August 10, 2014 Archive August 2014

Bring back the dark: How our overuse of artificial light is changing nighttime for the worse

The lost art of passwords: What we lost when hackers conquered the Internet

"Dr. Internet is always dangerous": How the Internet has altered health, journalism, education

Sweat pants, booze and other stages of unemployment

Miley Cyrus murdered "twerk": When does slang finally die?

State TV in Iran reports small passenger plane crashes in capital, Tehran; unknown casualties

The West’s selective amnesia: Gaza, the war on terror and the paradox of human rights

War is turning us into Facebook monsters

Jon Stewart is not enough: The curse of centrism, and why the Tea Party keeps rolling "Daily Show" Democrats

Something very strange is happening in Miami

Silicon Valley's dismal hiring record needs to change

NASCAR star Tony Stewart drops out of race day after accidentally killing competitor

What's scary about Ebola, reasons not to fear it

Walgreens caves on tax-dodging scheme

White students no longer to be majority in school

Thousands of Iraqi Yazidis escape to Syria after Kurdish rescue

Desegregating New York City: The amazing pre-Civil War history of public transit integration in the North

Tensions flare between protestors and police following killing of unarmed teen

How to survive the next plague: Why we're unprepared for the outbreak of a super-virus

David Vitter: Cancer prevention, wildlife nonprofits are "bogus propaganda disguised as science"

Enough bogus plagiarism scandals! "True Detective," Rick Perlstein and our obsession with intellectual theft

Hillary Clinton blames rise of ISIS on Obama “failure” to intervene in Syria civil war

I was an invisible woman

Laura Ingraham's epiphany: "Iraq is worse than before we went in"

The truth about Bitcoin addiction

This tweet perfectly encapsulates NASCAR's botched response to the Tony Stewart controversy

Rand Paul gets schooled: Libertarian fantasies don't help kids learn -- teachers do