On Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s lust for blood-sport.
Tuesday, December 17
Sunday, December 15
Saturday, December 14
“If I were a bitch, I’d be in love with Biff Truesdale. Biff is perfect. He’s friendly, good-looking, rich, famous, and in excellent physical condition. He almost never drools.”
Tuesday, December 10
A battle against an invasive breed of ants has begun in Texas. It also might be over already.
Friday, December 6
Thursday, December 5
On recreational genetics, privacy and the new vulnerability of family secrets.
Monday, December 2
Friday, November 29
A Bosnian social psychologist who studies guilt and responsibility in the collective memory (and denial) of Sreberbica, which is “among the most scientifically documented mass killings in history.”
Monday, November 25
A former teacher on what students lose when elementary schools skimp on science.
Sunday, November 24
The fight to vaccinate children in the border regions between Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of an attempt to eradicate polio worldwide.