The current, rather frothy debate about proposed development at Crissy Field in the Presidio at San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which arguably ranks in significance with New York's Central Park and Washington, DC's National Mall, deserves more national attention.
We live in a world where we need people like Bill Nye to get up and be scientific, but also be silly and fun. As a scientific community we must understand that science needs to be fun and emotional to move nonscientists and influence policy.
Naturally, some film and television is better than others, and some shouldn't be nominated but are, and others aren't nominated when they should. It's all insane, but let's talk about it because it's fun!
Recently I discovered that the 8-foot tall turn of the century wooden playground slide in the middle of my living room might be the last one like it o...
He shows environmental education films during the day to schoolchildren, and in the evenings in remote rural villages where there is no electricity, no plumbing and many people have no exposure to film of any kind.
Muffin top is the bit of blubbery overhang on a woman's mid-riff. Even it is barely noticeable, the female mind expands it exponentially to a monster truck tire. On this natural and normal belt, sadly, self-esteem dangles in despair. Is it possible to reclaim the muffin top as something positive?
We all have them. Places that, in short, just make us happy. Where the sirens and deadlines and back pains and bills and meetings and "Mommy!!!" all melt away. Where you can sit and just be content where you are in that moment.
Safe and maintained places to be active and exercise are essential to solving the nation's childhood obesity crisis -- if kids can't go out into their neighborhoods and play, we'll never be able to increase physical activity.
We seemed to have lost our viewing attention span. What's happened to us? How do folks without a DVR cope?
Nationally, in the wake of urban growth and renewal, there is considerable debate about whether public parks and open space should be given away or sold to for-profit enterprises. Are they valuable civic resources or just places to put stuff?
Town Hall Square, by Janet Rosenberg & Studio. Photograph courtesy The Cultural Landscape Foundation. If you want to see why cities are centers of ...
The good news: The Office has a legacy as large as its heart (and Dwight's head). It'll never really be gone, because it's changed, well, everything. It's inside us now. That's what she said.
This dish is simple, rustic and beautiful -- as life should be.
Decades before Lena Dunham bravely bore herself to viewers, supposed flaws and all, on "Girls," there was a smart, sassy, brash Jewish girl named Rhoda Morgenstern
For many hikers, spring shoulder season- - when daylight outpaces nighttime and the snowpack starts to melt -- calls to mind swarms of merciless biting insects and ankle-deep mud wallows. But spring has plenty more going for it.
In the landscape of television sitcoms, it appears that sweetness is winning out over cynicism. Where the jokey format was once overrun with cynical takes about everything from work to the human condition, now audiences are cheering on a more cheerful batch of comedies.