May 16, 2021 Archive May 2021

Alphonse Bertillon and the troubling pursuit of human metrics

DHS releases national terrorism alert, says domestic extremists could strike as COVID rules ease

"I'm tired of this sh*t": Eric Swalwell blasts 'marauding goon' Marjorie Taylor Greene

Harry Truman, antisemitism and Israel: On the Jewish state and the Jewish vote

When the line between life and death is "a little bit fuzzy"

For physically disabled parents, COVID’s trials are amplified

Everything you wanted to know about food poisoning but were too busy puking to ask

Liz Cheney says Republican colleagues voted her out because of 'threats on their lives'

From political protest to perceived slights, 7 reasons why actors have rejected their awards

No masking Americans' confusion over new CDC guidance in "SNL" cold open

Behind the saga of Biden and Trump lies the fight for democracy around the world

"Meet the Press" gets heated as Chuck Todd spars with Dan Crenshaw over GOP's slide into Trumpism

10 vegetables that thrive in pots — no garden required

The quest for "perfect parenting" is screwing us all

For the EPA, a moment of reckoning

"The Nevers" is proof that cancel culture isn't really canceling the right people

Far right pundits celebrate Israeli bombing of AP, BBC, Al Jazeera offices in Gaza

CBS host confronts Israel's Netanyahu: Is violence in Gaza a plot "to stay in power"?

Tortilla española, mi cariño: An ode to the simple, perfect Spanish omelet

This flower arrangement is actually a cheese plate

Do octopuses have souls? "My Octopus Teacher" and the question of octopus consciousness