April 2014 Archive

What to Do — and Not Do — to Live a Really Great Life

One of my closest friends died of a stroke last month — a shocking and unexpected death for someone who was still young and deeply ...

Mother’s Day Card Messages: 14 Quotes and Sayings You Can Use to Thank Your Mom

The post Mother’s Day Card Messages: 14 Quotes and Sayings You Can Use to Thank Your Mom by Zachary Stieber, Epoch Times appeared first on ...

Glass House Hosts ‘Veil,’ A Poem in Fog and Glass

The post Glass House Hosts ‘Veil,’ A Poem in Fog and Glass by Associated Press appeared first on The Epoch Times. NEW CANAAN, Conn.— The ...

Century-Old Jewish Mural Was Hidden For Decades In Vermont

In the late 1800s, Jewish immigrants brought the Eastern European tradition of synagogue murals to Burlington. Now one such mural, painted in 1910, is being ...

How Craig Ferguson Unmade The Late-Night Talk Show

Craig Ferguson has announced that he’s leaving his late-night talk show later this year. It raises the question: Did he ever really have one, by ...

The power of fat

‘Why don’t you use fat?’ I stared at Keith, not quite sure whether he was serious or just kidding. Did he really think we could ...

Carl Sagan Writes a Letter to 17-Year-Old Neil deGrasse Tyson (1975)

Carl Sagan, the turtleneck-sporting astrophysicist from Cornell, was the greatest communicator of science of his generation. Not only did he publish hundreds of scientific papers ...

Watch “Bottle,” an Award-Winning Stop Motion Animated Tale of Transoceanic Correspondence

When I was in high school, my boyfriend showed me a film he had shot with his dad’s Super 8. It featured a pair of ...

'You Must Hate RT!' Demands Latest State Department Propaganda

State Department watchers will have noticed over the past several weeks a noticeable up tick in the frequency of English-language propaganda dispatched from the Department ...

Demonizing the Helpers

It is not easy to demonize people who have spent hundreds of millions of dollars of their own money to help educate poor children. But ...

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