Darlene Wagner, Kelley Winters and Monica Helms.
Courtesy of Monica Helms
August 30, 2014 The Museum of American History adds articles to its collection, representing the stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender folks.
August 21, 2014 A pair of authors believe that certain traits such as ruthlessness and fearlessness can enhance your life.
The hummingbird moth — Hemaris thysbe.
Courtesy of Elena Tartaglia
August 19, 2014 Is it a bird ... a moth. .. two creatures in one?
Kit Yarrow's junk drawer.
August 15, 2014 The Great American Junk Drawer is a scrap yard, a time capsule and a box of curiosities and memories. It can also be a Rorschachian reflection of your life.
August 12, 2014 No wonder we occasionally feel political deja vu.
August 1, 2014 New research shows that older people with cognitive problems who walk very slowly may be at greater risk for dementia.
July 30, 2014 The changing workspace in the Age of Deskovery.
Smartsong writer Weird Al Yankovic in Los Angeles, July 2014.
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July 27, 2014 Songs that teach and delight students of all ages.
July 25, 2014 Taking the temperature of the nation's apathy toward politics.
July 11, 2014 Forget the self-help movement. The new way is to ask for help — and to consult a concierge.
A promotional image for Jaws.
Universal/The Kobal Collection
July 4, 2014 Action, singing and lots of fireworks — American movies celebrate the Fourth of July.
Abolitionist Frederick Douglass, circa 1850-1860, in a photo provided by the Library of Congress.
AP/Library of Congress
July 3, 2014 On the Fourth of July, some Americans have celebrated their freedom of choice by choosing to not celebrate at all.
July 2, 2014 Beautiful and dangerous, pyrotechnics run deep in the DNA of American celebrations.
June 30, 2014 Images of the past remind us of memes of the present. And vice versa.
June 25, 2014 The aspects of soccer that once annoyed many people now seem part of everyday life.
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