Aaron M. Cohen

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The Secret Teachings of All Ages

• <b>Author:</b> Manly P. Hall<p>Within the pages of Manly Palmer Hall's celebrated 20th century tome, readers delight in discussions about ancient symbolism, rituals, and mythology. Often hailed as an encyclopedia for all things hidden, ancient, and arcane, The Secret Teachings of All Ages explores a vast …

The Story Behind Raphael’s Masterpiece ‘The School of Athens’

Long before Rafael the hotheaded, red eye mask wearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle entertained children onscreen, there was Rafael the esteemed painter who’d won over a cultured crowd of art connoisseurs. By his mid-20s, <b>Raphael Sanzio</b> was already a star. At the top of his game, this master of the …

Ancient History

22 things to do in your garden in September

August was hot and muggy. September is usually roasting hot, sometimes with a thunderstorm or two. With water usage likely to be at peak demand this month, manage garden irrigation carefully. Here are 22 other gardening tasks to attend to this month:<p><b>1.</b> Water ornamental plants deeply; run the water …

Gardening

NASA's Hubble Telescope captures 15,000 galaxies in one dazzling image

I honestly almost can't believe this is real and it makes me feel so infinitely small.<p>Look at this. Just <i>look</i> at it. Take your time with it.<p>This image of the cosmos comes courtesy of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, using ultraviolet vision to capture one of the most expansive images of galaxies yet. …

'Ask a Spaceman' Series Brings Universe's Weirdest Mysteries to Facebook Watch

The astrophysicist is in: In the new Facebook Watch series "Ask a Spaceman," pro explainer (and Space.com columnist) Paul Sutter answers your …

A dead baby orca and the intense grief of animals

For 17 days, the killer whale Tahlequah kept her decomposing calf afloat in ocean waters north of Seattle. Sometimes, the lifeless calf would sink, …

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

Nearly 17 years since 9/11, Osama bin Laden’s family remains an influential part of Saudi society – as well as a reminder of the darkest moment in the kingdom’s history. Can they escape his legacy?<p>On the corner couch of a spacious room, a woman wearing a brightly patterned robe sits expectantly. …

Osama Bin Laden

These 10 Skills Are Putting Top Freelancers In Hot Demand

Want to make sure you’re always busy as a freelancer? Then it’s important to offer the services clients truly need today.<p>Keeping an eye on the skills that are most sought-after on major freelance platforms can offer some guidance on where to focus your efforts to stay current. Upwork recently …

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Is Capitalism a Threat to Democracy?

The idea that authoritarianism attracts workers harmed by the free market, which emerged when the Nazis were in power, has been making a comeback.<p>In London, in the nineteen-thirties, the émigré Hungarian intellectual Karl Polanyi was known among his friends as “the apocalyptic chap.” His gloom was …

‘He Was the Closest Thing to a Father I Had’

Remembering Richard Holbrooke, who fought to end the war in Afghanistan before his untimely death.<p>My walk-and-talk with Richard Holbrooke started in his office at the the State Department’s headquarters in Foggy Bottom, then moved into the hallway and up to the seventh floor and the secretary of …

'2001': The legacy of 'A Space Odyssey'

Keir Dullea, actor, talks about the 50th anniversary of the classic movie, "2001, A Space Odyssey," and his fictional early interaction with …

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Google Lens will attempt to identify your pet's breed

Snapping someone's pooch on the sly? Instead of asking a human being, learn what breed their pet is later with Google's new Lens.<p>If you're using …

How To: Hide Private Photos on Your iPhone

When a photo or video is just too sensitive to leave laying around in your Photos app, you'll want to either delete it for good or hide it away in …

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy: The Healing Power of Clinical Wisdom (Part One)

What really happens in psychotherapy? The answer to that question is complex. And depends in part on the particular type of psychotherapy one seeks. …

This Oven Hack Will Change the Way You Cook

Whether it’s because something came up unexpectedly, or because you totally forgot to turn the oven on (we’ve <i>all</i> been there), using your oven to put …

I switch between iPhone and Android whenever I want without losing anything — here's the very simple way I do it

Don't believe the hype: Switching between iPhone and Android is quite easy.<p>I should know — I've been writing about technology for the past five years, and I've switched among a dozen different smartphones in that time. Whether I'm using an iPhone or an Android phone, everything comes with me.<p>I …

MacBook Air

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New CRISPR method strategically targets gene mutations to correct DMD heart defect

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a CRISPR technique to efficiently correct the function of heart cells in patients with …

Google’s Motion Stills app gets a fresh coat of paint and AR stickers

• Google launched version 2.0 of Motion Stills, its GIF creator app.<br>• The update includes a new interface that moves some things around, a new AR mode, and hints at Facebook integration.<br>• Motion Stills is available for free from the Play Store.<p>Google‘s GIF creator app Motion Stills received its 2.0 …

New Investigative Website Fights Rich And Powerful ‘Who Call the Shots’

Corporate insider-turned-whistleblower Wendell Potter starts up an investigative website to expose corruption and show the public how to fight back.<p><b>Bill Moyers:</b> In 2009, he came to us at <i>Bill Moyers Journal</i> because he wanted to tell the truth and needed someone to hear him. As Wendell Potter told …

26 Useful Websites That Will Completely Change Your Life for the Better

In this day and age, there's something for everyone—and that includes online. Left with scraps in the fridge and don't know what to make for dinner? There's a website for that. Need a push to relax during a chaotic day? There's one for that, too.<p>In fact, there's no shortage of clever sites that …

The strange story of a 'Blacks for Trump' guy standing behind the president at his Phoenix rally

At a number of political rallies over the last two years, a character calling himself "Michael the Black Man" has appeared in the crowd directly behind Donald Trump, impossible to miss and possibly planted.<p>He holds signs that scream "BLACKS FOR TRUMP" and wears a T-shirt proclaiming with equal …

Metropolitan Museum of Art Now Offers Over 1,600 Free Art Books Online

In need of some summer reading? If so, look no further than the Metropolitan Museum of Art's website. What once simply provided descriptions of its world-famous permanent collection, information about its exhibitions, and a way to pick up some Met-themed merchandise now offers an extensive and …

200+ Posters From the Golden Age of Graphic Design Are Now Free to Download

Today, more and more cultural institutions have started to offer free art resources to the public through online archives. From high-quality reproductions of antique photographs to museum-approved art books, these complimentary materials promote and exhibit the endless possibilities of Internet …