January 26, 2014
What the hell is a "fascinoma"?
January 25, 2014
74 people spent Christmas trapped in this block of ice.
Legendary venture capitalist Tom Perkins gladdened all our mornings with an letter to the editor in the Journal predicting a "progressive Kristallnacht" against "the American one percent, namely the 'rich.'" (The inexplicable quotes around that last
January 24, 2014
This piece first appeared on newstatesman.com. John Goodman can’t get comfortable. The sofa’s too deep: it dwarfs him like a giant beanbag. It’s strange to see Goodman looking dwarfed.
The Rebranding of Red Square
Establishing shots from every cold war scene ever filmed here made Moscow the epicenter of a massive and massively bankrupt Empire of Evil, in ideological opposition to democracy and freedom.
Is anyone really buying Mein Kampf?
This year’s Edge question, which John Brockman distributes to a stable of scientists and other scholars, is given below, and you could do worse than scanning the 174 answers and reading the ones that intrigue you (the short titles of the posts are th
It would have saved Grantland some headaches, but it's hopeless.
She was rich as sin, but didn't let that stop her from ripping apart the upper class.
One year ago Friday, the Pentagon rescinded the policy that prevented women from serving in combat roles.