Culture

February 10, 2015

This Adorable Monkey Was Eaten by Otters. Stop Blaming the Zoo!

Accidents happen. Can we create zoos without them?

Iggy Azalea Gets Away With Reverse Minstrelsy Because There's a Market for It
3:30 PM

What Iggy doesn't understand about trying too hard to keep it real.

Male Professors Are "Genius." Female Professors Are "Nice."
A new study reveals gender biases in teacher ratings
3:25 PM

Here's one way gender discrimination shows up in academia.

February 09, 2015

Oscar-Nominated 'Timbuktu' Shows the Terrors of Life Under Islamist Extremism
10:00 PM

For the characters of "Timbuktu," religious extremism isn't a news segment, but everyday life.

New York's Subways are a Bacterial Zoo? Tell Us Something We Don't Already Know.
5:41 PM

Is this really such a "disgusting" study if we're living the findings on the way to work? 

Scientists Discover Air Pollution in Peru From Almost 500 Years Ago

Humans have been poisoning the atmosphere since well before the Industrial Revolution.

What It Was Like to Study Under Robert Stone
Rest in peace, merry prankster

Robert Stone helped introduce the world to counterculture. For that, he'll be remembered.

February 08, 2015

The Oscar-Nominated Film Hollywood Loves, But the Russian Government Hates
10:00 PM

Oscar-nominated 'Leviathan' shows the Russian state from the perspective of those trapped inside it.

February 07, 2015

The Privileged Are Taking Over the Arts
9:00 PM

Do the privileged control the arts, or are we all prejudiced wazzocks?

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