Remembering 9/11

Today marks the 13th anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history, 9/11/2001. I, like the rest of us, will never forget that incredible ...

Tales of the Dead Come Back

National Geographic writer, Simon Worrall, discusses the book Glimpsing Heaven: The Stories and Science of Life After Death with it’s author Judy Bachrach in this ...

Should you snap that funeral selfie?

When a photo taken at a memorial service for Nelson Mandala by Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt was published last December, it caused quite a ...

The Mystery of Alexander the Great’s Tomb

Historians have long wondered just exactly where Alexander the Great is buried. With the recent announcement by a Greek culture minister that archaeologists have uncovered ...

On the death of Robin Williams

It’s not hard to understand why the death of Robin Williams has touched our collective soul so deeply. The simple explanation is that Mr. Williams ...