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How do Internet atheism and Internet feminism help us understand the current cultural moment?
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2011 was an important year in the history of psychology, especially social psychology. First, it became apparent that one social psychologist had faked results for dozens of publications ( Second, …
In the American Southwest, the famed light-bending artist is putting the final touches on Roden Crater, his ambitious, mind-boggling masterpiece
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Walk the dog? Only one kilometer. Want a raclette maker? Sure. A lamp? Nope. During the pandemic, France’s bureaucracy has hit overdrive, and the French are increasingly fed up.
The demand for "proper" English can be used to shut people out of spaces and opportunities. The folks at NPR's "Rough Translation" podcast have a story to tell.
Credit... Chris Buck for The New York Times Feature How the comedian (and director, writer, ceramist and weed entrepreneur) has made a career out of mining the…