Instead of returning anger with anger, Robert Thurman advocates the practice of lovingkindness, a translation of the Pali word mettā that is found in the original Buddhist texts.
Futurist and learning expert Elliott Masie explains how setting up hackathons can help successful companies find unique and creative solutions.
Interest rates are low. Construction unemployment is high. There's no better time to invest in major infrastructure projects. Larry Summers asks what we're waiting for.
The revelation that Santa Claus is more an idea than a man can be a major turning point in a child's life. Is he a "training-wheels Jesus" or a way to introduce children to cynical disillusionment?
In today's Washington Post, a successful writer and former teacher offers a simple quiz for teachers to determine whether they're cut out for the position.
Christmas may be Jesus’ “birthday,” but, as any mother will tell you, his mother Mary really deserves the applause. Providing the humanity half to join with Christ’s divine side, Mary volunteered to play a part...
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NASA's Cassini orbiter has spent 8 years taking pictures of Saturn's rings and moons, resulting in 200,000 pictures, and this wonderful video montage below. The waltz is by the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.