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The Seizure of Our Dis(content)

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

"Bring new eyes to a world or even new lenses and presto, new world." -- John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent Years ago, one of my children...

DISCOVERED: Oldest Globe To Show 'New World'

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 08.23.2013 | Science

The oldest known globe to represent the New World has been discovered, researchers say. Dated to the early 1500s, the globe was likely crafted in Fl...

Teen Game Designer Wins Big At STEM Challenge (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 01.15.2013 | Teen

Eli Aldinger's mom doesn't need to scold him for playing video games instead of doing his homework. For Eli, gaming is his homework. But before you as...

Roger Corman Shares Success Stories About Young Francis Ford Coppola, Ron Howard and Jack Nicholson in Cannes Masterclass

Karin Badt | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Roger Corman is a mythic hero in the movie business for his indisputable achievements and generosity. Yesterday his generosity continued: at age 85, he gave a Master Class to young would-be American filmmakers on how to be a success.

Columbus: Blundering into Immortality

Michael Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Kaplan

It is as well that Christopher Columbus was so sure of himself, because he was in many respects staggeringly incompetent. The very basis of his journey to the New World was a miscalculation.