The stereotype of the doofus dad rears its head, yet again
He was unable to tell the complete truth to those who deserved it
As the second MLB doping scandal shows, there are not enough disincentives to play clean in the first place
Playing video games can improve girls’ spatial skills — an important contributor to career success
The royals aren’t just garish anachronisms, but the living link to histories of misrule and injustice
Female monarchs are like male emerald swallowtails — more rare and fun to look at
The sex lives of most college students aren’t all that different from those of their parents or grandparents
Is the Duchess of Cambridge prepared for the post-partum quarterbacking?
The President took a political risk because the spiritual and moral risk of not speaking to black pain was too great
Evidence that smoking in public places endangers the health of others is weak, even while the argument against smoking is strong
By now you’re no doubt aware that Robert Galbraith, the unknown author of a new detective novel called The Cuckoo’s Calling, is actually J.K. Rowling, gazillion-selling Harry Potter creator and epoch-making publishing phenom. …
Objections to Rolling Stone’s article about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have ranged from the fact that the coverage humanizes Tsarnaev to the choice of photo to the fact that Rolling Stone usually, though not always, puts a celebrity on its cover. Here, four compelling arguments from those who have voiced disapproval:
1. In a July 17 letter …
To boycott Rolling Stone‘s cover story is to say that we are unwilling, as a society, to cope with difficult questions.