Culture

July 27, 2014

Science Is Changing What It Means to Be Dead
If you could freeze yourself until a future age, are you sure you'd want to?
11:00 PM

If you could freeze yourself until a future age, are you sure you'd want to?

Why Plane Disasters Won’t Make People Afraid of Flying
8:00 PM

You'll forget about them in four to six months.

A Book By Jimmy Carter Led Me to Work for Richard Branson
'Talking Peace' provided a perspective on leadership as a combination of stubbornness, a moral compass, and an appetite for risk
8:00 PM

'Talking Peace' provided a perspective on leadership as a combination of stubbornness, a moral compass, and an appetite for risk.

 

July 26, 2014

How Ravers Became the New Flower Children
EDM is the feel-good music of a new generation
8:00 PM

How EDM became the feel-good music of a new generation.

July 25, 2014

Don’t Read This Book: A History of Literary Censorship
5:39 PM

Three new works concerned with banned literature, from Joyce to Rushdie.

Bored With Hollywood Blockbusters? Blame Digital Piracy.
5:00 PM

Arguments for digital piracy are drivel.

Men Can Be Just as "Maternal" As Women, According to Neuroscience
5:00 PM

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.

Why Did 1,000 People Watch Right-Wing D.C. Interns Debate Each Other?
A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism"
3:23 PM

A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism."

The Original Manuscripts of Two of the World's Most Famous Poems
10:58 AM

A fascinating little note may change what you thought you knew about Coleridge. 

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