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From One Storm to Another: A Roman View on Hurricane Sandy and the Presidential Election

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2012 | 10:20 PM

Cynthia Nixon, Sex and the City's Miranda, spoke recently in Ybor City, Fla., to stump for President Obama: "We [New Yorkers] were in the eye of the storm this week. But here you're the eye of the political storm."

Her choice of metaphor, from the actual highs seas generated by...

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Teaching Teens to Challenge the Gods: What We Can All Learn From Classical Mythology (and Percy Jackson)

(1) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 5:41 PM

Ask a fifth-grader who the Titans or Giants are and there's a good chance they won't tell you about a football team, but rather about monstrous beings out to overthrow the Olympian gods and destroy the beacon of Western civilization, the United States.

They'll also tell you that author Rick...

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