July 28, 2014 Archive July 2014

Watch the heartwarming trailer for "Batkid Begins"

Confused Cats Against Feminism Tumblr is the best response to Women Against Feminism

"God doesn't live here": A year in the murder capital of the world

This is the best gay character on television: How "Masters of Sex" gets the tragedy of 1950s gay life right

Edwidge Danticat interviews Katia Ulysse: "Rich stays here. Poor stays there. That’s the Haiti I’ve always known"

"Whisky Tango Foxtrot": A techno-thriller with a soul

What I learned from dating someone in an open marriage

10 reasons to be excited about sex as you get older

10 Things to Know for Monday

List of proposed new VA medical facilities

Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

The right's dinosaur fetish: Why the Koch brothers are obsessed with paleontology

6 worst right-wing moments of the week — Michele Bachmann is back with a vengeance

Rupert Murdoch's latest plot for world domination is absolutely terrifying

Must-see morning clip: John Oliver wants us to take better care of our nuclear weapons

John Oliver demands that Vladimir Putin bring back those space geckos

Paul Krugman denounces "inversion," corporate America's latest "outrageous" scheme

Katniss leads the rebellion in "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I" teaser trailer

Take a look at the blog that is going to help end rape culture

Listen to a cover of "Another One Bites the Dust," performed by floppy disks

The truth about sleep: You aren't getting nearly enough of it

Ted Cruz also preventing U.S. from filling diplomat roles, for kicks

Erick Erickson says globe's problems due to Obama’s “malicious hostility toward the world order”

Cosmo finally has sex tips for lesbians

Grain mixed, livestock higher

Why impeachment talk won’t stop: GOP won’t shut up about it

NPR "Tell Me More" host Michel Martin's essay is essential reading on the issues women of color face

How sex got its soundtrack: The X-rated history of "boom-chicka-wah-wah"

Boehner's impeachment trap: How the speaker set himself up for embarrassment

GOP's 30-year spin job is over: Why we are not a center-right nation

The worst ebola outbreak in history just keeps getting worse

Satanists want Hobby Lobby-style religious exemption from anti-choice counseling laws

Ukrainian official: Black boxes show MH17 went down due to "massive explosive decompression"

House GOP's sudden attempt to "show it can govern": Are you kidding?

Sam Harris: Why don't I criticize Israel?

"I actually liked your book. I mean, I didn't end up finishing it ..."

New Republic/Ivy League hypocrisy watch: We all went to elite schools, but you shouldn't!

Thanks to sea level rise, floods are a lot more annoying than they used to be

McDonald's pulls all meat from China after expired food scandal

Gregory punts on poverty: The "Meet the Press" host blew his "exclusive" interview with Paul Ryan

OkCupid: We treat our users like lab rats and it is awesome

I hate when my husband tries to be a "cool dad": Why you shouldn't believe the new Cheerios commercial

Trying to orgasm? Think sexy thoughts

The "Ted Cruz is smart" trap: Why this garbage is false -- and dangerous

Sarah Palin's new TV network shows just how far her star has fallen

Here's what Stephen A. Smith should have said to apologize for his domestic violence ignorance

Federal court strikes down Virginia's marriage equality ban, case may head to Supreme Court

The best of #PalinTVShows: 13 wacky ideas for Sarah Palin's scary new video channel

Laura Ingraham is "keeping an open mind" about becoming a politician

Break up the states! The case for the United Statelets of America

Israeli military says 9 soldiers killed in Gaza war in separate attacks as violence mounts

Will robot orgasms make actual sex obsolete?

Comcast's sales push: The "painful" customer service call was just the tip of the iceberg

CNN uses news coverage of fugitive's death to promotes its show "The Hunt"

Were the dinosaurs doomed? Some say maybe not