December 28, 2013
The year's biggest hits, as measured by the internet
December 27, 2013
What the JFK retrospectives all missed is that JFK was psychologically inconsistent. Only his context explains him.
A prominent doctor says that the term is misleading—and makes it harder to keep patients away from quacks.
Linguistst have shown that when you hear the word "champagne," you think of "pain"
Stop Hating Scrooge!
Now that Christmas is safely behind us, and the mob atmosphere of virtue and piety has evaporated; now that, in the post-holiday doldrums, the stacks of wrapping paper have removed themselves to their ghastly translucent plastic bags and the dead tre
December 26, 2013
The Year in Music
Marketing threatened to overshadow the sound in the year's big releases. These ten albums managed to stand on their own,
The New York Times columnist's Christmas musings show he just doesn't understand atheists.
December 24, 2013
Christmas lunch is the most important social occasion of the year
December 23, 2013
In what may well be the season’s best Christmas story, Icelandic activists have stalled the construction of a highway because they are afraid for the safety of the local elf population.
Count the holiday cards on your mantel: That’s how many people care about you, according to a 2003 social-network study.