A+ A A-

Epiphany directs our eyes to the stars

When "The New Yorker" magazine was peerless for its combination of erudition and wit, it ran a cartoon of Lilliputians contemplating Gulliver, whom they had fastened to the ground with ropes: "Either he's very big or we are very small." 

Read more

Homo Haber

The Roman magistrate Appius Claudius Caecus, who died in 273 B.C., accomplished much despite physical infirmities: "caecus" means blind.

Read more