A fellow at the James Randi Educational Foundation, Leo Igwe is running a high-voltage campaign against witchcraft beliefs in Africa. Can he convince us to join his crusade against evils half a world away?
March 12, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
A new analysis finds voter turnout increases when an election is held two days after the switch back to standard time.
March 12, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Our biggest businesses complain about a shortage of skilled labor. Instead of calling on the government to act, they should consider workplace policies that are friendlier to women and immigrants.
March 12, 2014 • 2:00 AM • Share
A study by Medicare’s inspector general of skilled nursing facilities says nearly 22,000 patients were injured and more than 1,500 died in a single month—a higher rate of medical errors than hospitals.
March 11, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Lesley Evans Ogden takes a tour of seven cities on two wheels.
March 11, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
The Rest of the World
While the crisis in Crimea might seem anything but rational, when you look at it through the lens of Putin’s past actions, it starts to make some sense.
March 11, 2014 • 12:14 PM • Share
Between the Sheets
Of kinks, crimes, and kinds: A look behind the scenes at how the American Psychiatric Association’s Paraphilias Sub-Work Group proposed revisions to the DSM for all manner of things relating to sexual arousal brought about by atypical objects, situations, or individuals.
March 11, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
This Is Your Brain
Unless we want to give up the idea of communication altogether, then probably not.
March 11, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Those who participated in a fire-walking ritual felt happier and less fatigued afterwards than close relatives who spectated.
March 11, 2014 • 9:45 AM • Share
The Rest of the World
The way the media mishandled a years-old story about the behavior of wildlife where Germany and the Czech Republic meet feeds and legitimizes many people’s visions of impermeable physical borders or solid inter-ethnic lines.
March 11, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
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