Culture

July 18, 2014

Unhappy Marriages May Produce More Daughters
Upending a decades-long assumption that having daughters can lead to higher rates of divorce
2:15 PM

Upending a decades-long assumption that having daughters can lead to higher rates of divorce.

Virginia Woolf's Belated Obituary for Jane Austen
What would Austen have written about if she'd lived a longer life?
10:05 AM

What would Austen have written about if she'd lived a longer life?

The Google Mega-Campus Can't Compete With Coworking Spaces
Trying to find creativity outside the cubicle
12:00 AM

About one third of U.S. employees work outside the office—and this doesn't even include the nearly four in ten in-office employees who spend some time working remotely. That’s a lot of people trying to find a seat at Starbucks. Thats where coworking spaces come in.

July 17, 2014

Venus the “Chimera" Cat Is Probably Not a Real Chimera
A geneticist explains the cat's funny fur
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A geneticist explains.

The Terrible War on Pregnant Drug Users
10:45 AM

A large group of women are at risk of prosecution under such statutes, which virtually every leading health organization opposes.

July 16, 2014

Why Jill Abramson Gave Her First Interview to Cosmo
It's not just because Joanna knows Jill
6:04 PM

It's not just because Joanna knows Jill.

Norman Mailer's Secret Hobby Was Trying to Draw Like Picasso
Writing was difficult for the author; drawing was joyful
5:11 PM

Writing was difficult for the author; drawing was a joyful, spontaneous form of expression.

Americans Love Jews
But Atheists and Muslims? Not so much, says this survey.
3:21 PM

A new Pew poll shows that while Americans feel favorably toward Jews, they still feel coldly towards Atheists and Muslims. 

I Don't Care If You Like It
Women are tired of being judged by the Esquire metric
11:55 AM

Women are tired of being judged by the Esquire metric.

Photos That Brutally Demonstrate What Teenagers Will Endure to Escape to Europe
This is what life as an immigrant in limbo looks like
10:39 AM

This is what life as an immigrant in limbo looks like. 

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