Culture

April 28, 2014

Who's to Blame for the Tech Bubble? Silicon Valley Insiders.
11:14 PM

And they can't blame it on naive investors.

These Two Women Have Been to 17 Weddings and Interviewed 80 Bridesmaids
Here's what they learned about the wedding-industrial complex.

Here's what they learned about the wedding-industrial complex.

Some Advice for John Oliver: Stop Imitating 'The Daily Show'
4:35 PM

The first episode of John Oliver's new HBO show aired last night, and it's ... exactly like "The Daily Show."

37 of 40 Straight British Men Have 'Cuddled' With Another Man
What we can learn from a new paper on homosociality in Britain
4:33 PM

In a new peer-reviewed paper, a pair of English sociologists show that British men are surprisingly comfortable touching teach other.

Why Do Great Writers Stop Writing?
The tragic epilogue of Harper Lee

The tragic epilogue of Harper Lee.

Watch: The Brutal Ageism of Tech
When experience becomes a drag on an engineer's resume

The pimply and young are receiving millions from venture capitalists. Why is experience a negative in Silicon Valley? 

An Open Letter to Everyone Who Says That Jamie Lannister Is Irredeemable
10:04 AM

Game of Thrones is asking you what kind of person you are. The answer isn't as straightforward as you think. 

April 27, 2014

We've Been Told that Different Languages Create Different Worldviews. They Don't.
8:00 PM

It’s not language that makes people different, but the culture associated with the language.

Affirmative Action Fail: The Achievement Gap by Income Is Twice the Gap by Race

Affirmative Action has failed us as a useful took to correct inequal educational opportunity.

Why Are Americans More Accepting of Gays and Lesbians Than Bisexuals and Cross-Dressers?
7:00 PM

Toward the end of act one of Harvey Fierstein's new Broadway play, “Casa Valentina,” the play's dramatic instigator, Charlotte, tries to convince the other cross-dressers staying at the Catskills resort to sign statements proclaiming they are not hom

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