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My Cornell Reunion: Parting the Big Red Seas of Time

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.24.2014 | College
Randee Mia Berman

OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.

How The Myth Of The Flat-Earth Dogma Started The Religion-Science War

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

There never was a flat earth dogma. When Columbus faced off with the Spanish cardinals, the issue was the size of the earth, not its shape. And the Cardinals were right: the earth was a lot bigger than Columbus believed.