Culture

July 25, 2014

The Original Manuscripts of Two of the World's Most Famous Poems
10:58 AM

A fascinating little note may change what you thought you knew about Coleridge. 

Remarkable Photos of Toys Set Up To Mimic Real-Life War and Violence
Children describe the horror they see, and this photographer recreates it—with dolls. Astonishing.
10:26 AM

Children describe the horror they see, and this photographer recreates it—with toys. Astonishing. 

The Most Absurd Job Titles in America
"Digital Prophet" isn't even the worst one.
12:00 AM

Retail Jedi? These are pretty cringeworthy.

July 24, 2014

Send Your Kid to the Ivy League!
The New Republic's article against elite education is destructive to my students
8:00 PM

The New Republic article against elite education is destructive to my students.

July 23, 2014

The Innovation Myth
Why you can't engineer creativity with "innovation districts"

Why you can't engineer creativity with "innovation districts."

Strangely Beautiful Photos of Tiny Bugs

Using science to photograph the tiniest beetles.

Dogs Get Jealous When You Ignore Them
A new study on the science of canine emotion
2:00 PM

Think twice before getting Fido a companion.

I Slept Next to the Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
The crisis in Eastern Europe didn't really hit home. Until it did.
1:55 PM

As a Dutchman, the crisis in Eastern Europe didn't really hit home. Until it did.

Watch Julia Ioffe Explain the Russia-Ukraine Conflict to Stephen Colbert

Julia Ioffe appeared on "The Colbert Report" last night to talk about the Russia-Ukraine conflict—and whether Russia is going to colonize the moon.

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