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Were There Mushrooms in Eden?

Morgan Guyton | Posted 03.29.2014 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

What happened when humanity lost its innocence, as represented allegorically in the Eden story, is not that biological existence began, but that the harmonic balance of the food chain started to be skewed.

WATCH: Big Lizard Decomposes In Gruesome Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.09.2013 | Science

What happens to an animal's body after it dies? Find out in the Earth Unplugged video above, an amazing time-lapse from Sam Hume and Simon Baxter t...

Reinventing the Apocalypse: Gary Lemons Streams Collective Consciousness With Poetry (Part 2)

Russell C. Smith | Posted 11.16.2013 | Books
Russell C. Smith

His current collection of poems, "Snake," imagines a post-apocalypse Earth long after the extinction of the human race where a character that embodies all of the feelings, thoughts and emotions of our entire civilization when it no longer exists.

PHOTOS: The Ghosts Of Brownsville's Young Lovers

Randy Fox | Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel
Randy Fox

There hasn't been much activity in Brownsville, Pa. in some years, but to visit the town, it's impossible not to be affected by its remnants and by its ghosts.

An Appetite for Living

Irene Tanner | Posted 04.05.2012 | Fifty
Irene Tanner

This week I traveled by Second Avenue bus from East 79th St. to 60th St., on my way to Bed Bath and Beyond, a favorite store for variety, value and se...

PHOTOS: Beautiful Crumbling Cities Of The World

Black Tomato | Posted 02.07.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

There is a certain wisp of aesthetic beauty in abandonment. Dilapidated cities are like artistically abstracted urban zones, defined by crumbling walls, elegantly decrepit doors and defaced buildings.

Selling a Car by Bailing on America

Carl Pope | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Sunday morning, I was shocked to see an auto ad aimed at convincing Americans that this is no longer a great country -- but buying a particular car can protect you from the decay.

New Collar: Detroit's Working Class Youth

Turnstyle | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Boys Death From Toothache Leads To Greater Dental Care Access For Kids

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Since Deamonte's death, Congress has recognized dental coverage as an important component of comprehensive care for children, enacting major policy changes to improve kids' coverage.