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  • Can conservatives be fixed scientifically?

     Can conservatives be fixed scientifically?
    Thanks to learned scientists, I've discovered that I suffer from a mental problem afflicting millions of Americans. It's not really a disease. It's more like a peculiarity, one that irritates polite society, yet may be corrected with surgery to the...
  • Corporations Not Individuals

    Paul LaRocca's recent letter regarding corporate rights and limitations brings to mind the entire issue surrounding the court's decision that corporations are entities akin to people. To me that would suggest that every individual in a corporation/...
  • John Kass: Researchers diagnose conservatism, but is there a cure?

    Thanks to learned scientists, I've discovered that I suffer from a mental problem afflicting millions of Americans. It's not really a disease. It's more like a peculiarity, one that irritates polite society yet may be corrected with surgery to the...
  • 2014 Tour start one of hardest ever - Prudhomme

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Grand Depart of the Tour de France in England in July will be one of the toughest ever with rivals for overall victory jostling for early ascendancy from the word go, according to race director Christian Prudhomme. The opening...
  • Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories

     Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories
    We all have things we'd like to forget — being the victim of a crime, a bad relationship, an embarrassing faux pas. What if we could erase those bad memories? Or at least take the edge off them? Over the last 10 or 15 years, researchers have...
  • Chan Lowe: Google Glass is coming

    Chan Lowe: Google Glass is coming
    The official PR leaking out in advance of Google Glass’ mass release is, of course, positive. We’ve also heard other, unauthorized stories about Glassed geeks (they’re called “ambassadors,” or “missionaries” or...
  • Kentucky vs. UConn matchup was about "athlete-students"

    Kentucky vs. UConn matchup was about "athlete-students"
    ARLINGTON, Texas – On the day before the national championship game, NCAA President Mark Emmert and some other intercollegiate athletic muckety-mucks held a news conference in which the term “student-athlete” was used exactly 45 times....
  • 'The Americans' - spy vs. spy!

    "THE RIGHT thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct," said Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States. A TV show that interested me last year was "The Americans," on the FX Channel. As you may know, this...
  • Leslie Jamison connects with 'The Empathy Exams'

    The Royal Society for the Arts recently released a brilliant little animation based on a lecture by Dr. Brené Brown in which she differentiates between empathy and sympathy. In this animation, a sad fox is at the bottom of a deep, dark hole. An empathetic...
  • O, Miami at New World Center: Poetry, writ large

    O, Miami at New World Center: Poetry, writ large
    Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Hass was among the most public of United States poet laureates when he took “the very odd job” in the 1990s, saying he wanted “to go where poets don’t go.” On Saturday evening he will take...
  • Reading the mind to reconstruct a face: Is dream reconstruction next?

    When one of us takes in another's face, it's like a party in the brain. Signals dart from region to region as we piece together the eyes, the mouth, the emotional expression, the degree of attraction or fear we may feel, the memory of a familiar feature...