Culture

September 08, 2014

Disagree With Doctors' Diagnosis of Your Kid and You Might Get Arrested
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This is what happened when parents removed their child from a hospital against a doctor's orders.

'A Great Symphony of American Junk'

What David Foster Wallace got wrong about John Updike.

Women Don't Stick with the Sciences. Here's Why.

"I am often insecure about my abilities as a female scientist."

New Ray Rice Video Reminds Us That Domestic Violence is Violent
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But it's a reminder that domestic violence is violent

September 07, 2014

How to Succeed in Silicon Valley Without Really Trying
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Tech investors gave Seth Bannon millions of dollars, even though they knew almost nothing about him.

Ray Bradbury's Venomous, Brilliant Letter to a Writer Who Wanted To Stop Old People From Voting
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"May I suggest an even better alternative? Let us build ovens and gas chambers and really do the job right."

Seth Bannon's Email About Harvard Extension School
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The founder of Amicus explains his education.

Albert Einstein Endorsed a Popular Psychic in 1932. This Is the Controversy that Ensued
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People couldn't believe a man like Einstein would put stock in such things.

September 06, 2014

Why Has the American Literary Canon Admitted So Few Historians?
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Two mid-century scholars finally get their due

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