February 08, 2015 Archive February 2015

Chaos of the human brain: How our random thoughts inspire genius — and self-destruction

Jay Smooth: Marshawn Lynch is the greatest American hero of our modern age

The mysteries of chili heat: Why people love the pain

Brian Williams temporarily steps aside: "I have decided to take myself off of my daily broadcast"

“People enjoy talking sh*t”: Metallica's Kirk Hammett defends "Lulu," the band's daring and notorious Lou Reed album

We never escape teenage crushes: The Beatles, One Direction and what our early obsessions teach us about love

Real-life "Thorn Birds": I married a priest

The price I pay to write

Trial comes for Marine accused of killing 'American Sniper'

Trial comes for Marine accused of killing 'American Sniper'

Police: Mall shooting targeted 1 of 3 victims; gunman sought

America's hip-hop travesty: How rap lyrics are being used in court -- to police black speech

It's time to fight religion: Toxic drivel, useful media idiots, and the real story about faith and violence

Yes, we're stuck with Hillary: But we don't need an Elizabeth Warren-esque savior for a battle of ideas

The sad unraveling of Richard Dawkins

Marsh Arabs

"It was a dream": Haunting images capture a lost world

Harper Lee and America's silent abuse epidemic

The day Roger Ebert saved my life

"Fascism is rising in America": The Koch brothers and democracy's dispiriting demise

"American Sniper's" sinister philosophy: Pro-war propaganda wrapped in moral truth

The 7 biggest presidential sex scandals in American history