By thinking too much and feeling too little, we are missing out on the true enjoyment of art. By offering details about pictures, are museums fundamentally missing the point of what art is all about?
Two hundred years ago, no-one knew aluminium existed. Today it is everywhere - in cans, window frames, packaging, even car bodies. New uses for it are constantly being discovered - but it's possible that one day we'll be able to stop mining the ore, and rely completely on recycling.
Sexual ethics signals a potentially ground-breaking change of emphasis for the Roman Catholic Church.
Face the facts. Beauty, the saying has it, is only skin deep. Not true. Skin is important but so is what lies under it. In particular, the shape of people’s faces contributes enormously to how beautiful they are. And what makes a face beautiful is not only an aesthetic matter but also a biological one. How those bone structures arise, and how they communicate desirable traits, are big evolutionary questions.
The kids aren't digging Facebook as much as they used to be. That's the message that has been coming through the blogosphere, and finally, even kind of admitted by Facebook itself.