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A nuclear threat far greater than Iran
Ira Helfand says there are some 17,000 existing nuclear warheads, an existential threat that is ignored, even though a limited nuclear war would be devastating, unleashing a global famine and chaos
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:25:08 EST
Why baby boomers crave divorce
Pepper Schwartz says boomers keep making life up as they go along and put fulfillment and happiness, even in later life, ahead of the need to stay married. Will younger generations follow suit?
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:49:41 EST
Whoa! Incredible alternative universe
Japanese artists Yayoi Kusama, who has been living in a mental institution since the 1970s, uses her woes with mental illness to inspire her work. Walking into one of Yayoi Kusama's infinity rooms is like walking into a completely different universe. The door shuts behind you, and suddenly you find yourself surrounded by what appears to be a galaxy of shimmering LEDs. The scene is beautiful, in a surreal, space-age fairy tale sort of way. But it's also a little jarring in its intimacy; it's almost as though you've been instantly transported from a whitewashed gallery into Kusama's buzzing, obsessive mind.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:19:18 EST
He gained 70 lbs on purpose
Author and trainer Drew Manning talks about his dramatic weight gain and loss in a year to relate to his clients.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:55:03 EST
D.C. offices closed by winter storm
Rescuers in Nevada are searching for two adults and four children who set out Sunday to play in mountain snow and haven't been seen since. In the East, snow and ice are wreaking havoc.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:36:55 EST
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