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The Missing Piece Meets the Big O: Shel Silverstein’s Sweet Allegory for the Simple Secret of Love and the Key to Nurturing Relationships

A gentle reminder that the best relationships don’t complete us but let us grow and become more fully ourselves.<p>The best children’s books, as Tolkien asserted and Sendak agreed, aren’t written <i>for</i> children; they are enjoyed <i>by</i> children, but they speak to our deepest longings and fears, and thus …

45 Life Lessons Written by a "90-Year-Old" Woman

People often tell Regina Brett how great she looks for her age. Turns out, she is actually in her 50s — not 90. She wrote down these life lessons the night before her 45th birthday after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Over that past decade, these lessons have gone viral on the Internet amid …

Breast Cancer

How 'The Robin Hood of Interior Design' Changes Lives, One Makeover at a Time

"Hang on tight!" Margaret Barnett warns, her voice the singsong of a Disney princess, if that princess were Southern, 56 years old, and about to …

Robin Hood

Khrushchev Visits IBM: A Strange Tale of Silicon Valley History

When the world’s most famous Communist saw one of the West’s greatest capitalist enterprises, he found much to admire–in its food.<p>In September of 1959, Nikita Khrushchev, the premier of the Soviet Union and first secretary of its Communist Party, spent 12 days touring the United States. The …

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …