Culture

November 26, 2014

Skyrim Is Teaching Students in Texas About the Decline of U.S. Power
2:17 PM

A course at Rice uses an open-world action role playing video game as its core reading.

College Shouldn't Prepare You for Your First Job. It Should Prepare You for Your Life.
We should heed Emerson and "resist the vulgar prosperity that retrogrades ever to barbarism"
12:00 PM

We should heed Emerson and "resist the vulgar prosperity that retrogrades ever to barbarism."

How Much Can You Really Change After You Turn 30?
10:30 AM

Research suggests that though we change a lot in adolescence and our early twenties. This slows down once we enter adulthood.

Glimpses of a Ghetto-Free Future
Segregation is steadily declining—but whites still live in the least diverse neighborhoods
12:00 AM

Segregation is steadily declining—but whites still live in the least diverse neighborhoods

November 25, 2014

This Is What Power Looks Like
The past few weeks have been a depressing lesson in how to get away with bad behavior
11:00 PM

The past few weeks have been a depressing lesson in how to get away with wrongdoing.

St. Louis Prosecutor Bob McCulloch Abused the Grand Jury Process
10:10 PM

Neither critics of McCulloch nor his defenders have it right 

Don't Blame the Grand Jury for Not Indicting Darren Wilson. Blame the Law.
1:35 PM

Want cops to be held accountable? Then change the law.

Pauline Kael’s Rousing, Visionary Review that Helped Bring the French New Wave to America
12:40 PM

Her passionate, wild writing launched careers—including her own.

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