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Sisyphus

Depression and Sisyphus

Kate Byrne | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Byrne

For those who read this who don't suffer depression, I hope this helps you understand where those of us who do are at at any given moment. I hope you have a little more patience (or less depending on the situation). I hope not that you stop trying to fix it, but acknowledge that maybe it can't be fixed.

Robert Redford Lost on a Yacht and an Autistic Boy Lost on the A Train: Two Winning Stories at the Deauville American Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

My favorite film at this year's Deauville American Film Festival: J.C. Chandor's All is Lost. One of the few films featured at the festival whi...

Everybody Say 'OPA!'

Alex Pattakos | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

The notion of the "good life" can be viewed as the human quest for meaning, a formidable challenge that involves both making a living and making a life that really matters, that has significance.

But Is It Art?

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 07.12.2013 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

George Shea, the head of Major League Eating, has often compared our sport to, "a ballet of the buffet." He is often ridiculed for comparing traditional art to, well, stuffing one's face for prize money and a trophy.

The Tea Party's $10,000 Pyramid Scheme

Lester & Charlie | Posted 04.23.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

The Higgs-boson may be on its way to proving that the universe is inherently unstable, but it seems to us that nothing could be as unstable as the clown car leading the Republican party.

The Freud(ian)s: Inspired by Sigmund's Passion for Antiquities, Jane Debuts Her Own Paradigms of the Unconscious

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Penelope Andrew

British sculptor and multimedia conceptual artist Jane McAdam Freud continues to excavate deep within the bowels of humanity.

Afghanistan -- the Sisyphus War

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

As Albert Camus once said, "The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back o...