On first read, the early descriptions of Fox's The Orville sounded like a great idea. A space comedy by Seth MacFarlane in the vein of Galaxy Quest was something that was missing from the glut of TV science-fiction (with apologies to...Show More Summary
In case you missed it in Week 10 of the NFL season: There are more curious concussion cases for the league to review
Authored by Carmen Reinhart via Project Syndicate, Usually, a sudden stop in capital inflows sparks a currency crash, sometimes a banking crisis, and quite often a sovereign default. Why, then, has the worldwide incidence of sovereign...Show More Summary
Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, “The Cost of Missing the Market Boom is Skyrocketing”, says a Bloomberg headline today. That must be the scariest headline I’ve seen in quite a while. For starters, it’s misleading,...Show More Summary
A skeptical look at a defense of stock market valuations.
"The Cost of Missing the Market Boom is Skyrocketing", says a Bloomberg headline today. That must be the scariest headline I've seen in quite a while. For starters, it's misleading, because people who ‘missed' the boom haven't lost anything...Show More Summary
Yesterday, The Atlantic’s Emily Yoffe finished her indispensable three-part series on campus sexual assault by examine (as much as she could) the “question of race” in campus adjudications. I say “as much as she could” because it turns out that there actually isn’t much good data on the racial impact of campus policies. Show More Summary
See what the "Dragonstone" director had to say about the curious case of the missing dialog.
UFC Fight Night featured a heavyweight main event against the surging Derrick Lewis and hit or miss Travis Browne. Now that description of Browne isn’t to insult the man. He’s still one of the best heavyweight fighters out there. But lately he hasn’t been able to hit the mark. Show More Summary
Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is The unbelievable Baby-Man: What you may have missed on Sunday Kos... Obama's farewell address: This is how you make America stronger, by Ian Reifowitz A curious case of Archie Bunker syndrome, by Propane...Show More Summary
WORK smarter, not harder. It is one of the more irritating things that a boss can tell you. But at the macroeconomic level, it is important.
The NFL announced recently that it would fine teams for posting "unapproved video" on social media during games. The rule is set to go into effect on Wednesday, but the Carolina Panthers' social media team appeared to test the waters...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) In case you missed it, I’m taking the liberty of reposting this from Friday morning in slightly revised form to draw attention to my City Journal column “The curious case of Ilhan Omar.” On August 30 I sat down with Preya Samsundar to talk about her work on the Ilhan Omar story. Show More Summary
Another month is in the books, and if you’re curious — or you missed anything — here were our most-read posts of July 2016. You will not be surprised by the first. Everything Patsy and Edina wore on six seasons of Absolutely Fabulous. Even if you didn’t watch the show, there are laugh-out-loud outfits. It might Read More...
A minor scandal broke out in Washington earlier this week after a Fox News reporter discovered that a portion of his 2013 exchange with former State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki about the Iran nuclear deal had disappeared from its website.
THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE MISSING IRANIAN NUKE TALKS VIDEO AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT: Watch the video disappear in a flash and then—presto-chango!—magically reappear!
Is this an anti-viral marketing campaign?
What a great couple of days! So many accomplishments – We crossed our first state border into NC, and we crossed the 100 mile mark! Most importantly I am feeling healthy and loving this hike. Before I get into new updates, here’s a quick recap of the night in Hiawassee: – I ate a one......
Even as US crude oil inventories just hit a fresh record high for another week, both in Cushing and across all other regions, a more curious accumulation of excess oil inventory has emerged: according to the IEA, global oil production exceeded consumption by just over 1 billion barrels in 2014 and 2015. Show More Summary
A group of astronomers perplexed by missing asteroids in the central region of the solar system believe they figured out what happened. The team originally set out to create an improved model of NEOs, or near-Earth objects, using observations of the known 9,000 NEOs. Show More Summary