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Trying to Corner the Past

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics
Robert Whitcomb

The suburban office parks that started to go up in the 1950s in the golden age of the automobile and cheap gasoline, are, like suburban malls and big-box stores, generally boring and sterile places, with forgettable knock-off Modernist or Post-Modernist architecture and vast parking lots. Most have not aged well.

Speak Softly & Carry a Big Stick: The Theory of Essentialism

Seun Oyewole | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Seun Oyewole

When I overcommitted my schedule, I realized that I had less time and talent to afford to my actual schoolwork and my other formative professional experiences. And here is where essentialism should have emerged into the fold, the disciplined pursuit of less.

The Simple Philosophy That Can Supercharge Your Life

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Author and business adviser Greg McKeown believes that each of us falls into one of two groups: essentialists and non-essentialists. Essentialists are...

You Are Essentially What You Wear

Bruce Hood | Posted 08.21.2012 | Science
Bruce Hood

There is something deeply repugnant about coming into contact with the clothing of someone we revile. It's as if a killer's evil might rub off on us.

What's Black and White and Tread All Over?

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

The title, Step in the Arena, referencing a song by the rap singer Gang Starr, is at once a call to arms and a warning to step into the arena -- where a black man's gift is merely flesh.