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Asian Civilization Museum

flickr image by yoodz<p>It is one of Singapore ‘s national museums and is under the authority of the National Heritage Board. The primary objective of …

The Examined Life

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Grosz<p><b>A Sunday Times bestseller</b><p><b>Longlisted for the Guardian first book award</b><p><b>A Radio 4 Book of the Week</b><p>This book is about learning to live.<p>In simple stories of encounter between a psychoanalyst and his patients, <i>The Examined Life</i> reveals how the art of insight can illuminate the most …

How Men Learn (Or Don't) About Menstruation

When I was in high school, two friends of mine got into a prank war — the kind of stupid, friendly one-upmanship waged when you’re a bored teenager. It started innocuously enough with some chewed-up gum in a locker. Then, in response, smelly gym clothes. It escalated: an old lunch, a moldy sandwich.<p>…

8 Steps To Sustainable Meat And Milk

Put down the bologna: "Quality, not quantity" is just one strategy that could make meat available to all while protecting the environment.<p>Meals featuring meats and dairy often come with a side order of guilt these days, because industrial-scale animal husbandry, better known as factory farming, can …

This Famous Image Of Marie Curie Isn't Marie Curie

This one could've used a fact-checker or two...<p>The above image, allegedly of Marie Curie, adorns stamps around the world. But there's a problem: It's not Marie Curie.<p>It's instead a photo of Susan Marie Frontczak, snapped by Paul Schroder in 2001. Frontczak makes a living portraying the famous …

Pentagon Spends $300,000 Per Year to Study Body Language of Putin, World Leaders

Jordain Carney<p>March 7, 2014, 12:20 p.m.<p>The Pentagon might be tak­ing a 1989 Kiss song a little too ser­i­ously.<p>The De­fense De­part­ment is spend­ing …

'Islamic takeover plot' in Birmingham schools investigated

<b>An alleged plot to oust some Birmingham head teachers and make their schools adhere to more Islamic principles is being investigated, it has emerged.</b><p>A letter detailing the plan, known as "Operation Trojan Horse", claims responsibility for leadership changes at four schools.<p>These schools are …


• <b>Author:</b> Edith Hamilton and Others<p>Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the …

Buddha Shakyamuni, 9th century

Thailand: Si Thep, Mon-Dvaravati period, 800-899<br>Sandstone<br>88 in. (223.5 cm)<br>The Norton Simon Museum

Bhudevi, c. 1025

India: Tamil Nadu, 1000-1050<br>Bronze<br>26-½ x 9-½ x 8 in. (67.3 x 24.1 x 20.3 cm)<br>Norton Simon Art Museum

Bodhisattva, 13th century

Nepal, 1200-1299<br>Gilt-copper alloy with semiprecious stones<br>23-¾ x 7-½ in. (60.3 x 19.1 cm)<br>The Norton Simon Art Museum

Hawaiian petroglyphs exposed by strong sea swells

The unusually strong seasonal surf has washed away layers of sand all along Pupukea Beach, just east of the big-surf mecca of Waimea, to reveal …

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, 8th century

Thailand: Buriram Province, Prakhon Chai, 700-799<br>Bronze<br>36 in. (91.4 cm)<br>Norton Simon Art Museum

Buddha Shakyamuni, 12th century

Nepal or Tibet, 1100-1199<br>Gilt-copper alloy with traces of pigment<br>27-½ in. (69.9 cm)<br>The Norton Simon Art Museum