Culture

September 09, 2014

Why Narcissists Have More Sex
Evolution favors the manipulative and self-absorbed
8:00 PM

Which has us wondering: Why haven't they totally conquered the gene pool?

Our Jack the Ripper Obsession Is Misogynist
Were Jack the Ripper alive today, would we idolize him as much?
6:00 PM

And the women who rightfully find the whole thing appalling. 

September 08, 2014

Disagree With Doctors' Diagnosis of Your Kid and You Might Get Arrested
The scary, confusing world of "medical neglect"
10:00 PM

This is what happened when parents removed their child from a hospital against a doctor's orders.

'A Great Symphony of American Junk'
What David Foster Wallace misunderstood about John Updike

What David Foster Wallace got wrong about John Updike.

Women Don't Stick with the Sciences. Here's Why.
At each stage of their careers, more women than men leave the most prestigious path

"I am often insecure about my abilities as a female scientist."

New Ray Rice Video Reminds Us That Domestic Violence is Violent
12:00 PM

But it's a reminder that domestic violence is violent

September 07, 2014

How to Succeed in Silicon Valley Without Really Trying
Tech investors gave Seth Bannon millions of dollars, even though they knew almost nothing about him
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Tech investors gave Seth Bannon millions of dollars, even though they knew almost nothing about him.

Ray Bradbury's Venomous, Brilliant Letter to a Writer Who Wanted To Stop Old People From Voting
9:35 PM

"May I suggest an even better alternative? Let us build ovens and gas chambers and really do the job right."

Seth Bannon's Email About Harvard Extension School
8:30 PM

The founder of Amicus explains his education.

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