Trying to Make Sense of Our Democracy

The Hero, the Murderer, and South Africa

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19 hours ago

Once upon a time, a little boy with no lower legs worked hard and became an Olympic gold medalist.  This is the stuff of fairy...

To Hoax, or not to Hoax… That is the Question

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19 hours ago

It's often said that "Tragedy + Time = Comedy." But just how much time is enough time ? 10 years? 40 years? Or should...

Heartbreaker

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2 days ago

One thing every-day Web-savants ought to know: our digital playground is not as secure as we’d like to think. As much a source...

Let Them Eat (Unlimited) Snacks

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2 days ago

Imagine this...there's a national championship on the line...There are 2 seconds left to score the game-winning foul shot. You could hear...

The Age of the Human (Hey! That’s Us!)

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3 days ago

Is it finally our time? Let's be honest... we've been on top of the food chain for a while now. And we've done some pretty cool things...

Dojo for Jesus

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4 days ago

Imagine the scene -- you walk into a church, expecting simple pews and a cross at the altar. Instead, you're faced with a fight ring surrounded...

Will the real Stephen Colbert please stand up?

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5 days ago

  It looks as if the campaign to #CancelColbert may have been somewhat successful... On Thursday, CBS announced that Stephen Colbert...

Sugar: More Rewarding than Cocaine?

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7 days ago

Warm chocolate chip cookies...cold refreshing soda...could you give these up?  Vermont mother, Eve Schaub, took the challenge and...

What’s Unforgiveable?

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7 days ago

Could you forgive someone who tried to kill you? For Brett Hurt, the sixteen-year-old survivor of  a school stabbing attack  on Wednesday,...

The U.S. Gets Caught Meddling in Cuba

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1 week ago

Tweet tweet... the birdie just got let out of the cage Last week  the U.S. was busted yet again for a naughty coverta operation. This...

You’ll Need $5 Million to Buy This Album

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2 weeks ago

"My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art." - Jimi Hendrix Ah yes… music as art... that is...

But First, Mr President …Let Me Take A #SELFIE

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2 weeks ago

Last week, in the time honored fashion, theWorld Series champions Boston Red Sox visited the White House to get the traditional high five...

Mo’ Money, No Corruption?

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2 weeks ago

Do you think that Congress represents your interests? How you answer that question is probably going to depend on your outlook, ideology,...

Breaking Barriers in Afghanistan

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2 weeks ago

The common American vision of Afghanistan is bleak: dusty streets, war, and rampant oppression. But hidden in this dire picture,...

The Changing Face of Beauty

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2 weeks ago

What is the color of beauty? For decades the world of fashion was inhabited solely by white women. But as western society has become...