Brains And Beauty, Can Neuroscience Measure How Art Affects Us?

Several decades of reflection and study have led neurobiologist Jean-Pierre Changeux to stake out a new field that shows how art influences the brain.


Spotlight: Crises Of Democracy, Pick Your Poison


François Hollande, The President That Never Was

French President Hollande, who announced he will not seek reelection, led a series of mishaps and failures, down to the indignity of his last public speech.


After 40 Years, The Chief Curator At Versailles Bids Adieu

From vacuuming to royal receptions, Béatrix Saule took on every task in the book during her four decades as a resident and employee of the famous French palace.


How I Kissed Goodbye To My Dream Of Becoming A Millionaire

-Essay- I recently turned 30, so I reckon I've already lived through one-third of my life. Which means I still have at least 20,000 days to make all of my dreams come true.......