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Blaise Pascal

Simple Messages and Digital Voices

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Chris Komisarjevsky

With so many brands vying for attention, the media and the marketplace are chock full of messages trying to convince us to buy, believe, support or join.

Of Genius, Cable Cars and Duck Shoes

Renate Stendhal, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2014 | Style
Renate Stendhal, Ph.D.

Birthdays do what birthdays must, giving rise to repetitive thoughts. Gertrude Stein's birthday has just come around again on February 3rd. Born i...

Restless? Try Resting

Mary-Lou Stephens | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary-Lou Stephens

Some call it meditation, others call it contemplation, but the ability to spend time with ourselves in silence is something that is very rare these days. There are so many distractions.

People, Edit Thyselves

Carine Fabius | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment
Carine Fabius

There is a case to be made for epic films like The Godfather (2 hours, 58 minutes), but they are surely the exception. The problem is that most filmmakers now consider their movies to be epics. Get over yourselves, will you?

The End Game: Taking The Bet Of Pascal

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 03.09.2013 | Religion
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Those who lack the atheists' certitude that there is no afterlife, and who have never seen, and never will see, proof of the existence of God, are the agnostics -- those who do not "presume to know." Some are tempted toward the notion that underlies the famous bet of Blaise Pascal.

Don't You Want To Copy Isabella Rossellini's Style

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.02.2012 | Style

It's no surprise that Isabella Rossellini is famous, just look at her family tree: Her mother was Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and her father was th...

"Nasim Nasr's Theatre of Operations," Contemporary Art Centre of SA, Adelaide, Australia

James Scarborough | Posted 04.22.2012 | Arts
James Scarborough

Nasim Nasr sets her video installation "What To Do?" in what could be an operating theatre.

Aphorism Of The Day

Posted 05.24.2012 | Weddings

There are no shortage of aphorisms about falling in love; the same can be said about getting married. But the ones we hear most frequently (often in m...

We're Giving Our Money Away

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Norman MacAfee

Europa '51 is very rare, not available on DVD, but this Friday, August 6, at 6 p.m. EDT, Turner Classic Movies will run it. I urge you to see it.

Who You Are Makes A Difference

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

As we end the year, and Thanksgiving approaches this is a good time for taking stock. Who has made a difference in your life? Have you been able to make a difference in someone else's life?