| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:59 AM
"I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness."
—The Dalai Lama
The flow of life and its seasons bring stumbling blocks to happiness. Still, as humans, we seem to continue seeking happiness.
Happiness often requires...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:40 AM
After winning a one-year artist residency at Studio 18 in Pembroke Pines, Miami artist NFN Kalyan moved into his rent-free studio in September. Already, he's sharing the space with "Nelson" (as in Mandela) and "Kim" (as in Kardashian).
The former South...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Most people as heavily embroiled in litigation -- extremely public litigation -- you probably don't join Twitter and start Tweeting about the very topics of your legal trouble.
But Mark G. Midei does.
The disgraced cardiologist, accused of performing...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Queen Noor of Jordan will visit UC Irvine on May 2 as the featured speaker of the fifth installment of the Living Peace Series, the university announced Tuesday.
Moderated by Dalai Lama scholar Armaan Ahmed Rowther, the discussion titled, "Leap of Faith:...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:28 PM
Question: I saw a T-shirt recently that described various religions' basic beliefs digested into one sentence for each faith. Why not commit a column to the similarities and differences among the beliefs of various beliefs?
A paragraph on each would be...
| Mar 29, 2012
Facebook friends and subscribers, Google+ followers and circles — keeping track of everything and everyone is no easy task. It's tempting to just choose one and direct your online audience to a single social network.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
It's an age-old question with as many answers as there are muffin-topped men afraid to talk about their feelings wandering the barbecue aisle at Home Depot on Saturday:
What to do for Father's Day?
So here to aid, abet and entertain you is "The...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:21 AM
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| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader for Tibetan Buddhists, will speak in May at the University of Maryland as part of the Sadat Lecture for Peace, an annual series that has drawn world leaders such as Madeleine Albright, Nelson Mandela and Jimmy Carter....
| Apr 16, 2013
Amby Burfoot was a little more than a half mile from the finish line Monday, running happily with childhood friends from Groton, when suddenly a human traffic jam confronted him.
"I thought it was drunken college students," Burfoot said. "As I got...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Let’s talk about the most famous call at The Masters.
It did not occur this year at the recently completed tournament, although the way Adam Scott and Angel Cabrera played golf’s version of H-O-R-S-E for the last hour certainly lent itself...