Tree of Life
The Tree of Life synagogue, the site of last fall's mass shooting, seeks art that conveys peace, hope and healing.
Muslim groups stood in solidarity with their Jewish neighbors after a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Jewish groups are now reciprocating that kindness.
Moms have made images that show them pumping and bottle-feeding, too.
Researchers from multiple institutions have come together to publish Earth's most complete family tree to date, illustrating the evolutionary relationships between about 2.3 million named species of lifeforms over the course of roughly 3.5 billion years on the planet.
Just published yesterday in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is a tour de force of thinking big, working together, and demonstrating that even science that is messy and incomplete can be incredibly useful and worthy of publication.
"This is the first real attempt to connect the dots and put it all together," one researcher said.
Every year, one of the fine art masters is raised up in popular consciousness with a film, and this year’s rendition was Gustav Klimt.
When I recently visited Bahrain, the TSA agent reviewing my passport looked at me curiously and asked me, "Why did you visit Bahrain?" Simple answer: The Kingdom of Bahrain is a great extension to a Dubai or an Abu Dhabi trip. The flights are inexpensive and under an hour.
Today it seems clear that it will not be political leaders or new policies that will save us from environmental destruction though they can help us along, nor will it be a national revolt as envisioned by the religious zealots of our time.
When I was growing up on Long Island, the shorter and colder fall days leading to the depths of winter invoked a sense of loss. I loved the heat, the beach, and the seemingly endless days of summer.
Booed At Cannes: From 'Tree Of Life' To 'L'Avventura,' Classic Films Were Heckled By Film Fest Audiences
The often persnickety audiences at the Cannes Film Festival are so legendary that the Brooklyn Academy of Music has devoted