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A History of Religion in 11 Objects

S. Brent Plate | Posted 03.14.2014 | Religion
S. Brent Plate

As profane and ordinary as the objects may be, they can also be extraordinary. Some things even become objects of transcendence.

Stonemasonry: Environmental Art as Struggle to Perfect the Imperfect

Bill Chameides | Posted 02.27.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

This stone structure was designed and built in Vermont by Thea Alvin. No mortar, no pins. Just rocks, gravity, know-how -- vision and execution. So is...

Rolling Stones Play Second Secret Gig

Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment

The Rolling Stones continued preparation for the band's upcoming 50th anniversary concert series with a secret gig in Paris on Monday night. The s...

Scientists: We Know Where Stonehenge Rocks Came From

Posted 12.19.2011 | Weird News

For the first time ever, scientists say they have determined the exact origins of some of the rocks that make up England's famous Stonehenge. By st...

Where Do Middle Eastern Protestors Get All Those Stones?

Dan Pashman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dan Pashman

Are they the same stones that were thrown the last period of chaos? Are they just lying around in piles, waiting for some unrest? Are there bins kept in strategic locations, for your protesting convenience?

Live From Sundance 2011: Day 2

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Film festival programmers rarely create festivals full of films built around a single theme. Yet quite unintentionally, I spent Friday seeing five films that dealt with the idea of abandonment, reunion and reconciliation.

PHOTOS: Black Opals, Painite, Lithium and 6 More Of The Most Valuable Minerals In The World

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From rubies to painite, coltan to diamonds, nature produces incredible minerals. Whether they are made into dazzling baubles or used in rechargeable b...

Books by Five Fierce Women: Cherie Currie, Kelly Cutrone, Melissa Febos, Chris O'Dell, and Sue Scheff

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Holly Cara Price

If you're looking for a great summer read by a woman writer who really has a tale to tell, I invite you to take a look at one or all of these titles.

Violence at the Mexican Border: When is Deadly Force Justified?

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Stir

Is the use of firearms disproportionate to the use of rocks? So says critics of the use of deadly force on a Mexican teenage boy shot on Monday on th...

Save Rod Stewart!

Tim Mohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim Mohr

On October 26th, Rod Stewart will drive another stake into the hearts of long-suffering true believers.