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A Different Type of Hero

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 12.15.2014 | Religion
Naphtali Hoff

Judah's heroism was rooted in the purest of all sources, a zealous love of his religion. He fought not for his own selfish end, nor from a passion for victory on the battlefield.

Soldiers in Our Midst for Charles Swenson War Is Not Child's Play

Lisa Derrick | Posted 11.29.2014 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

Edgy, contemporary, poignant: For his current exhibition, Soldiers in Our Midst, artist Charles Swenson photographed toy soldiers then painted large portraits from the photos, calling to mind both classical portraiture and pop culture references to childhood.

In Time for the Scottish Referendum, the Battle of Bannockburn Gets a Facelift

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

The 1314 Battle of Bannockburn victory for the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence, led by Robert the Bruce, inspired the Scots to believe they could triumph even if they were outnumbered and outarmored by the English.

Cancer: Befriend, Don't Battle... It Just Might Turn Out to Be Your Best Friend

Denise DeSimone | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Denise DeSimone

don't think I would be here today, sharing my journey with you, had I chosen to battle and fight against cancer. I would have depleted what little physical and emotional resources I had.

Karate Hall of Famer Battles ALS

Karl Romain | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports
Karl Romain

He will beat this disease. He will keep exercising and doing push-ups. Why? His training helps his mind stay focused and stay on his journey of recovery.

This Cat Is Merciless

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.17.2013 | Comedy

Even though paper just sits around, quietly and inanimately, minding its own business, cat attacks. Paper has never wronged cat, and paper has never f...

Rats and Cats During WWI

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Sidonie Sawyer

My grandfather on my mother's side talked about the Great War (WWI, la Grande Guerre) every single day of his life. As far as us kids were concerned, ...

Sublime Heartbreak: River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

There's a reason that each new fantasy novel by Guy Gavriel Kay is met with so much excitement by a core of devoted readers. These are books in which everything happens, yet the threads of story inexorably tangle us in something that goes much deeper.

Dieting Is War! Are You Ready For Battle, Soldier?

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 04.20.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

'Dieting is War!' argues Laura J Wellington. Using this battle cry and 19 principles from notable leader and Four Star General Colin Powell, Wellington offers a virtual mentorship to regain control of your life and waistline.

Jay Mewes Reveals Details on Jay and Silent Bob Animated Movie (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

In Noobz, Mewes plays the manager of a video game store who's training for a potentially life-changing Gears of War tournament with his fellow gamers.

Fox's Phoney War

David Trumble | Posted 02.08.2013 | Media
David Trumble

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Do Dogs Experience PTSD After Trauma?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.08.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As a society, we understand the need for a splint when a bone is broken. When "all" that is broken is one's composure or spirit, we often expect you to just get over yourself.

Friday Talking Points [136] -- Girding For Battle

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The battle looms. It is, in fact, right over a hill right in front of us. So, are Democrats girding their loins for the fight, and roaring their def...

The Forgotten Battle Which Won The American Revolution

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Revolutionary War lasted a lot longer than most of us realize. Begun in 1775, the war didn't end for six long years, and wasn't fully resolved for another two. The Battle of the Chesapeake, in particular, deserves to be remembered.

Mon General McChrystal

Michael Vlahos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Vlahos

America, it seems, is coming to inhabit the puzzle that was once the lonely outpost of the French Empire. We are now the ageing Grand Nation. We have also been in losing mode since 1968.

The Internet's Love Affair with WebTV

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Information is a commodity. It's an article of trade that is valued above all other products and services. Information has always been coveted but con...

North Korea, South Korea Exchange Artillery Fire Along Coast: Report

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire along their disputed western sea border on Wednesday, an official said, esca...

Getting Unstuck, Finding Some Fun

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

"...I am on my own journey/battle with forgiveness...and I find it very difficult. I feel as if I have reached a standstill. ...perhaps there is a d...

A Never-Ending Battle

Michael Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Kaplan

We remain in danger of making the same mistakes the Romans made.

Gut Feelings: Soldiers Make Good Use Of Intuition

nytimes.com | Benedict Carey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The sight was not that unusual, at least not for Mosul, Iraq, on a summer morning: a car parked on the sidewalk, facing opposite traffic, its windows ...

Through the Fun-House Mirror

Ray Kimball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Kimball

The fact is, we are fighting some extraordinarily skilled warriors. They aren't ten feet tall and bulletproof. But after many years of constant fighting, all the dumb ones are dead.