- FBI interrogator says torture was unnecessary, and got in the way of intelligence-gathering.
- Penn and Teller teach neuroscience!
- Roundup-proof superweeds. No one could have predicted....
- Are your shoes breaking your feet?
- Is Afghanistan worth it? v. MMCXXI
- The Supreme Court is as stupid and misogynist as you might imagine.
- Cory Doctorow thinks the music and movie industries are trying to turn back the clock.
- McCain advisor Steve Schmidt on Obama:
“This was, in my view, the unfinished Bobby Kennedy campaign – the idealism, the passion, the inspiration he gave to people, it was organic and it was real and it wasn’t manufactured at a tactical level in the campaign.”