Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells us what astonishes him most about our universe: that the atoms comprising our bodies are literally made of star-dust. “So that when I look up at the night sky and I know that yes, we are part of this universe, we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than […]
I remember in childhood when Christmas time was near, the streets of my city, Wilno, changed into a forest – everybody was carrying a Christmas tree, “Eglutė” in Lithuanian, home. These magic trees seemed to me very big then, and I was sure that we could all hide under its branches and in its smell […]
Friends Without Borders is an effort to bridge geographic divides with love. This effort was initiated through the writing of letters of love and friendship by children of India for children of Pakistan, and vice versa. The children express their rejection of age-old animosities and embrace a new friendship based on love and compassion.