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What The Unabomber's Brother Never Got To Say To His Infamous Sibling

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.18.2016 | OWN

In 1996, the nation was stunned when the elusive Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, was hauled away from a remote one-room cabin in the woods of Montana, handc...

An Interview With the Unabomber's Brother

Michaela Haas | Posted 01.27.2017 | Books
Michaela Haas

"After Ted was arrested and we were haunted by the media, I got quite depressed and I went through this 'poor-me' phase, because the government had betrayed us. They had assured us nobody would ever know that it was us who identified my brother as the Unabomber."

The Grim, Sadly Busy Existence Of A Mass Shooting TV Pundit

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.04.2015 | Media

On Wednesday afternoon, MSNBC asked Clint Van Zandt to jump on live television and do what he’s been doing with alarming frequency in recent months ...

The Myth of the Lone Wolf Terrorist

John A. Tures | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The myth of the lone wolf terrorist is one that assumes terrorists are born that way. They are lifelong solitary individuals striking at a completely random target, only to disappear into the shadows, without a hint to law enforcement. But that's not always the case.

The Beautiful Bond A Serial Murderer's Brother Formed With One Of His Victims

OWN | Posted 06.09.2015 | OWN

Since the mid '90s, the last name Kaczynski often has been associated with domestic terrorism. Ted Kaczynski had spent 17 years anonymously mailing ho...

How One Man Came To The Chilling Realization That His Brother Was The Unabomber

OWN | Posted 05.14.2015 | OWN

On the surface, Ted Kaczynski appeared to be destined for greatness at a young age. He was a math prodigy with an off-the-charts IQ and was accepted t...

ISIL Reminds Us Who Joins Terrorist Organizations and Why

Joe Navarro | Posted 04.13.2015 | Crime
Joe Navarro

The purpose of terrorism is, of course, to terrorize, and they are succeeding at that. Hundreds of thousands have now fled Iraq and Syria as a result of ISIL's unparalleled violence and mastery of social media. One has to ask: who would be susceptible to their recruitment?

A Stanford University Debate: Transhumanism vs. Anarcho-Primitivism

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 01.20.2015 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Last Saturday night at Stanford University, I had the honor of publicly debating the world's leading anarcho-primitivist philosopher John Zerzan. As a transhumanist, I differ from Zerzan on just about every topic.

Abortion: Four Centuries & Counting

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 11.27.2014 | Impact
Fran Moreland Johns

Was the abortion debate really going on four hundred+ years ago? Indeed. And who knew?

Guns vs. Misogyny vs. Mental Illness: A False Choice

Briallen Hopper | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Briallen Hopper

In the wake of last week's massacre at UCSB, people have been arguing about what the tragedy was "really" about. The "#YesAllWomen" campaign blames mi...

David Lohr

The 10 Most Notorious Criminals In American History | David Lohr | Posted 08.26.2015 | Crime

Violence and crime stain the pages of U.S. history, and sadly, they're all but certain to be part of our future. Still, the criminal mind fascinate...

This Just In... To CNN...

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It is not only pointless but can actually be counter-productive to wildly speculate on who is responsible for the terrorist attack on the Boston Marathon. Domestic, foreign, religious, secular, or just purely insane: we really have no idea why this attack happened right now.

Crimes, Criminals, and the Insanity Defense

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.29.2013 | Crime
Mark Rubinstein

At the heart of the NGRI defense is the claim the defendant either lacked the capacity to know right from wrong (was brain-damaged, intellectually impaired) or had a mental disorder when the crime was committed, causing an inability to act within the law's requirements.

Has Climate Denial Reached the Turning Point?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

I would argue that Heartland's billboard was more than just a matter of living in a bubble: climate deniers are at a turning point. The oil industry and petroleum supporters are backed into a corner on the issue of climate change.

Harvard's Experiment on the Unabomber, Class of '62

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 07.25.2012 | Home
Jonathan D. Moreno

The news that Ted Kaczynski was included in the 50th anniversary alumni directory has roiled the class reunion. Better known via his nom de plume (or ...

Unabomber Lists '8 Life Sentences' As Awards In Alumni Profile

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.24.2012 | College

Ted Kaczynski, better known as the Unabomber, wanted to make sure his fellow Harvard University alumni knew what he has been up to. In an alumni re...

Horror Fans Help Scream Queen Jewel Shepard Battle Breast Cancer

Lisa Derrick | Posted 12.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Derrick

Scream queen Jewel Shepard, best known for her roles in the 1985 classic Return of the Living Dead and the goofy Party Camp is battling invasive breast cancer.

Wikileaks Showdown: The Elusive Digital Anarchist vs. The Godmother of 21st Century Statecraft

Andrew Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Andrew Rosen

Neither party, much less anyone, can lay claim to the future of diplomacy in cyberspace without first understanding the incentives of citizens to engage in their respective country's foreign policy in cyberspace.

Cairo to Fort Hood: Broader Engagement at Home and Abroad

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Mass murders have become a depressingly familiar punctuation in the rhythm of modern day American despair.

Message from a Bomber

Michael Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Kaplan

Ted Kaczynski will spend the rest of his life in the supermax prison in Florence, Colorado. Some admirers have cast him as an eco-anarchist, fighting to protect nature. This seems a romantic fiction.

World's Dumbest Talking Point on Gitmo Gets Traction

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

The minute Ted Kaczynski makes a run for it out of the Supermax in Colorado is the minute I'll agree that it's unsafe to bring the Gitmo detainees to the US.

Pennsylvania Avenue: Take 2

Mary Lou Song | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mary Lou Song

I almost had to remind myself to breathe inside the Newseum. There was Patty Hearst's gun and jacket. Donald Brasco's watch and Amex Card. A press pass to Timothy McVeigh's execution.

Local Pride and Supermax

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The list of prisoners who have been or are presently at Supermax is quite distinguished as prison rosters go; it includes Ted Kaczynski, the "Unabomber," and Richard Reid, the "shoe bomber."

Palin Offers Thankfulnesses

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

Sarah's first thankfulness was "I'm thankful for this turkey, and also too for the metal funnel thingy that cut the turkey's head clean off while it was flapping its wings trying to get out and all. That was fun."