My descent into America’s neo-Nazi movement — and how I got out | Christian Picciolini

My journey away from violent extremism began 22 years ago, when I denounced racism and left the American white supremacist skinhead movement that I had helped build. (Cheers and applause) I was just 22 years old at the time, but I had already spent eight years, from the time I was 14 years old, as […]

10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime

10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime Number 10 Halley’s Comet Halley’s comet was named after astronomer Edmond Halley, who calculated its period of orbit, it is the only known short-period comet that is regularly visible to the naked eye from Earth. It is seen from Earth every 75-76 years and so, technically, […]

What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure | Peggy Orenstein

For several years now, we’ve been engaged in a national debate about sexual assault on campus. No question — it’s crucial that young people understand the ground rules for consent, but that’s where the conversation about sex is ending. And in that vacuum of information the media and the Internet — that new digital street […]

Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan

Namaskar. I’m a movie star, I’m 51 years of age, and I don’t use Botox as yet. (Laughter) So I’m clean, but I do behave like you saw like a 21-year-old in my movies. Yeah, I do that. I sell dreams, and I peddle love to millions of people back home in India who assume […]

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper

I was a blue-eyed, chubby-cheeked five-year-old when I joined my family on the picket line for the first time. My mom made me leave my dolls in the minivan. I’d stand on a street corner in the heavy Kansas humidity, surrounded by a few dozen relatives, with my tiny fists clutching a sign that I […]

How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. My patient Kathy planned her wedding when she was in middle school. She would meet her future husband by age 27, get engaged a year later and get married a year after that. But when Kathy turned 27, she […]