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The Destruction of Chartres Cathedral

Alexander Gorlin | Posted 12.23.2014 | Arts
Alexander Gorlin

As the world hurtles towards a bloodless digital future of flickering electronic screens and virtual experiences, certain places of primal architectural power become ever more valuable as anchors of the past. Chartres Cathedral is one of the most important of these sacred places.

From Green to Black: What Happens to a Revolution Without Support

Hind Kabawat | Posted 11.09.2014 | World
Hind Kabawat

It had been a hot August day. I managed to get my passport stamped by the Turkish authorities, and head to the bus loading area, where I would begin my journey back home, into Syria.

An Olympic-Sized mess

Susan Winston | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Susan Winston

This is an ancient village close to the venue that has been literally destroyed by a huge construction project that was built to assist in constructing roadways to the games.

Bold New 'Challenge' Puts Killer Asteroids In The Crosshairs

Space.com | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 06.19.2013 | Science

There may be killer asteroids headed for Earth, and NASA has decided to do something about it. The space agency announced a new "Grand Challenge" tod...

Taksim Square: The Destruction of Place and the Power of Preservation

Paul Gunther | Posted 08.07.2013 | World
Paul Gunther

Like New York's joyously crowded Grand Central and the Arab world's historic squares, Taksim is a public space that in the minds of nascent autocrats risks not merely to accommodate unrest but actually to kindle it.

Violence and Education

Susan Henking | Posted 06.25.2013 | Crime
Susan Henking

Can colleges and universities impact the cities and towns in which they are located in ways that reduce violence? Perhaps we should be held accountable for evaluating not only individual student learning outcomes or economic impact to our communities but whether and to what extent we contribute to a more humane world.

Use Vice to Find Your Literary Voice

Jeff Klima | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

So many writing tutorial books and articles focus on your actual writing, that most of the time, the other, dare I say, more important, aspects of your would-be author career get overlooked.

With Power Restored, Seniors See Storm's Images For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.02.2012 | Fifty

With cable TV power finally restored, 86-year-old Gloria Connolly and her 200 neighbors, all holed up for four days in dark unheated Leisure Park reti...

It's Finally Over -- and It Was Wrong

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

The initial feelings that rushed over me after hearing the announcement that we're pulling out of Iraq were of deep relief. But then they turned to deep sadness over the terrible cost of a war that was always wrong: intellectually, politically, strategically and, above all, morally.

Le Chaim!

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

We are fragile corporal fragments. We bleed, we breathe. When we are pulled into the theater of illness we suddenly, simultaneously, feel our ephemeral immortal pulse. One we measure, the other we sense.

Japan's Cultural Landmarks Damaged

The Huffington Post | Jessica Menda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The physical destruction left behind by the earthquake that struck Japan on March 11th goes beyond infrastructural damage. The epicenter of the 9.0 ea...

PHOTOS: ART OF DESTRUCTION: Apple Products Annihilated In The Name Of Art On Fubiz

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

As far as monopolists go, Apple is pretty lovable. Sure, the app store is picky and Steve Jobs can be kind of crusty, but how else would college stude...

Justice Probe of CIA Torture Evidence: Another Whitewash?

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

Here's why the Justice Department's halt to a key part of its CIA torture investigation looks like another whitewash. The DOJ compromised its probe ...

The F Word: The Power of the Presidency

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

The president -- finally -- used his muscle to get something done for those the chair of the BP board called the "small people." People in need.

'The Hurt Locker' vs. 'Avatar': Were the Academy Awards Small-Minded?

Dr. Wendy Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Wendy Jacobson

Was the message to Cameron, "You've gotten quite enough awards and kudos for Titanic and the rest of your work. Be satisfied"?

Google Earth WWII Photos Captures Destruction Of War (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The detailed satellite imagery on Google Earth has let users virtually 'travel the world,' and a new feature is letting them 'time travel,' too. Go...

Director Roland Emmerich Give Us Something to Look Forward to in 2012

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Roland Emmerich doesn't seem megalomaniacal. In fact, he seems so unassuming that you just want to grab him a beer and sit in rapt attention as he tells how he destroyed the world, again.

Cracking the Corporate Media's Iron Curtain Around Death at Three Mile Island

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

But people did die at Three Mile Island. And it's the "alternative" media that now brings reality to the mainstream.

The Dick and Dubya Show

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Papantonio

An interesting narrative coming from the Right is that some day in the future historians are going to uncover presidential memoirs that will finally expose the true genius of the Cheney/Bush duo.

Reading The Pictures: Is That A Snuff Film The Israeli Air Force Has Posted On YouTube?

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-01-02-shaw_israeliyoutube.jpgWhat troubles me most is how the IDF, in the name of transparency and smart public relations, has not only posted quite a few videos of bombing runs, but continues to show one in question.

Helping Injured Iraqi Children: One Man's Quest to Right the Wrongs of War (VIDEO)

Jennifer Utz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jennifer Utz

Warning: Viewer Discretion is advised Nine year-old Salee was playing hopscotch with friends when US jets fired three missiles on her town of Hasswa,...