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Starting Over

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Though our topic remains essentially the same, let's assume that, rather than the prediction of an apocalypse actually happening, destroying our physical universe, the end of the world meant the demise of long-held, cherished and finally -- at last -- obsolete belief systems.

Why the World Didn't End

Tom Falco | Posted 12.19.2012 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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Maya Calendar 101: What Does 'December 21, 2012' Really Mean?

Joshua Berman | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
Joshua Berman

Within the multidisciplinary world of "2012ology," theories span the gamut from serious academic discussions by glyph-deciphering Maya geeks to theorists who think that, on December 21, 2012, a magnetic phenomenon caused by the sun will trigger all human pineal glands to release a hallucinogen resulting in a mass humanity-wide acid trip.

What To Get Mom Or Dad For The Holidays (Under $50!)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.10.2012 | Teen

Parents are nearly impossible to shop for. They give you so much (and we're not just talking about presents!), how can you find the perfect gift in re...

Sex Sells: Burgers, Coffins, You Name It

Tony Phillips | Posted 01.13.2013 | Weird News
Tony Phillips


Give Yourself the Gift of Time: 3 Time-Saving Strategies

Women & Co | Posted 08.26.2012 | Women
Women & Co

By Jacqueline Cadogan, Marketing Operations Manager, Women & Co. What would you do with an extra ten minutes today? What about an hour? We all know ...

Why LinkedIn Doesn't Care About Your Data Security & Privacy

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business
Mark W. Schleisner

There's been a lot of anger recently concerning LinkedIn's shabby treatment of its user community. First, a Russian hacker was able to steal approxima...

April Showers Brings May Flowers: Inspiring Quotes For The Month Of May

Posted 04.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Reminder: today is the last day of April. Are you ready to relish the month of May? For a little inspiration, we put together some of our favorite quo...

Celebrate Leap Day, or Any Other Minor Holiday

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One of the main themes of my happiness project is memory. Time is passing so quickly; I worry that I won't remember this time of life, what it's like to have children this age. Celebrating minor holidays is one way to make time stand out. Because this day was unusual, it's more memorable.

Leap Year Lesson: What Is a Year, Anyway?

Donna Henes | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Creating an accurate and practical calendar is an astonishingly complicated challenge, which has plagued our calendrical tendencies since people first attempted to create some logical and consistent order for themselves from a universe that can be so chaotic and confusing in its complexity.

The Weird Facts Behind Leap Year (INFOGRAPHIC)

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weird News

If you've been anywhere near a calendar, you know that 2012 is a leap year, but you may not know why or how it started. However,, an...

Jobs, SEC Wrist Slaps and Pigs on Police Cruisers: Seven and a Half Things You Need to Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.03.2012 | Business

Who needs Ten Commandments when modern theologians agree you can satisfy all of your daily moral and spiritual needs with just seven and a half things...

Bernanke Speaks, Stocks Defy And Romney Hearts Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

Do you enjoy knowing things? Well, you are in luck: Science has recently discovered that you only need to know seven and a half things per day to live...

The Fate Of The Leap Second

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 03.20.2012 | Science

GENEVA (AP) — The leap second may live on for at least another three years. Once or twice a year, the leap second can be tacked on to...

The End Of The 'Leap Second?'

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 03.18.2012 | Science

GENEVA -- It's high noon for the humble leap second. After ten years of talks, governments are headed for a showdown vote this week on an issue tha...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Can The Calendar Be Made More Logical? | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

Richard Conn Henry, an astrophysicist at Johns Hopkins University and former deputy director of NASA's astrophysics division, is just the sort of pers...

New Year: Here We Go Again!

Donna Henes | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

A year, no matter how it is determined, is simply a complete cycle. The transition, the precise turning point, between the end of one cyclical period and the start of another designates a new year.

Mario Sorrenti's Sexy, Super-Secret 2012 Pirelli Calendar

ARTINFO | Posted 02.14.2012 | Arts

You know you want it, but you can't have it. It's the Pirelli Calendar, the annual artistic, highly coveted nude photo collection of some of the most ...

Republican Primary Scheduling Headaches

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Republican National Committee has valiantly tried to lay down the law for the Republican primary season. Their plan will (one way or another) be somewhat of a radical change for the party.

The New Years In Autumn

Donna Henes | Posted 11.27.2011 | Religion
Donna Henes

The fall, when the long hard labor of the growing and reaping seasons is finally finished and when the storehouses are as full as they will ever be, is an especially appropriate time to begin the year.

What Most Teens Could Learn From My Autistic Son

Tom Fields-Meyer | Posted 10.02.2011 | Parents
Tom Fields-Meyer

One of Ezra's gifts is that he doesn't particularly care what's cool. He cares about things like Pixar movies and otters.

Last Supper Tests Apostles' Friendship

Mark Steinberg | Posted 06.18.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Matt. You know I hath no greater love for anyone on this planet, but this is the gospel truth -- the dinner is tonight. I've even brought in an Italian guy to make a picture."

9 Beautiful Online Advent Calendars Offer Spiritual Opportunity at the Computer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The tradition of the Advent calendar is known to have existed in some form since the middle of the 19th century. For Christians all over the world, i...

The Lame Duck Window

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats have the choice of making a final push to see some of their agenda items pass before Republicans take over the House, or they can shrug their shoulders and not even try.

Controversial Sexy Gift for Putin and the Future of Russian Journalism

Oleg Kozlovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Oleg Kozlovsky

Putin got an unusual gift from several students of Moscow State University's Department of Journalism. Twelve soon-to-be journalists in sexy lingerie posed for a calendar entitled "Happy Birthday, Mr. Putin!"