By Rick Elmore There are few phrases I dislike more than “it is what it is.” It grates me something awful. However, if there is one person that would have hated it more than any of us…
It’s hard to be a person in the world today — or, really, any day, but today’s what we’ve got. Humans are striving creatures, and also empathetic ones, so most of us are always looking for an oppo…
Madonna of the Book
Castello Sforzesco, Milan
This snazzily-illustrated TED-Ed video from Jessica Wise explains how our reality is changed by the fiction we read and write. Here’s the transcript: Emily Dickinson said, over a century ago, that …
Marion County Courthouse, March 31, 1992. The execution of Aileen Wuornos. Aileen Wuornos, the first woman ever to fit the FBI profile of a serial killer.