Richard Holloway Richard Holloway is a writer and broadcaster and former Bishop of Edinburgh. He has written thirty books. ‘Leaving Alexandria’, published in 2012, was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize
Richardson readies herself. Crouches down. Pushes off. How is it? 'Knives, thousands of knives' ‘I want to jump in right now,” says Liz Richardson. She peers into the water, fully clothed but looking close
Depression and Suicide Rates Are Rising Sharply in Young Americans, New Report Says. This May Be One Reason Why
Since the late 2000s, the mental health of teens and young adults in the U.S. has declined dramatically. That’s the broad conclusion of a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology. Between
March is Women’s History Month, and now is the perfect time to brush up on some of the most important females the world has ever seen. Traditionally, women have a long history of being left out of history
Exactly 100 years ago, Bauhaus was born. Characterized by a modern and multidisciplinary approach to aesthetics, this school-turned-movement remains an important influence on contemporary art. To celebrate
The art school’s brief run in Germany shows not a simple dichotomy, but rather how, to varying degrees of bravery, individuals tried to survive under tyranny. “Together let us call for, devise, and create
Back in the 1960s, a Harvard graduate student made a landmark discovery about the nature of human anger. At age 34, Jean Briggs traveled above the Arctic Circle and lived out on the tundra for 17 months.
Understanding light is an important part of photography, but do you really know why? Though it’s sometimes more associated with portraiture and studio work, light is a critical part of any type of photography—particularly
We’ve all seen countless photos of the Aurora Borealis; so dazzling are the spectacular lights that photographers flock to photograph them. But you’ve never seen anything quite like this image from photographers
We all know that seatbelts save lives, but still, there are people who needlessly perish each year simply because they weren’t buckled up. In New Zealand, about 90 people a year die because they weren’t
Albert “Al” Diaz is a longstanding figure in New York City’s graffiti scene—a world that has historically been the scourge of mayors and police. Not surprisingly, Mr. Diaz, 59 years old, was taken aback
The Trump World Tower in midtown Manhattan is rather quiet these days. It does not typically see as many protests as the Trump International Hotel, where the president holds residence in its gilded penthouse.
Zooming deep into paintings by Bruegel and Rachel Ruysch, and a Japanese screen. Look deep into the painting with Cathy FitzGerald and Joseph Koerner. Visiting Brooklyn docks in New York on an icy day
Free will, from a neuroscience perspective, can look like quite quaint. In a study published this week in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers in Australia were able to predict basic choices participants