Looking at it through a wide-angled lens, we've been staying at people's houses for hundreds of years; saving money, meeting people, really immersing ourselves in the culture.
Solstice? revolution? religious miracle? military might? Like most things, this holiday can be viewed from multiple perspectives.
I'm a guy who's never been married, but I have some definite impressions of the institution that I'd like to share: You see, I marry people, 300 couples a year!
If eloquent words and scientific data don't move you to be a better steward of this fragile place we call Earth, then make it personal.
We must bring down the population through universal education, and government assisted family planning programs; doing so is a necessary condition of controlling global warming.
Living a life so saturated with apocalypses undoubtedly takes a toll, so let's lift the lid off the A-word, take a peek inside, and examine how it affects everyday life.
The world is mourning the death of Pete Seeger, the lanky folksinger with a banjo, who proved in his 94 years the awesome power of song as a force for revolutionary change.
Sointula village lived up to its name, which means "place of harmony" in Finnish, hosting more than 100 visitors for a conference on utopian socialist colonies in the Pacific Northwest.
After Rolling Stone magazine placed Tsarnaev Dzhokhar on their cover in a flattering rock star image, many protested saying it was a terrible move - and they may be right.
For all intents and purposes, Glass is a technological extension of the human body - or so Google would have us believe.