Culture

May 01, 2014

Wet Dogs, Tired Lions, and Drag Queens
The best of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards
8:00 PM

The best of the 2014 World Photography Awards

The Secret Messages Inside Chinese URLs
Decoding 4008-517-517.com

URLs like 4008-517-517.com mean a lot more than they appear.

Can a Movie Make Josef Mengele Relatable?
8:00 PM

We are in Patagonia, on a road that lasts 300 miles. A family are ready to make the journey in a battered white van—father, mother and three children, and the mother is pregnant again.

David Chase Speaks About ‘The Sopranos’ Ending
And offers nothing but more darkness
4:35 PM

David Chase spoke at a "Sopranos" screening Wednesday night. Yes, he addressed the final scene.

Want People to Trust Your Child? Give Her a Name That's Easy to Pronounce.
3:22 PM

New research reveals that what we're called can influence how smart and trustworthy we seem. 

Banning Sterling Was Good. A Black NBA Commissioner Would Be Much Better.
The NBA's bigger race problem
10:40 AM

Banning Donald Sterling was good. A black NBA commissioner would be much better.

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Is a New Low for Hollywood
Welcome to the age of sequels that copy the original
12:00 AM

A New New Low.

April 30, 2014

America's 10 Richest Universities Match These Countries' GDPs
and
8:00 PM

Matching the top 10 endowments with 10 countries' GDPs.

Ivy Leaguers Twice as Likely as Other Students to Use Drugs as Study Aids
6:03 PM

Approximately one in five students at an Ivy League college misuses a prescription stimulant to get ahead academically.

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