August 18, 2014 Archive August 2014

9 incredible lessons in parenting from around the world

Does indie film have a future? Blockbuster culture, critics, social media and the next Philip Seymour Hoffman

Captain Johnson to Michael Brown's family: "I wear this uniform, and I should stand up here and say that I’m sorry"

Portrait of a self-published author: Drac Von Stoller's invisible literary empire

Our weird robot apocalypse: How paper clips could bring about the end of the world

Dating while losing my hearing

We might all be having sex with robots soon

10 Things to Know for Monday

Report: Autopsy of Michael Brown shows he was shot at least 6 times

Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson

Iraq state TV says Iraqi forces, Kurdish troops have retaken Mosul dam from Islamic militants

Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson

10 Things to Know for Today

Obamacare's grave danger: Here's how a future GOP president could kill it

Paul Ryan's newest deceit: Why his hot new book has the same old shtick

Ferguson divides the right: Conservatives split on blaming the police or the New Black Panthers

Wingnuts' sad dream to be cool: Why they worship Reagan and the military

Paul Krugman on the "scary prospects" of more war

5 worst right-wing moments of the week — Laura Ingraham's awful Ferguson claims

The truth about "gluten snobs"

Bourbon production reaches high point since '70s

Missouri governor will deploy National Guard to Ferguson

Must-see morning clip: John Oliver wants to take "unnecessary military equipment" away from Ferguson police

The Houston Zoo shows off its adorable new baby giraffe

Science behind superheroes: Biologist explores the Hulk and Captain America

Beyoncé covers "Bang Bang" in HBO's "On the Run Tour" teaser

More Fergusons are coming: Why paramilitary hysteria is dooming America

Rick Perry's indictment is bad for Democrats: A Texas perspective

Satire shouldn't come with a warning label

Virginity pledges are very confusing for men

It's really hard to prevent campus sexual assault when rapists don't see themselves as rapists

Tear-gassing cops' new opponent: Why Gun Owners of America wants reform

J.K. Rowling writes a story featuring minor "Harry Potter" character, the "Singing Sorceress"

False facts and the conservative distortion machine: It's much more than just Fox News

"Captivated" director: Pamela Smart is not the demonic ice princess that the media created

My heartbreaking Wal-Mart story: How working there devastated my family

Fox contributor defends Ferguson shooter: "Bullets go that way"

This massive solar plant is incinerating birds mid-flight

More love, more rights

"We thought we'd be safe": Islan Nettles, the New Jersey 4 and the illusion of security for LGBTQ people of color

Real-life Transformers: Harvard scientist created a swarm of shape-shifting coin-size robots

Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss on coining a new genre called "sci-feelings"

Report: Hackers break into hospital network, steal 4.5 million patient records

The right's "race lobby" trash: Why WSJ's Ferguson explanation is absurd

Dear celebrities: Here is how to make your Ice Bucket Challenge video stand out

Spineless frauds exposed by Ferguson: Where pols really stand on militarized cops

NYC Council speaker fights stigma with tweet sharing her HPV status

Egalitarian relationships could threaten workplace equality

Brace yourself for the Nutella shortage

Whites, Republicans less likely to say that Ferguson shooting raises racial issues

RIP Shama: National Zoo euthanizes its beloved red panda

Why did Ireland deny a suicidal woman an abortion?

Supreme Court's gay encore: Why the marriage equality battle is not over yet

Ohio anti-abortion activist wants to outlaw public nudity (including breastfeeding)