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Making Time Stand Still. Awesome.

Check out this photograph. That’s aurora borealis, or the northern lights, as seen from the upper regions of Norway earlier this week. This spectacular display was fueled by one of […]... More>

Hand Washing: A Deadly Dilemma

New Yorker essayist Atul Gawande is a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, a prestigious teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. A couple years ago, he wrote […]... More>

Why Do We Give? Not Why Or How You Think

Why Thinking About Dying Makes Us More Generous

Two Faces of Death: Inside the Existential Mind

You’re visiting a friend who lives on the 20th floor of an old, inner city, block of apartments. It’s the middle of the night when you are suddenly awakened from […]... More>