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Physiognomy of eyebrows: lots of surprisingly fascinating eyebrow interpretation tips from the 16th century and from the Victorians. France Is Letting  14-Year-Olds Drive This Tiny Electric Car. The Inventor of  Underwear with Pockets. Watch...Show More Summary

Harry Reid Heads into the Sunset

After insisting for months he would run for re-election, Senate minority leader Harry Reid is calling it quits and retiring next year. In 2013, Roll Call reported that Reid had told them he’d like to stay in the Senate leadership till 2022, when he would be 82. Show More Summary

Reid's Retirement

One reason Senator Reid is giving for not running again may shed more light on his decision than he intended: He also said he was worried his race would consume campaign money that would be needed in other competitive states as Democrats...Show More Summary

A Sick and Twisted Culture

Tonight, the New York Philharmonic premiered a work by John Adams. Adams is probably the most famous and important composer in the world (classical composer). His new work is Scheherazade.2, a “dramatic symphony for violin and orchestra.” Before the performance, Adams himself took a microphone and spoke to the audience about the work. Show More Summary

Will's Take: Saudi Arabian Intervention in Yemen Is Good News for U.S.

George Will thinks Americans should be glad to hear Saudi Arabia is intervening in Yemen. But Fox News’ Chris Wallace did not appear to fully understand. On Thursday’s Special Report, Wallace noted that the Obama administration both supports...Show More Summary

Prince Charles's Letters to be Released. Kingship Compromised?

From the Washington Post: LONDON — Britain’s highest court cleared the way for 27 private letters written by Prince Charles to government ministers to be made public, the contents of which could prove deeply embarrassing for the royal...Show More Summary

On that Vietnam Women's Memorial Photo . . .

Another photo — this one not of a dress — has the Internet abuzz. On Tuesday, Matthew Munson, an Ohio tourist visiting the nation’s capital, posted to his Facebook page a photograph he snapped, showing two young girls scrambling atop...Show More Summary

The Spin Doctors Who Saved Terry McAuliffe's Campaign Are Now Joining Team Clinton

Two of the leading minds tasked with saving Terry McAuliffe’s 2013 Virginia gubernatorial bid from controversy over his shady business dealings will likely serve prominent roles in Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Robby MookShow More Summary

Walker's Flip-Flop-Flip on Amnesty?

The Wall Street Journal’s Reid Epstein is up with a report that, if true — and it is well sourced — will prove very troubling for Scott Walker on the campaign trail. Epstein writes that Walker “told a private dinner of New HampshireShow More Summary

Things Really Seem to Be Going Great with These Iran Negotiations

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in exchange for limits on centrifuge work and research and development at other sites,...Show More Summary

Luis Gutierrez Forced to Flee Immigration Event by Anti-Amnesty Activists

Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D., Ill) was probably expecting a warmer reception to his Spanish-only immigration town hall at the University of Southern California on Saturday. But the lawmaker’s tireless advocacy for President Obama’s...Show More Summary

‘Doc Fix’ Bill Passes By Huge Margin

392–37. Maybe it’s simple-minded of me, but the vote count seems to me to cut against the leadership’s claims about how much of a win this is for entitlement reform.

Pete King vs. Ted Cruz

I can’t be the only Arrested Development fan who read about this and was put in mind of this (disclosure).

Inspector General Report: DEA Agents Allegedly Held 'Sex Parties' with Prostitutes at Overseas Office

Several Drug Enforcement Administration agents attended “sex parties” with prostitutes while working at an overseas office, according to a report from the Justice Department’s inspector general.    “The misconduct occurred for several years while these special agents held Top Secret clearances,” the report says. Show More Summary

Bowe Bergdahl and Our Leaders' Lost Honor

Desertion is a very old story in the history of armies and armed conflict. Soldiers deserted from the Continental Army, from the Union Army, from the American armies in World War I and World War II — yet those armies fought on, fought well, and prevailed. Show More Summary

Hannan and Fund Sign on NR's 2015 Alaska Cruise

Everyone’s favorite Euroskeptic this side of Nigel Farage (it’s hard to get on the other side of him), Daniel Hannan, has finally given the aye-aye — he will be joining us (which should include — you! and your family!) this July 18th to the 25th on the National Review 2015 Alaska Summer Cruise. We’re ecstatic. Show More Summary

'Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Hero for Our Time'

I wrote my Politico column today on Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and how she should be a feminist hero, but isn’t (she’s no Lena Dunham, after all): Ayaan  Hirsi  Ali should be the perfect feminist hero.  Viewed from a certain level of abstraction,...Show More Summary

Chevron Shakedown Update: Sharon Stone Embarrasses Ecuador

The actress is in a legal tussle with MCSquared PR, the U.S. firm hired by Ecuador and spending big bucks to get A-list celebrities on planes heading to South America, where they can support the regime’s notorious “Dirty Hand of Chevron” campaign. Show More Summary

MSNBC Grills WH's Josh Earnest: 'Is Yemen Still a Success Story? Can You Say That?'

MSNBC hosts Mika Brzezinski and Chris Jansing lit into White House press secretary Josh Earnest over his administration’s continued insistence that Yemen is a counter-terror success story, even as the U.S.-backed president flees theShow More Summary

Desperate ‘Godfather’ Panders: Might Name Airport after Obama

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel will say just about anything to round up support for his April 7 runoff election, in which he faces city councilman Chuy Garcia. At a forum last night he was asked why he dropped plans to name a new high school after his former boss, President Obama, and a parkway after the late African-American pastor Arthur Brazier. Show More Summary

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