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Your iPhone addiction will rot your kid’s brain: Put your devices away, moms and dads

iPads and other devices aren't really interactive. An expert on the need to read to kids

My adventures in Hemingway: How I lived out a novel at odds with the modern world

As a young man in Europe, I immersed myself in the work of a master. What I learned changed me forever

Make wine and kill the king: The legendary vineyard at the heart of a grand European conspiracy

How the world's greatest bottle of wine was swept up in the plot to overthrow the French monarchy

“Kiss my behind, King Cetewayo”: The secret hilarity of untranslated foreign-language movie lines

When foreign actors are told to say words in their native language for "authenticity," this is what happens

Walsh Plagiarism Scandal Won’t Be Easy to Leave Behind

U.S. Army War College opens investigation while GOP campaign arm jumps on the story.

People’s War in India Clippings 26/7/2014

Reds kill two ahead of Martyrs’ Week KORAPUT: Maoists on Friday killed two persons, including a village headman, in Malkangiri district on charges of working as police informers, a day after special director general of BSF B D Sharma visited the district to take stock of ongoing anti-Naxalite operations ahead of Martyrs’ Week [...]

Leading civil rights groups just sold out on net neutrality

The who's who of the civil rights community claims regulators would somehow “harm communities of color.” Here's why

Why law school’s love affair with economics is terrible for the American legal system

Law schools are putting more and more emphasis on a cash-crazed free market ideology. Here's what's at stake

Ted Nugent’s “history of racist and hate-filled remarks” has finally caught up with him

Due to growing complaints over the rock singer's racist past, an Idaho tribe has canceled a show. More may follow

Strange bedfellows: Putin, the Chomskyite left and the ghosts of the Cold War

So-called radicals who side with the Russian despot on Ukraine are stuck in a poisoned Cold War narrative

The Science Behind the World's Greatest Athletes

At the 1964 Winter Olympics, Eero Mäntyranta won the 15 kilometer cross-country skiing competition by a whopping 40 seconds—a margin of victory that has never been equaled. That same year, he won the 30 kilometer race by a full minute. Show More Summary

Israel is not my birthright

I was raised to think the country was ours by divine right. But this horror has challenged even my deepest beliefs

From “Sweet Home Chicago” to “Yesterday,” the most-covered songs in history

Okay, "Happy Birthday" might be the most over-covered tune ever. But these songs are in the running, too

Broken Bells: The songs on our album came from weird places

The indie rock duo talks their second album, "After the Disco," and the dark image it paints of the future

Too big to fail banks want to make amends with poor people

Bank of America and others claim they want to offer poor people low-cost banking services. Don't hold your breath

Musician Jenny Lewis on "Sipping the Kool-Aid" of Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Jenny Lewis, the musician best-known for fronting Rilo Kiley and singing in the Postal Service, has a packed schedule at the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City, but she never gives off the impression that she's in a rush....Show More Summary

Resurrection of the Lerner Emails: IRS Commissioner Says Some May Be Recovered

“At this point, I have no information as to whether there’s anything usable on those tapes,” Koskinen says.

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