"The beauty of the earth should inspire people to protect it, but humans are fatally anthropocentric."
You've got the ring. The date is set. The venue is confirmed. You're well on the way to the wedding of your dreams, but don't forget the icing on the three-tiered cake -- picture perfect skin!
Much is made over the material girl's multitudes of metamorphosis. For those of you too young to remember, I speak of Madonna. And, yes, the Divine M...
When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.
Poetry. Poetry and travel. Do they go together? Are they secret lovers -- or at least good pals?
Yes, there are human beings who don't believe in the greenhouse effect. I'm not sure why - with origins dating back to Svante Arrhenius's work in the 19th century, it's hardly a radical new concept.
It's time to reclaim the original meaning of Friday the 13. Let's reject the fear factor and find luck and abundance, safety and pleasure wherever we look.
The whole world was dark, everything visible to my eyes coated in the same uniform darkness except for the small, oddly-shaped patches of dim orange directly at the center of my vision. I felt a cramp in my neck as I mentally beseeched them to brighten, to expand.
If you missed the Transit of Venus in 2004, then today, June 5, 2012, is the last time you will see this rare astronomical event until December 2117! I can't begin to imagine society the next time a human sees the black dot of Venus in transit.
What kept me going was the knowledge that on Wednesday, the day after my last midterm, Mars would be at its closest to the Earth all year.
The idea of life on Venus is not given much credence by most mainstream scientists because of the extreme surface temperatures, which can exceed 800 degrees Fahrenheit.
Fox News called the three-and-a-half-minute segment "Climate Change Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction" -- an apt name because as far as the science is concerned, there's very little that could be characterized as fact, and a whole lot that could pass for fiction.
There was no way of pegging his style. With classical Persian music sounding in the background, he performed elements of flamenco, Persian, Indonesian, martial arts, Indian Kathakali dance.
You shot yourself in the foot by calling them Space Shuttles. "Shuttles" don't boldly go where no man has gone before, they go to Chicago, and occasionally bring you from Parking Lot T to the front entrance of the State Fair.
Werner Herzog is one filmmaker who defies the trailer, the reviewer and whatever formula you want to put on him. When I walk into a Herzog movie I ...
Sex invoked in myth and ritual is symbolic of the primary life force. Sex as energy. Sex as creation. Sex as abundance. Sex as unification. Sex as divine spirit. Sex as celebration. Sex as sympathetic magic.