What were your favorite blog posts of 2012? As we bid the year a fond farewell, a list of our readers' favorites. Drum roll, please!
A video that's so heartbreakingly gorgeous and unswerving in its emotional sway, it'll have you pondering your own station in life.
This unexpected, public performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on a plaza in Spain is an absolute visual and aural feast.
A stirring pairing of piano and cello performing the classic hymn for this past Advent season.
We live in a vulnerable world, says social researcher Brené Brown in this popular TED talk. And what do we do in the face of this vulnerability? We numb it.
One of our most popular weekend exercises. Try this 10-minute bell sound meditation and then share your experience with us.
A spectacular feat of engineering and creativity that you have to see to believe. And just guess what inspired its making. Just marvelous!
Ai Weiwei's installation at Tate Modern is an incredible feat: 100 million hand-painted pieces of porcelain as sunflower seeds are sources of contemplation. Images and video with the artist too.
Krista, a Christmas Scrooge? Our host reflects on not playing the "Christmas game" of obligatory gift-giving and our redemptive human need for one another.
A classic comic on faith in equations. "You take two numbers and when you add them, they magically become one new number!"
When Hanan Harchol's character tells his parents that he's breaking up with his girlfriend, they say that real love is not about focusing on your own needs. Do they have a point?