Nathan McLendon Explains It All Wrong

Normally I'd abstain from calling out an undergraduate, but when said undergraduate writes a guest column spouting pro-Confederacy invective, he's fair game for a rebuttal.

What Graham Moore’s critics get wrong about “Weird.”

Persecuted though they are, queer teens don't hold the patent on feeling bullied--and sociological criticisms don't invalidate the experiences of individuals.

Don’t Be a White “Ally”

Social justice isn't about your identity, and you don't have to label yourself to fight for equality.

On the Job

While half of the country goes crazy for guns, and the other half uses those guns to steal from the government, the Ku Klux Klan reassures Pennsylvanians that they are on the job.

First Amendment Friday: January 20, 2017

Republicans want it legal to kill protesters, the Slants face the Supreme Court, and Trump and Pence each have their own run-ins with the First Amendment.

Photo: A rather dramatic NYC sunset

A massive fire injured dozens of people and destroyed three buildings in the East Village today, including my favorite poutine shop. Hours later, Manhattan was still awash in smoke.

First Amendment Friday: 04.25.14

Big week for TV networks, as BET and Liftetime both won free speech cases. Meanwhile, politicians in Turkey and Peoria argue they should decide how others can use Twitter.

The Flight of Cassini

This is absolutely incredible - no computer graphics or 3D animations here. These are actual photos of Saturn, taken by the Cassini spacecraft and composited to create an animated voyage. Watch it full-screen.

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