iOS app Android app


Dare to Be 100: Spock/Bortz Symmetry

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Maybe 10 years ago the phone rang, "Dr. Bortz, my name is Mary McCarthy and I am a friend of Dr. Peter Wood. I have recently moved here and so am anxi...

6 Elegant Spaces With Balanced Symmetry

Dering Hall | Posted 11.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Adding an identical counterpart, in effect, equalizes an object on one side of a space with the other side. Whether the objects net out in color, size, shape or placement, they have the ability to visually evoke a sense of stability and familiarity.

This Site Will Tell You If You're Pretty Or Not

Barstool Sports | Posted 04.30.2014 | Weird News

They say beauty is all about symmetrical angles and lines and shit right? Well heres your your chance to see how you stack up. ...

Proof That Wes Anderson Is Absolutely Obsessed With Symmetry

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts

When you think of celebrated auteur Wes Anderson, you likely think of an Instagram filtered palette, a set resembling a dollhouse, a preponderance of ...

What Is the Most Symmetrical Man-Made Thing?

Quora | Posted 06.17.2013 | Science

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Frank Heile, Physicist, Software Engineer, Consciousness Theory The most symmetrical, spheri...

The Source of Indignity

Robert Fuller | Posted 06.12.2013 | Religion
Robert Fuller

What people really want in relationships is dignity, not domination. While it's not hard to understand why people who have suffered oppression might fantasize taking a turn at domination, to actually do so is to over-reach.

Happy Birthday, Emmy Noether

Victor Stenger | Posted 05.21.2013 | Science
Victor Stenger

On March 23, 1882, a girl named Emmy Noether was born in Erlangen, Bavaria. The daughter of a mathematician, she would turn out to be a mathematical genius and make one of the most important contributions to physics in the twentieth century.

Would You Recognize Yourself With A Perfectly Symmetrical Face?

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.10.2012 | Arts

From flowers to architecture, it is oft been said that there is pleasing beauty in symmetrical design. Research has also shown that when it comes t...

Why Are We Symmetrical?

Mario Livio | Posted 10.29.2012 | Science
Mario Livio

If you think of the human body as a collection of some ten thousand trillion trillion molecules, then there are infinitely more ways to combine them into non-symmetrical shapes than into symmetrical ones. Why is it, then, that bilateral symmetry is so common?

The Secret To Science's Success

Robert Fuller | Posted 09.15.2012 | Religion
Robert Fuller

Modeling has made humans what we are and our success as a species depends on learning to use them wisely.

Two Notions Of Truth: My Sunday School Vs. My Public School

Robert Fuller | Posted 08.31.2012 | Religion
Robert Fuller

The truth is not necessarily what some authority says it is, but rather what can be proven. But, if so, where did that leave the truths taught in my Sunday School?

The Paradox Of The Honey Bee

Kevin Bermeister | Posted 07.21.2012 | Religion
Kevin Bermeister

Honey is the only kosher product that comes out of a non-kosher producer. So what were Israel's greatest scholars and mystical thinkers trying to convey as to uniquely regard it in Jewish law?

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Is There A Formula For Beauty? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.21.2013 | Science

2012-01-30-Screenshot20120130at8.32.22AM.jpgWhat is beauty? This question has plagued philosophers and artists for millennia. And now, modern scientists think they're close to figuring it out.

Learning To Love The Lines On Your Face | Posted 12.21.2011 | Fifty

I’m sure you’ve heard it when you’ve wished someone happy birthday. Maybe you’ve even said it yourself. “Oh, please, don’t remind me; I fe...

PHOTOS: E.V. Day's Kaleidoscopic Reinterpretation Of Monet's Flowers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: E.V. Day WHAT: Seducers WHEN: January 14 through March 5, 2011 WHERE: Carolina Nitsch Project Room 534 West 22 St. New York, NY 10011 212.645...

LA Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Presents For Him And Her

Huffington Post | Lindsay Flans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Holiday gift giving season has arrived! While this time can be stressful, we have compiled a list full of unique and special gift items to make shoppi...

Radiolab Finds an Awaiting Audience

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

If a radio show taping doesn't sound intriguing, you've never listened to Radiolab. What surprised me most was how scripted and thought-out the hosts' material was, yet they still coming across on the air as spontaneous and natural.

Are You a Beauty or a Beast?

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

The ability to beautify -- maximize one's attractiveness -- gives us an edge, whether in a job interview, at a party or during a presentation. How do we connect with our attractive instincts?