It's not just the cold weather.
Our culture’s cruel obsession with dirty old women
Our culture’s cruel obsession with dirty old women.
Solving an evolutionary mystery
By the cold logic of evolutionary science, post-menopausal women lack obvious utility. That they manage to attain old age requires explanation.
IT WAS A cold night in December, and Patrick Murphy was standing in the back room of a downtown Philadelphia bar. As usual, he was telling war stories. It had been nearly two years since Murphy returned from Iraq, where he served as a JAG officer in the 82nd Airborne, but the memories of his time there were still fresh, and, as he mingled about the room, he shared them with many of those he met. He told of leading convoys through a section of Baghdad called “Ambush Alley” and of prosecuting cases before Iraq’s Central Criminal Court. “When I was in Iraq,” Murphy would almost invariably say at