Front Pages From Papers Around the World
• November 06, 2012 • 9:39 PM
• November 06, 2012 • 9:39 PM
A weekly roundup of the best of Pacific Standard and PSmag.com, delivered straight to your inbox.
September 23 • 4:00 PM
By charging higher prices for generic drugs that treat certain illness, health insurers may be violating the spirit of the Affordable Care Act, which bans discrimination against those with pre-existing conditions.
September 23 • 2:00 PM
Would having more female leaders reduce corporate crime? We don’t know, but the research suggests it’s likely.
September 23 • 12:00 PM
From 1933—and possibly much, much earlier—to just this past May, people have been claiming (and staging) sightings of the famed water cryptid.
September 23 • 10:00 AM
In Bangalore, where many women earn just $150 a month working in garment factories, surrogate mothers can make thousands of dollars by carrying others’ babies to term. But at what cost?
September 23 • 8:00 AM
A 2013 court ruling has paved the way for an incredible, costly expansion of home health care by removing a critical lever the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had to control who receives services, and for how long.
September 23 • 6:22 AM
A new study finds ways to uncover Facebook Like farms.
September 23 • 6:00 AM
Fossil Cycad National Monument was home to one of the world’s greatest collections of fossilized cycadeoids—until visitors carried them all away.
September 23 • 4:00 AM
New research refutes the notion that reading the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy strongly impacts women’s sexual behavior.
September 23 • 2:00 AM
Oregon’s largest city is full of overeducated and underemployed young people.
September 22 • 4:00 PM
A 1968 federal law allows collectors to take 25 percent of debtors’ wages, or every penny in their bank accounts.
September 22 • 2:00 PM
According to records kept by USA Today, 2.53 percent of players are arrested in any given year.
September 22 • 12:00 PM
The idea of such a small number of people being used to predict how millions will vote sometimes irks observers, but it’s actually a very reliable process—most of the time.
September 22 • 10:00 AM
The stigma against black sex workers can reinforce stigmas against all black women and all sex workers.
September 22 • 9:54 AM
Parents, not educational setting, may be the key.
September 22 • 8:00 AM
Both the NFL and the U.S. military cultivate and reward a form of hyper-violent masculinity. The consequences of doing so have never been more obvious.
September 22 • 6:00 AM
William Deresiewicz’s new book, Excellent Sheep, is in part, he says, a letter to his younger, more privileged self.
September 22 • 4:02 AM
New research finds inserting reminders of our mortality into advertisements is a surprisingly effective strategy to sell products.
September 19 • 4:00 PM
Some describe their surprise when they were sued after falling behind on medical and credit card bills.
September 19 • 2:00 PM
There’s a reason we have thumbs.
September 19 • 1:26 PM
Sexy women may turn heads, but for pro-social and charitable products, they won’t change minds.
September 19 • 12:00 PM
A new study shows that taxing carbon dioxide emissions could actually work to reduce greenhouse gases without any negative effects on employment and revenues.
September 19 • 9:03 AM
While science will certainly help, winning the battle against Ebola is a social challenge.