Science Is Changing What It Means to Be Dead
July 27, 2014
If you could freeze yourself until a future age, are you sure you'd want to?
Do Jewish Men Postpone Death Until After Passover?
April 15, 2014
A dwindling number of American Jews will bother attending a Passover Seder this year—but some may postpone their own deaths to take part in one.
Mexico's Radioactive-Material Thieves Are Probably Dying Right Now, In Exactly This Way
December 05, 2013
The gruesome details of the thieves' likely death.
How They Did It (Part Four)
May 25, 2010
This is the fourth of a five-part series explaining, in remarkable detail, how Obama and the Democrats came to pass health care reform. (Click here to read parts one, two, and three.) Be sure to come back tomorrow for the final installment, which reveals how the White House decided not to drop health care reform in the wake of Scott Brown's victory, and what Nancy Pelosi did to broker the final deal. Reset Barack Obama, the law professor, was acting like a prosecutor. He’d invited Grassley to the Oval Office, to talk about the senator’s concerns.
October 05, 2009
The never-ending lunacy of Betsy McCaughey.
The Principle of Hope
May 27, 2002
I. As every doctor knows, the number of operations that have beendevised for a given pathology is inversely proportional to the probability that any of them is entirely satisfactory. Thus there have been dozens of surgical methods designed to treat the notoriously resistant problem of acid reflux disease, but there has been only a single technique for appendicitis, because it succeeds every time. The opposite can be said about the number of definitions for a given noun. The more there are, the more valuable is each one.