The Slenderman Stabbing Shows Girls Will Be Girls, Too
June 04, 2014
We need to move beyond the (hetero)sexual framework we’ve come to accept as the defining norm of adolescence.
Were the Isla Vista Killings Preventable? A GOP Congressman Thinks So, and He's Got Bipartisan Support.
May 29, 2014
Rep. Tim Murphy wants families to have more power in handling a mentally ill loved one.
Not Just a 'White Guy Killer'
May 28, 2014
Elliot Rodger's perverse sense of racial hierarchy—and his uncertain place in it.
Clayton Lockett's Botched Execution Adds Credibility to Court Fight Over Drug Secrecy
April 30, 2014
How can "cruel and unusual punishment" be proven when the drugs are kept secret?
Oscar Pistorius' Paranoia
April 16, 2014
To understand his defense, you need to understand South Africa.
The city has erased more than just graffiti.
The Case for Socialized Law
February 03, 2014
When a rich person can buy more justice than a normal person, it perverts society. Here's a radical idea for fixing it.
The Unabomber Pleaded 'Guilty' 16 Years Ago Today
January 22, 2014
Was the Unabomber a madman or a narcissist?
Copycat Suicides Are Real. Are Copycat School Shootings?
December 13, 2013
According to early reports, a student in Colorado opened fire in his high school today, injuring two people before killing himself.
Mexico's Radioactive-Material Thieves Are Probably Dying Right Now, In Exactly This Way
December 05, 2013
The gruesome details of the thieves' likely death.