October 05, 2014 Archive October 2014

A mystery Darwin couldn't solve: It's not what the religious right thinks

Vegas area poised to get EPA clean air designation

"Adventures of Pete & Pete" forever! "It’s really weird to put out a record in 1999 and tour 15 years later"

Don't be duped by "Bolaño": The dangers of the unauthorized biography

My doomed mission to make her happy

Hits and errors: A daily look at MLB postseason

This is our new Constitution: How we fix gun rights, the Supreme Court, inequality -- and foster true democracy

Cornel West: "The state of Black America in the age of Obama has been one of desperation, confusion and capitulation"

Genius grant or TED talk: Does a MacArthur grant make a genius smarter?

Sovereign citizen's property fetches $52,445 at county auction

The dark side of perfectionism

How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

"Saturday Night Live" imagines ebola sequel to "Fault In Our Stars"

"Saturday Night Live" has Obama pin ISIS blame on social media

Supreme Court clerk: Plum job for legal elite

"The last days of American civilization": How the NYC subway became a potent (but erroneous) metaphor

Sarah Silverman encounters a younger Sarah Silverman in hilarious SNL monologue

I beat my fear of HIV: How a miracle drug changed my life as a gay man

Why voters don't care more about income inequality

Water is the new oil: How corporations took over a basic human right

Why the GOP hates U.S. history: Inconvenient truths that freak out American conservatives

The climate movement is heating up faster than the planet

Tickle gizzard and the pleasure pivot: A history of sex slang and the coolest ancient dirty words

Why Big Tobacco keeps demolishing the FDA in federal court

Captured Mexican drug lord was hunted by U.S. agents

Our science-fiction apocalypse: Meet the scientists trying to predict the end of the world