March 19, 2014
The celebrity profile reaches a new nadir in this week's New Yorker.
They just want it to be true! Which, if you ask a scientist, is not evidence that it is true.
It's a Man's Conventional, Sexist View of Female Sexuality.
The Emptiness of Data Journalism
Nate Silver could learn a lot from those op-ed columnists he maligns
March 18, 2014
If you are the sort of person who recoils from typecasting and branding, you won’t want to miss “The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Psychologists search for the subjective location of the self. Some say it's in the torso, others say it's in the eyes.
...debris from Flight 370 ever turns up.
March 17, 2014
But two new lawsuits might finally change that.
Our Naive "Innovation" Fetish
Left, right, and center all celebrate "innovation," as if it were a substitute for having real policies to harness technology.
At what point does a work of supposed literary merit simply become fan fiction?