July 28, 2014
Without them, the population of children in this country would be shrinking
July 27, 2014
If you could freeze yourself until a future age, are you sure you'd want to?
As we head into the 2014 elections, Climate Thermometer will cover climate-related news, candidates in competitive congressional and gubernatorial races, the policy debates on Capitol Hill, and the latest academic reports on climate science
You'll forget about them in four to six months.
'Talking Peace' provided a perspective on leadership as a combination of stubbornness, a moral compass, and an appetite for risk.
July 26, 2014
How EDM became the feel-good music of a new generation.
Tome of an unknown soldier.
July 25, 2014
Three new works concerned with banned literature, from Joyce to Rushdie.
A humanitarian crisis demands a humanitarian response—not more guns on the border.
Brain research shows that fathers who are secondary to a female caregiver are more engaged as thinkers and planners. But men raising a child without a female partner were found to have the same level of emotional response as a mother.
Arguments for digital piracy are drivel.
A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism."
A fascinating little note may change what you thought you knew about Coleridge.
In 2012, MIT economist Jonathan Gruber said the same thing the law's critics now allege in a lawsuit. What gives? "I misspoke," he says.
Children describe the horror they see, and this photographer recreates it—with toys. Astonishing.
Paul Ryan's new antipoverty agenda is inconsistent with his budget.
Arkansas Republicans Just Proved Why Obamacare Will Survive Despite This Week's Absurd Court Decision
We now have a real-world example of how quickly Republicans will cave if the Supreme Court torpedoes Obamacare.
Hamas's rocket attacks may have been the immediate cause, but history tells a different story.
Retail Jedi? These are pretty cringeworthy.
July 24, 2014
The New Republic article against elite education is destructive to my students.
These are the consequences you don't hear about.
It has support from senators Patty Murray and Marco Rubio as well as President Obama.
"No way in hell we'll lay down our weapons while the fascists are still around ... "
An exploitative new scheme to profit off the poor