Culture

September 11, 2014

Think Tanks Should Take Money From Foreign Governments
We should work with them when we can contribute insight on the issues they are facing
9:00 PM

Our funds are limited, and we can meaningfully contribute to the issues they are facing. 

These Books Won't Change Your Life: A Guide to Literary Self-Help
6:00 PM

One of the publishing industry's most irritating trends

How Young Can We Start Treating Autism?
2:00 PM

The findings are pretty remarkable. 

A Guide to Last Week's News for People Who Don't Like to Read
August 27-September 10
11:12 AM

Celebrity nudes. Playing dead to stay alive. And the biggest dinosaur ever. 

Can You Spot the Hidden Women in These 19th Century Photographs?
The strange case of the disappearing mothers
10:40 AM

In these bizarre photos, the mothers have been basically erased.

It's Looking Even Worse for Roger Goodell
This isn't just about the Ray Rice incident anymore
8:56 AM

It's not just about the video anymore

September 10, 2014

I Thought I Hated the New Atheists. Then I Read Sam Harris's New Book.
The new atheist trounce: Science, spirituality, and common sense bump heads
8:00 PM

The facile heresy of the New Atheists is generally more bourgeois theatre than legitimate intellectual debate. Is Sam Harris's new book different? 

Women Who Wear Hijab Can Have a Better Body Image, Study Says
What the hijab tells us about standards of beauty from different parts of the world
2:09 PM

The veil can be oppressive, but so are beauty standards.

It Is Our Duty to Practice Harsh Criticism
A literary manifesto for the ages
11:11 AM

A literary manifesto for the ages.

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