Science

Proven by Science: There Is No Such Thing as "Hookup Culture"
August 13, 2013

You’d think that sixteen years of Catholic education would’ve inured me to watching middle-aged adults freak out about sex.

Academic Journal: Does Your Period Affect Your Politics?
The long history of sexist pseudo-science grows a little longer
August 11, 2013

In June, Psychological Science, an academic monthly that calls itself the "the highest ranked empirical journal in psychology," published a peer-reviewed article titled "The Fluctuating Female Vote: Politics, Religion and the Ovulatory Cycle." Lead-a

No, Science Doesn't Have All the Answers
August 07, 2013

Kibbitzing with Leon Wieseltier on scientism, threats to the humanities, and the highbrow/lowbrow wars.

Science Is Not Your Enemy
An impassioned plea to neglected novelists, embattled professors, and tenure-less historians
August 06, 2013

A plea for an intellectual truce.

The Chewing Sound and the Fury
What if small, everyday noises ruined your life?
July 18, 2013

What if small, everyday noises ruined your life?

The New Puritans
When did liberals become so uptight?
July 15, 2013

When I read last month that voters in Portland, Oregon, had defeated a bill that would have fluoridated their drinking water, I was reminded of my first experience with an anti-fluoridation wacko.

Does a Popular Form of In Vitro Fertilization Cause Autism?
July 04, 2013

There’s been a lot of chatter these past few weeks about an Atlantic article by Jean Twenge called “How Long Can You Wait to Have a Baby?” In it she debunks some of the research underlying the claim that women’s fertility declines steeply after 35.

The Volume-Driven Life
Imagine how much happier you’d be if you could just adjust the sound
July 04, 2013

Imagine how much happier you’d be if you could just adjust the sound.

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