The Big One
• January 17, 2013 • 5:10 PM
A weekly roundup of the best of Pacific Standard and PSmag.com, delivered straight to your inbox.
September 16 • 4:00 PM
The U.S. blogging company is showing an error message to users inside Russia who try to read the blog of Alexei Navalny, a prominent politician and critic of the Russian government.
September 16 • 2:00 PM
Too often, women are asked to display masculine traits in order to be successful in the workplace.
September 16 • 12:00 PM
Charles Wang is going to rule the world.
September 16 • 10:09 AM
The Harlem Renaissance wasn’t a place, but an era of migration. It would have happened even without New York City.
September 16 • 10:00 AM
One academic makes the case for learning how to write.
September 16 • 7:23 AM
An etiquette expert, a social scientist, and an old pal of mine ponder the ever-shifting rules of friendship.
September 16 • 6:12 AM
Psychologists find that 3-D doesn’t have any extra emotional impact.
September 16 • 6:00 AM
The fierce battle over genetic purity, writ small. Very small.
September 15 • 4:00 PM
And black prisoners receive even fewer visitors.
September 15 • 12:23 PM
We are attracted to the body odor of others with similar political beliefs, according to new research.
September 15 • 12:00 PM
Don’t get too worked up over this year’s congressional mid-terms.
September 15 • 10:00 AM
By blaming specific subcultures, we ignore a much larger and more troubling social pathology.
September 15 • 8:00 AM
New research attempts to pinpoint why non-believers are widely disliked and distrusted.
September 15 • 6:12 AM
A new model suggests looking beyond balance sheets, studying the network of investment as well.
September 15 • 6:00 AM
What happens when the illicit product you’ve made your living off of finally becomes legal?
September 15 • 4:00 AM
The ability to delay gratification has been held up as the one character trait to rule them all—the key to academic success, financial security, and social well-being. But willpower isn’t the answer. The new, emotional science of self-regulation.
September 15 • 3:15 AM
September 15 • 2:04 AM
We know that people make places, but does it also work the other way?
September 12 • 4:00 PM
California wants you to pay for your plastic bags. (FYI: That’s not an infringement on your constitutional rights.)
September 12 • 2:00 PM
On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, revisiting a clip of James Baldwin on the Dick Cavett Show.