbara Vancheri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

[Cera] knows fans of the franchise may be buoyed and bothered by changes to the 500-page book. "I think they'll be hopefully delighted by the amount ...

Apollo 11 Astronauts At Home (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The following is from Life.com's collection of photographs from Ralph Morse, a photographer who had access to the Apollo crew members at home with the...

Is NASA Spacing Out?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Today is the 40th anniversary of the first lunar walk, and, not counting the late Michael Jackson, it's been almost that long since the last moonwalk. Is it time to do it again?

Space Auction

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Roseanne Colletti

Four decades after the moonlanding, I found myself sitting among the bidders at Bonhams New York. On the 40th anniversary of the launch, the auction house was holding its first space sale ever.

It's June 1969, Less Than 3 Weeks from the First Landing on the Moon. Where Were You During the Flight of Apollo 11?

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Goldstein

I have assembled an extensive list of resources and links to help you celebrate with friends and family, and follow the flight -- in real time -- as it happened 40 years ago.

Yesterday's Launch of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Brings Back Memories of Apollo 11

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Goldstein

July 20th is coming. It will be the 40th anniversary of the first human footprints on another world, and I lived it.

The Lords of The Fly

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The production contained some pre-requisites for the medium -- a tragic storyline that centered around love, sex and three principles, making it a theoretical candidate for an operatic treatment.