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Natural Selection and the Up-Goer Five Text Editor

Patricia Adair Gowaty | Posted 04.15.2013 | Science
Patricia Adair Gowaty

Like many of you, I bit on the Up-Goer Five Text Editor. I marveled at "Hamlet" in the ten hundred most common English words. Jumping in, I took the challenge.

Global Hotel Exchange (GHX) Fights For What's Right in Online Hotel Booking

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Travel
Bill_Robinson

Just like Rockefeller was doing to small gas stations, these gigantic, well-entrenched online creatures can put smaller, independent travel businesses right out of business if they don't want to pay 35% of their revenues to these avaricious OTAs.

Edward Kennedy

Burton Hersh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Burton Hersh

The history of the brothers Kennedy tends to come away in layers. Founding Father Joe Kennedy engineered that as he traded favors among the press mogu...

Friday Talking Points [133] -- The Silly Season Begins

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

August in Washington means the beginning of the official "silly season" of politics. This is because Congress takes the whole month off, and politica...

How Democrats Should Respond to Jon Kyl

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If you want to be serious about being fiscally responsible then you can't have some sort of double standard where you hold the line on new spending but ignore the fact that tax cuts add to the deficit.

Burris, Race, Religion, And The Senate

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"I am now the junior senator from the state of Illinois. . . . Friends, we're going to have to have some powerful prayer. . . . They can't deny what t...

A Historical Perspective On Divided Democratic Conventions

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Don't buy into the media narrative that this is some sort of "divided party" -- because today's Democrats aren't. All true Democrats are pulling hard to defeat the legacy of George W. Bush.