Culture

July 16, 2014

Norman Mailer's Secret Hobby Was Trying to Draw Like Picasso
5:11 PM

Writing was difficult for the author; drawing was a joyful, spontaneous form of expression.

Americans Love Jews
3:21 PM

A new Pew poll shows that while Americans feel favorably toward Jews, they still feel coldly towards Atheists and Muslims. 

I Don't Care If You Like It
11:55 AM

Women are tired of being judged by the Esquire metric.

Photos That Brutally Demonstrate What Teenagers Will Endure to Escape to Europe
10:39 AM

This is what life as an immigrant in limbo looks like. 

Hillary Clinton Tells Jon Stewart She Wants an Office Without Corners
10:02 AM

Hillary Clinton made a lighthearted appearance on last night's "Daily Show with Jon Stewart." 

Interruptions Are Even Worse Than We Thought
12:00 AM

Science proves what we've long known. Gchat is the devil, but we love it. 

July 15, 2014

Why the Doom and Gloom, America?
10:00 PM

Today’s crises are no worse than many in U.S. history.

The Millennia-Old History of the Apocalypse
5:22 PM

From "The Leftovers" to "Left Behind," the apocalypse continues to fascinate. Here's where it began.

Victims of the Machine

An essay on Labor's response to machines in 1927.

Midnight Where the Sun Never Sets

"Sunrise" and "sunset" are relative terms in the Arctic, where it stays light for almost twenty-four hours a day in summertime.

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