Culture

October 14, 2014

Here's What Happens When Hasidic Jews Join the Secular World
7:00 PM

The world can be a scary place when you grow up thinking cheeseburgers will kill you.

Scenes from Afghanistan's Only Female-Run Militia
1:26 PM

Photo Gallery: Life with Commander Pigeon, the fierce Afghani warlord who killed men—while wearing a flowery dress.

The Nazis Were on a Mission To Eliminate Cancer—For Their Own Sick Purposes

Nazi doctors first discovered the link between smoking and lung cancer. 

October 13, 2014

Hey Liberals, It's OK to Criticize Muslim Countries' Treatment of Gays
What the Bill Maher–fueled debate over Islam misses
10:29 PM

What Bill Maher, Ben Affleck, and Reza Aslan are missing.

Life With the Breast Cancer Gene Is a Hellish Mix of Anxiety and Self-Doubt
I'm poked, prodded, felt up, and scanned—and don't even know if it will stop the cancer
8:00 PM

I'm poked, prodded, felt up, and scanned—and don't even know if it will stop the cancer.

Giving Malala Yousafzai the Nobel Could Rob Her of Power
2:00 PM

If all Pakistan has to offer is one seventeen-year-old girl, then we're really in trouble. 

Christopher Columbus Was Both a Crusader and a Villain
But his story is too complicated to only use dichotomies.
11:48 AM

Yes, he did terrible things. Here's the full story. 

Bloody, Meaty Veggie Burgers? Vegetarians Don't Want That.
10:53 AM

No vegetarian wants fake blood dripping down her chin.

October 11, 2014

Accused College Rapists Have Rights, Too
The victims deserve justice. The men deserve due process.
10:00 PM

The victims deserve justice. The men deserve due process.

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