Kepler or not, we'll find life
Meg Urry says loss of the planet-finding Kepler satellite would be huge for NASA, which is furiously trying to fix it--but one way or another, it's a matter of time before we find signs of life on other worlds
Mon, 20 May 2013 11:22:21 EDT
Use money to buy happier time
Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton write that people pass up opportunities to spend their money to avoid disagreeable tasks
Mon, 20 May 2013 09:27:14 EDT
What of Obama's promise?
Julian Zelizer says that Obama, like many before him, chose to work within the system to get things done rather than lead transformative change.
Mon, 20 May 2013 09:27:22 EDT
For Obama, no more Mr. Nice Media
Howard Kurtz says with scandals over IRS, Benghazi and, especially, the administration's scrutiny of AP phone records, the press has turned on the president.
Fri, 17 May 2013 14:20:40 EDT
Obama won't let media do their job
"Government should be transparent. Transparency promotes accountability and provides information for citizens about what their Government is doing. ... My Administration will take appropriate action, consistent with law and policy, to disclose information rapidly in forms that the public can readily find and use." -- President Barack Obama, memo to heads of executive departments and agencies, 2009
Wed, 15 May 2013 12:49:55 EDT
Don't lower DUI threshold
LZ Granderson says instead of reducing the blood alcohol content threshold, how about enforcing existing laws better?
Thu, 16 May 2013 09:12:14 EDT
Our 'hookup culture'
Romance may be getting short shrift among college students these days, replaced instead with quick "hookups" devoid of any real emotion, a new book argues.
Thu, 16 May 2013 09:12:31 EDT
GOP using Benghazi to smear
Donna Brazile says lack of transparency and due process at GOP-led hearings shows their true intent: To damage Clinton's presidential prospects, and Obama's credibility
Wed, 15 May 2013 20:07:55 EDT
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