OPINION: History will judge all things, including Pippa Middleton’s breathtakingly wonderful bottom Historians will wonder why the rear end of this woman, holding the wedding train of her sister, so energised the world when she was first seen on live TV that she has been fodder for women’s magazines and tabloids ever since. When snapped by the paparazzi, she’s been portrayed as revealing the gamut of human misery when in reality she was probably just thinking about lunch
Movie stars rarely open up about their sex lives to the media, so when one does, it really is a jaw-dropping moment. And if any actor was going to make the sensational claim that oral sex gave them cancer, it would have to be Michael Douglas, a star whose name was a byword for dangerous movie sex throughout the Eighties and Nineties
A year and a half after President Obama loosened restrictions on government funding of human-embryonic-stem-cell research, a federal judge on Monday, Aug. 23, declared all such studies temporarily off-limits for taxpayer dollars, on the grounds that they violate a 1996 law.
Daedalus warned his son Icarus not to fly too high, or the sun would melt his waxen wings. But the boy, intoxicated with flight, soared above his cautious father.
Every fall the professors at Beloit College publish their Mindset List, a dictionary of all the deeply ingrained cultural references that will make no sense to the bright-eyed students of the incoming class. It’s a kind of time travel, to remind us how far we’ve come
In the swarm of artistically minded boomers who matured in the 1970s, there were thousands who hoped to become filmmakers or photographers.
Nothing raises eyebrows faster than the idea that science can find “laws” of human behavior. Human differences are too vast for generalizations that apply with any exactitude to individuals
Although supercomputers are dazzling in their power and engineering virtuosity, hardware alone will only partly achieve the eventual goal of computer scientists: the creation of systems that can mimic the decision- making powers of human beings.
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For months residents sensed that all was not right at the Oxford Apartments, a 49-unit low-rise building on Milwaukee’s crime-infested west side. A power saw buzzed at odd hours