February 02, 2015 Archive February 2015

Marriage after her mastectomy

Why smoking pot feels so good: New neuroscience explains marijuana and the brain

Divine genius does not exist: Hard work, not magical inspiration, is essence of creativity

How climate change affects different regions of the country differently

Katy Perry's jumble of sugar and spice: Unwrapping the complicated appeal of this year's Super Bowl half-time star

Lindsay Lohan spoofs her DUI history in Super Bowl car insurance ad

Walter White returns as a "sorta" pharmacist in drug-themed Super Bowl ad

Nationwide manipulates our emotions with two vastly different Super Bowl commercials

The glory of porn without pictures

"Don't b*tch": Watch your feisty elders dispense life advice in this amazing Dodge Super Bowl ad

Deconstruct the Super Bowl with the "Portlandia" feminist bookstore clerks

Patriots beat Seahawks to take home Super Bowl victory

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye dish out the science of the Super Bowl

Katy Perry roared through her spectacle-heavy Super Bowl half-time show

Super Bowl XLIX was the year of "dad-vertising"

Quotations in the News

"Neoliberal corporate education reform"?: Howard Dean on Teach for America, teachers' unions and the politics of false choices

EXCLUSIVE: My "delightful" conversation with GOP's top hawk John Bolton

Krugman applauds Obama budget for bucking "craven and irresponsible" fixation on the long run

Pete Carroll made the worst play call in Super Bowl history and we're not over it

Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother

The most epic lip-sync battle ever: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart and Jimmy Fallon take it to the next level

The Super Bowl was a win for feminism

Would Mike Huckabee's "gay friends" please stand up?

Hottest year on record: The real reason why 2014 was so remarkable

Scott Walker’s con game: Why his university cuts will hurt students and over-worked adjuncts the most

Chris Christie's disgraceful anti-vaxx talking point: Parents should have a "choice" (UPDATED)

Packaged toddler food has way too much salt and added sugar

Nationwide issues statement about its depressing Super Bowl ad

Ted Cruz scalded by sick Mitch McConnell burn

Sorry, dudebros: Sarah Silverman's "sorry, it's a boy" Super Bowl ad isn't sexist

"That's how you got addicted to heroin": The strangest Super Bowl spot we've ever seen

EXCLUSIVE: "A lot of the criticism was bulls**t": Nate Silver sounds off on 2014, 2016 & FiveThirtyEight's haters

Laura Ingraham's astonishing ignorance: "I just don't think [measles] is that big of a deal"

"Selma" star David Oyelowo: Black actors are generally celebrated for being "subservient"

Alabama lawmaker offers what may be the dumbest anti-gay marriage argument yet

Libertarians hijacked the right: How free-market zealots doomed American conservatism

The facts Fox News leaves out: Here's the real story about Mitt Romney's poverty conversion

Life after Mitt: How the 2016 GOP field, unbelievably, just got even worse

5 worst right-wing moments of the week — Palin & Trump declare war on Bill O'Reilly

WSJ's blatant dishonesty: Why its support of Obamacare's legal challenge is so twisted

Dancing palm trees reveal the truth about Katy Perry's sharks in this delightful Reddit AMA

Christie's bizarre record on "choice": Why his views on vaccines and abortion show he's lost touch