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Half Life

Marla Mase's Half-Life: In the Act of Becoming Herself

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

Words are a big thing for Marla Mase. For her, music counterbalances and complements the vignettes that swirl around in her head. The brief accounts of fear, the blues, anxiety or the hope -- these are the themes that drive her.

This Is Your Brain on Drugs

David Blistein | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Blistein

"This is your brain. This is drugs. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?" -- Script for PSA by Partnership for a Drug-Free America, 1987 This...

Caught in a Chaotic Cultural Ethos

George Heymont | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

No matter what hot button one chooses to examine, the ability to view a situation with the clinical objectivity made possible by the passage of time can offer a sharpened sense of clarity and reason.

Cara Santa Maria

How Old Is Life On Earth, And How Do We Know?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

The Earth is 4.54 billion years old; 3.8 billion years ago, the very first life form came into existence; 225 million years ago, dinosaurs came on the...