Eileen Shim

This summer, the Internet warmly embraced the birth of “Monkey Jesus,” a tragicomic attempt by a well-intentioned octogenarian in Spain to restore a decaying fresco by herself. But the ape-ified “restoration” wasn’t just a source of countless online memes; it was a grim symptom of a crisis metastasizing across Europe.

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Ben Bernanke seems to think he came up with "fiscal cliff." Not so.

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David Petraeus resigned after admitting to an extramarital affair. "Yeah, right!" say conservatives on Twitter.

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Superstitions say Romney will win the election. The Obama campaign responds with some superstitions of its own.

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The inside story of the Ronald Reagan hologram:

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Last month Richard A. Posner, a Chicago judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals, reviewed Antonin Scalia’s new book, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts. Our review has apparently hit a nerve. To recap:  Posner accused the staunchly conservative justice of taking a hypocritical and “disingenuous” stance on his passive interpretation of law.

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