Trying to Make Sense of Our Democracy

iFreeze Eggs

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3 days ago

Women of Silicon Valley will soon be receiving a new perk. Two giants of technology, Apple and Facebook, will soon start covering for...

Celebrate What?

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5 days ago

In the face of discrimination, the ethnic group rallied around its most famous historic member, indirectly prompting the creation of...

One Crisis Down… 3,190,823 To Go…

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7 days ago

The recent crisis of immigrant children flooding across the US might have ebbed a bit... but there are many more border crises available...

Midterm Malaise

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7 days ago

Believe it or not, there's a national election coming up in a few weeks. Don't worry, if you haven't been tuned in to the race so...

The Secret Service Setbacks

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1 week ago

It's not a secret that the Secret Service is in the dumps. Last week the Director resigned, leaving us thinking - what's next for...

Mum on Marriage

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1 week ago

The Supreme Court took a new approach to same-sex marriage Monday It shut up.  The nation's highest authority for determining the meaning...

Ooops, John Oliver!

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1 week ago

A few weeks ago, the HBO program Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (which is an excellent comedy/news/investigative journalism show that...

A Sober Way to Talk About Beer

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1 week ago

It's Oktoberfest! You know what that means... Lots of Beer! Beer! Beer!...  Often called in laymen terms “the German St. Patrick’s...

From Bad to MERS

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2 weeks ago

If you've turned on almost any news source, chances are you've gotten an earful and a half about the death of Thomas Duncan--the first...

Fall in Ferguson

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2 weeks ago

The weather may be cooling, but the situation in Ferguson is still at the boiling point.  Between continuing arrests, a police chief...

Talk about Nauseating…

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2 weeks ago

Well, this might take awhile to live down. As it turns out, Thomas Duncan, now the first man in the U.S. with the Ebola virus, could've...

Baby Inequality

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2 weeks ago

Who is talking about income inequality? Just about everyone.  President Obama is talking about it. Senator Ted Cruz is talking about it....

Homemade Assault Rifles

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2 weeks ago

You think your home inkjet printer is causing you problems? That's nothing like the problems we all might have when peolple start...

Wide Awake in Hong Kong

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3 weeks ago

Another day, another protest. Yawn.  That is So last January.  But, if something as trite as the future of China grabs your...

Do You Know How to Live Longer?

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3 weeks ago

It all started in September 1921 with 1,500 children. Dr. Lewis Terman of Stanford University met with children to find signs of...