| Jan 6, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Four a.m. is a terrible time of day, too late for night owls, too early for early risers. The exception is 4 a.m. at Borobudur, waiting for the sun to rise over the Kedu Plain in central Java with 504 figures of Buddha.
The temple is one of three great...
| May 9, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Here is the list of every past Preakness winner.
2011 - Shackleford
2010 - Lookin at Lucky
2009 - Rachel Alexandra
2008 - Big Brown
2007 - Curlin
2006 - Bernardini
2005 - Afleet Alex
2004 - Smarty Jones
2003 - Funny Cide
2002 - War Emblem...
| Oct 7, 2010
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public life this week published a short, 15-question religion quiz. The quiz is a shorter version of the "3,412 sampled adults who were asked these and other questions in the U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey." The poll was...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 11:48 AM
John Kissee says comic books and “the stranger side of pop culture” have informed his illustrations since he was “a happy, imaginative, weird little kid.” After earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Florida International...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Spiritual leader Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, who died April 13 of pancreatic cancer, will be remembered at a memorial service May 26 at her Kashi Ashram near Sebastian, Fla. She was 71.
The service is set for 6 to 8 p.m. at Kashi, 11155 Roseland Road. It...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Before Santa appeared in a pickup truck, before thousands of lights blinked on, before the first of tens of thousands of guests would stream to the tiny block in Hampden, there was work to do on 34th Street. A lot of it.
Tinsel to sweep, stars to tape,...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:12 AM
The exercise of Yoga is designed to be a calming and relaxing way to achieve inner peace, but amid the soft lights and euphoric music, controversy.
A statement was made by the Vatican's chief exorcist calling yoga the work of the devil. 86-year-old...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:09 PM
There's a new game hoping to make a splash in the Facebook game market, and it's called "Angry Brides."
No, you don't have to read that sentence again; we didn't accidentally misspell the game you're thinking of.
But the people behind this game hope the...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 5:39 PM
To understand the impact meditation can have on the human mind, picture a glass of muddy water. If you stir it, the water stays cloudy and anything that might sink to the bottom is instantly sucked back into motion. But if you allow the glass to become...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Your Government Knows Best: A 2007 federal energy- independence law required companies that supply motor fuel in the U.S. to blend in a certain cellulose-based ingredient starting in 2011 — even though (as the Environmental Protection Agency well...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 8:13 AM
For years now, Pfac has been a great place to hear local musicians in a casual, art-enriched environment. The series called Art After 5 serves a triple purpose. It's an after-work social opportunity as well as a chance to check out some of the area's most...