Tegan Mirovsky

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On Being with Krista Tippett — The Big Questions of Meaning

July 23, 2016<p>We can begin to understand each other by asking the right questions — and listening to the stories we receive in turn. Lori Lakin …

Liz Lemon X Lululemon Is The Collab You’ve Been Waiting For

This collab would be huge with all the young people. I mean, all the US.

Watching “The Real Housewives” with David Foster Wallace: Why reality TV is good for America, after all

David Foster Wallace’s seminal essay on scripted TV, written before the reality TV explosion, helps us see why<p>In 1993, long before reality television became the phenomenon it is today, David Foster Wallace sought to explore the impact television as a whole has had on society and, in particular, on …

TV

5 Facts About M.C. Escher That Will Bend Your Mind

M.C. Escher is well known for his surreal, reality-warping engravings -- two hands drawing each other, infinite staircases, fish changing into birds and back again. Never an art-world celebrity, he was nonetheless beloved by everyone from counterculture youth to mystics and scientists.<p>As a result, …

Skyping with the enemy: I went undercover as a jihadi girlfriend

When a French journalist posed online as a young woman interested in Isis, she was soon contacted by a fighter in Syria. He proposed marriage – but could she maintain a double life?<p>It was 10 o’clock on a Friday night in spring 2014 and I was sitting on the sofa in my one-bed Paris apartment when I …

Sticky Situation: Yoga Etiquette, Farts and More

Sticky Situation:<p>Yoga etiquette, do you practice it?<p>I must confess: I am not a true yogini. In fact, every time I try the step-by-step exercises, I …

Yoga

America has not thought remotely hard enough about the death penalty

We must think longer and harder about why we support (or don’t) the act of execution. Far too much is at stake.<p>Few subjects lend themselves more readily to easy moralizing than the death penalty. For many years I’ve taught a seminar on criminal punishment, and one of the challenges of the course is …

The Most Bike-Friendly Cities In The U.S., Ranked

You’ll only be able to bike a few months out of the year (unless you’re brave enough to bike through inches of snow), but a network of dedicated bike lanes and a strong commuting culture has made Minneapolis the most bike-friendly city in the United States.<p>The list of the most bikeable cities, …

Urban Design

4 Reasons Yoga is the Ultimate 2015 Entrepreneurial Venture

Most people don't think of yogis as entrepreneurs, but many are -- yoga studios wouldn't exist without entrepreneurs. Even the "big chain" yoga studios (as if such a thing really existed) such as Corepower and Bikram studios were started, and often still managed, by savvy entrepreneurs who followed …

Yoga

“Unwilling vaginas make me really uncomfortable”: Sensitive men draw their ideal vaginas

Who doesn’t want to hear a dude say something like, “I accept the vagina however it appears”?<p>Handing a dude a sheet of paper and a pen and telling him to draw a vagina usually turns out to be pretty funny. We know this; remember that time two friends asked a bunch of gay men to sketch the female …

LGBTQ

16 Essentials Every Yoga Lover Should Have in Their Bag

What you pack in your gym bag for an intense spinning or weight class is a much different bag than the one you’ll want to pack for yoga. Obviously, there are some things you’ll always need, like deodorant and a good water bottle, but other things are little more yoga-specific, like cleansing …

Yoga

Trevor Noah’s Fox News problem: The real challenge facing the new “Daily Show” host

His tweets aren’t the issue. To have the same political influence, here’s what Jon Stewart’s successor must do<p>Within hours of announcing that the next host of "The Daily Show" would be South African satirist Trevor Noah, the excitement was lost. While many of us were relieved to see that the next …

Trevor Noah

This is all my fiancée’s fault: The engagement photo I can’t believe we actually took

Planning a wedding can be so tedious and joyless for a couple. Here’s how we reminded ourselves to be goofy in love<p>Like most men about to be married, my engagement has been the equivalent of riding in the trunk of a speeding car driven simultaneously by my fiancée, Jen, her parents, my parents, the …

Baking Soda: True Enemy Of The Pharmaceutical Industry

It used to be common knowledge that baking soda could easily cure a common cold, as well as assist in numerous other ailments. What happened to all …

Everything we know about the Big Bang could be wrong

A radical new theory developed by researchers in Egypt and Canada argues the universe has no single point of origin<p>Could the Big Bang theory be wrong? A proposed new model of the universe argues yes—the universe has no origin point at all.<p>In science, the theories with the most staying power are the …

How to Find Peace and De-Stress with a Simple Tea Meditation

Buddhaimonia. “The art of the tea Way consists simply of boiling water, preparing tea and drinking it.” – Rikyu About a month ago, I wrote an article …

Meditation

We Are Yoga

On airports, breathing, and the commodification of an ancient spiritual practice.<p>I didn’t notice the sign until the second-to-last day of 2013. I was waiting to board a flight from San Francisco to New York, and throughout the fall months I had read countless articles on how the city of my birth …

Spiritually Bankrupt: How I Went Broke Trying To Teach Yoga

by Jessica PishkoI came to yoga, like most people, because I hated my job and going to yoga class was easier than finding another career. I was a …

Yoga

10 Artists to Watch In 2015

This year is forecasted to be one of the most vibrant and exciting years for music, with releases<p>By admin/Jan 29, 2015/Music<p>You may also like<p>She’s …