In America and Britain, ideas to integrate a diverse society are being touted and tested. One idea is a 'big lunch' of neighbors for Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee. But can government enhance social cohesion?
Mining Plato, Shakespeare, and Thoreau for tips on better living in the digital age.
Philosopher-author Alain de Botton asks: Why do we work?
A peek into cutting-edge science, some songs for a long hot summer, a choice of chairs for sitting stylishly, and more.