Chicago be gone. Take your skyscrapers, your neoclassical architecture, your slivers of culture – and remove yourself from my sight. Take the 1,450ft of your Willis Tower, the Rembrandt and Van Gogh paintings
From sea to shining sea and everything in between. Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top your
Turning 40 is a major milestone. You're getting older, but you're still young enough to do something crazy, like bungee jump or take a trip on a whim. There's a good chance that you probably have more
What if the supposed biblical prohibition of gay sex in Leviticus were in reality an affirmation of honest and loving sexual relationships? Now that the U.S. Supreme Court recognizes state-sanctioned marriages,
Kurt Vonnegut, at age twenty-two, didn’t know what to do with himself. It was autumn, 1945. He was back from Europe, having survived the firebombing of Dresden as a prisoner of war, and he had convinced
Though a committed Protestant (who wrote works denouncing both witchcraft and tobacco) James I was not particularly enamored with the Puritan fringe in England. Though all of the translators were confirmed
Integrated Information Theory (IIT)--put forth by neuroscientists Giulio Tononi and Christof Koch--is a new framework that describes a way to experimentally measure the extent to which a system is conscious.
It’s time to crack open the whole idea of talking to God. If we are in a universe now known to span more than sixty orders of magnitude, and God is emerging from the infinite interactions of human aspirations,