Economist Tyler Cowen wants to compare life expectancies
Dickens, Santa Claus, or kids? Sphere's Paul Yeager probes the mythology
Eugene Robinson makes a strong case for the former Alaska governor
Bush got plenty done with 55 votes; Obama's struggling with 60
A report suggests anxiety and inequality drive us toward faith
Video games, poker, and sex can form destructive habits, too
A columnist pins rising skepticism of climate change on the oil lobby
Why his ideas could be "dangerous," "unworkable" and exactly what Republicans need
The crooner pled guilty to assault--should that be the end of his music career?
Stats-genius Nate Silver wonders why he keeps getting it wrong
Alexander Howard thinks the media is "going through its own Reformation"
'Team Edward:' one-sided power play or every girl's fantasy?
One pundit would like her to go the way of Dan Quayle -- to oblivion
Meghan McCain says harsh criticism dissuades young women from seeking office
A cat in Iowa is diagnosed with the dreaded disease, how may more pets will follow?
James Kwak asks if it's moral for his demographic to have higher earnings
Save space, money and sanity by keeping "uninformed angry rants" online
'Miracle Worker,' a play about Helen Keller, draws criticism for its casting
Water resources in disputed Kashmir will become more important
Joanne Weiner asks us to imagine we had to pay it all back in one year
A security studies professor suggests alarmism is more dangerous than nuclearism
Going Rouge, a liberal takedown, will debut on the same day as Going Rogue
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