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Why I Never Got a Mammogram
How Atlanta Survived Icepocalypse II
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Atlanta's Snowjam Disaster: How Much Was Sprawl to Blame?...
Meteorologists Debunk the Viral 'IS THIS SNOW?' Video
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What can Atlanta (and other cities) learn from the snowstorm that crippled a major metroplex?
Atlanta snowpocalypse: Why some commutes were a nightmare,...
For the Love of Money
Nobody Ever Says "You Only Got Into MIT Because You're an...
Nobody Ever Says "You Only Got Into MIT Because You're an...
Searching for Time Travelers Probably a Waste of Time :...
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Feed people first, then play basketball
Feed people first, then play basketball [...] Kim Jong Un is a nice man who loves basketball and who executed his own uncle for, apparently, trying to horn in on profits from fisheries. [...] it makes sense that he would take himself out of the geo...
Stop coddling your dog—he's 99.9% wolf
Gupta: Weed can be safer than narcotics - CNN.com Video
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why he has had a change of heart about the legitimacy of medical marijuana.
Humanist Perspectives: issue 154: Ten Things to Remember...
Graves offers two handfuls of simple truths every humanist should bring to mind when feeling dismayed when confronted with creationsist ideology. Humanist Perspectives (formerly Humanist in Canada) is a quarterly journal of humanism, published since ...
U.S. a laggard in adopting more secure credit cards
The Documented Life
Adventures in Very Recent Evolution - NYTimes.com
The Science Behind Bigfoot and Other Monsters
Solving the Shortage in Primary Care Doctors
Psychologist: "Affluenza" is Junk Science
How Detroit went broke: The answers may surprise you —...
1 in 4 Men Surveyed in Asia and the Pacific Have Raped
Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?
Anti-obesity campaign from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta...
In Gut Research's Latest Advance, Bacteria From Thin Humans...
How and why to use whom in a sentence - The Oatmeal
I Forgot My Phone
Cats and Dogs
How can we teach them to get along? Cesar decides to investigate, and brings in an expert to help us understand... Are dogs and cats born to fight with each other—or can they get along peacefully?
A field guide to the geeks of Dragon*Con
This Labor Day weekend marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Atlanta, Georgia's own Dragon*Con - the largest and most well-attended multi-genre convention in North America. Or, put simply, it's the "mother of all things geek," as Aaron Douglas (Galen...
Mercury contamination in fish expected to rise in coming...
I'm Thinking. Please. Be Quiet.
23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert
Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again.
Meet ‘epic' Georgia Tech speaker Nicholas Selby
In 911 Call, Atlanta School Bookkeeper Calms Shooter With...
Improving 3-D Printing by Copying Nature
Gene therapy trial 'cures children'
There's No Place Like Home: Seniors Hold on to Urban Independence...
A new community model lets seniors enjoy all of the security and social amenities of a retirement community without leaving their homes. The alternative is called "aging in place." Ray Suarez reports on how this village concept may help seniors retai...
Evolution 'punishes mean people'
Who the heck is Thug Kitchen?
Monogamy: Who needs it?
Scientists are still asking: Where did monogamy come from?
The Immigrant Brain Drain: How America Is Losing Its High-Tech...
Why don't Americans trust their government anymore? Gerald...
Collapsing confidence in government is bad news, but there's a way out, writes Gerald F. Seib.
China's 'Leftover Women' Desperate for Mr. Right
Outsourcing Dinner to the Lowest Bidder
Clamping Cord Later Boosts Baby's Iron
Don't Make Your Children the Exception to Every Rule
Why I Donated My Stool
I was an affirmative action 'imposter'
A CNN writer reveals what he learned when he became an affirmative action imposter.
When the Best Hospitals Are the Worst
New rules aim to rid schools of junk foods
How the Government Is Fooling Us About the Solvency of Social...
Why the Sequester Won't Solve America's Debt Problems
Social Conservatives Still Control the GOP
Despite worries that their focus on abortion and gay marriage is a liability for Republicans, they're as well-organized, vigilant, and powerful as ever.
What Happens to Women Who Are Denied Abortions?
How America Lost Its Way
It is getting ever harder to do business in the United States, argues Niall Ferguson, and more stimulus won't help: Our institutions need fixing.
Insight: In tornado alley, building practices boost damage...
Microsoft, Why'd You Have To Change?
Breadwinner Wives and Nervous Husbands
California's New Problem: Too Much Money
The Gift of Siblings
McDonald's CEO chastised by 9-year-old B.C. girl
Boy Scouts Are From Mars, Girl Scouts Are From Venus
Behind the khaki uniforms and the merit badges, the two organizations have vastly different political leanings.
Why I'm Not a Vegan
The Odds of Disaster: An Economist's Warning on Global Warming...
If Only the Boy Scouts Were Like the Girl Scouts
The Girl Scouts explicitly reject discrimination, while the Boy Scouts encourage bigotry and intellectual passivity
High Plains Aquifer Dwindles, Hurting Farmers
How to Legalize Pot
Noonan: This Is No Ordinary Scandal
Political abuse of the IRS threatens the basic integrity of our government, write
The Health Toll of Immigration
Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks
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Could Bacteria Be the Future to Fighting Malaria?
The Science Laureate of the United States
Solving Equation of a Hit Film Script, With Data
Bathing Binky in Spit May Curb Baby's Allergy Risk
Dear Congress: Why Are You So Anti-Science?
Justice Department to appeal judge's ruling to eliminate...
Pro-Environment Light Bulb Labeling Turns Off Conservative...
Surprise! Republican bill adds politics to science funding...
The Unluckiest Generation: What Will Become of Millennials?...
Swype (for Android)
Congress finds it hard to let Federal Helium Program run...
The House votes to prolong a 1925 supply program that has been targeted for elimination for decades.
Measuring College Prestige vs. Price
Danes Rethink a Welfare State Ample to a Fault
Is Organic Better? Ask a Fruit Fly
The Hard Truth About Economic Inequality That Both the Left...
Zuckerberg kicks off new tech lobbying push on immigration...
Zuckerberg, other leading tech CEOs, kickoff new lobbying push for immigration, education reform.
Self-Censorship on Chinese TV: An American Comedian's Experience...
Op-Ed Columnist - The Roots Of White Anxiety
Statistics Indicate an Ivy League Asian Quota
As the Asian population has grown, and become academically stronger, the percentage of Asians at top schools has been static. By Ron Unz.
The Myth of American Meritocracy
The Real Marriage Penalty - New York Times
The Secrets of Princeton
Look Out Below, The Obamacare Chaos Is Coming
What's that promise about keeping your healthcare plan?
Babies' herpes linked to circumcision practice
Two more infants have contracted the herpes virus after undergoing an ultra-Orthodox Jewish type of circumcision, according to New York City Health Department.
The Plan B morning-after pill and the new war on abortion...
North Dakota is trying to ban all abortions. Arkansas is trying to ban them after 12 weeks. Mississippi is down to its last abortion clinic.
Bill O'Reilly Is Right: Stop Thumping the Bible
Yes, Healthful Fast Food Is Possible. But Edible?
Experts defuse unexploded WWII bomb in central Berlin
Bomb disposal experts have successfully disabled a World War II bomb discovered near the main station in the German capital, Berlin, police said.
CVS charges $133 more than Costco for generic drug
Shoppers paid an average of $749 more on five generic prescription drugs at pharmacies like CVS, Rite Aid and Target than they did at Costco and Sam's Club.
The Best Definition of Success Is the One You Never Use
Beef with the sequester? At least one federal program was...
Amid warnings of shuttered meat plants, Congress replaced most of the funds in a food inspector program.
The Economic Benefits of Gay Marriage
New study finds no link between 'too many vaccines' and...
Retracted autism study an 'elaborate fraud,' British journal...
Soaring Bee Deaths in 2012 Sound Alarm on Malady
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A father-daughter dance — in jail
A tradition seen by some as obsolete and exclusionary becomes a bonding experience in Richmond.
Cheaper LED Bulbs Make It Easier to Switch Lights
LED bulbs last longer and use less power than older ones, and with prices falling, a change makes even more sense.