"A political party that conducts open primaries is a political party just begging to be hijacked by the loudest voice in the room and/or ratfcked by any half-witted operative on the other side."
The painful search for China’s missing children slowly gains momentum
Carl Icahn’s Failed Raid on Washington
A C-SPAN caller confessed his racism to a black guest. A year later, he called back to say how he’d changed.
Here's the OTHER crazy YA scandal of the week. Make sure you keep reading until Ian Somerhalder pops up. Yes, that Ian Somerhalder. Meet John Smelcer, Native American Literature’s “Living Con Job”
Don't do this! Asia’s Harry Potter obsession poses threat to owls
Heh: Even the Dumbest Us Weekly Headlines Look Great In New Yorker Font
Japan Unveils a Buddhist Funeral Robot
Whoa: Mathematical secrets of ancient tablet unlocked after nearly a century of study
Lives of 18th Century British Troops Unfold in Upstate New York