Culture

November 23, 2014

The Surprisingly Erotic Poetry of Bertolt Brecht
8:00 PM

Brecht is irresistible in Love Poems, like some disaffected offspring of Petrarch and Catullus reared by the Earl of Rochester.

November 22, 2014

Obesity Is Even More Costly Than We Thought

Obesity in the U.S. costs $8.65 billion per year due to absenteeism in the workplace.

Girls and Boys Don't Need Separate Books
5:59 PM

The removal of pointless “keep out signs” based on gender prejudice is a victory.

November 21, 2014

There Are 1.5 Million Muslims in Italy and Only 8 Mosques. Here's Where They Go to Pray.
12:06 PM

Italian photographer Nicolò Degiorgis documents the challenge of being Muslim in Italy.

November 20, 2014

Save the Humanities in Our Public Schools
We're depriving students of their national heritage. Here's how to fix that.
8:00 PM

We're depriving students of their national heritage. Here's how to fix that.

Women Who Lean In Are More Depressed Than Those Who Don't
12:42 PM

Greater authority may be connected to greater unhappiness among professional women. 

How Mike Nichols and 'The Graduate' Changed American Movies Forever

The sexual frankness of 'The Graduate' was less revolutionary than its moral stance.

Scientists Have Found the Happiest Height for Women
12:27 PM

The women who are most satisfied with their height are between 5’7” and 5’11.”

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