1933 April 16 San Antonio Light – San Antonio TX sm
• October 08, 2012 • 10:31 PM
• October 08, 2012 • 10:31 PM
A weekly roundup of the best of Pacific Standard and PSmag.com, delivered straight to your inbox.
July 28 • 4:00 PM
What would it look like if you combined Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza, demographically speaking? What about the United States and Guatemala?
July 28 • 2:00 PM
A 1996 law known as HIPAA has been cited to scold a mom taking a picture of her son in a hospital, to keep information away from police investigating a possible rape at a nursing home, and to threaten VA whistleblowers.
July 28 • 12:00 PM
In Love Child, documentary filmmaker Valerie Veatch explores how virtual worlds encourage us to erase the boundary between digital and real, no matter the consequences.
July 28 • 11:11 AM
This year NASA will experiment with 3-D printing small objects in space. That could mark the beginning of a gravity-free manufacturing revolution.
July 28 • 10:00 AM
You may have seen pictures of the massive crater in Siberia. It unfortunately—or fortunately—does not lead to the netherworld.
July 28 • 8:00 AM
It takes a while for people to notice that things are going well, particularly when they’ve been bad for so long.
July 28 • 7:45 AM
Researchers rank the popularity of all of the different methods we have for telling people about our lives, from Facebook to face-to-face.
July 28 • 6:00 AM
Does it really matter if the reason for why you give money to newlyweds is based on a skewed version of a story your parents once told you?
July 28 • 4:00 AM
New research finds a link between concern for the environment and belief in the concept of universal interconnectedness.
July 25 • 4:00 PM
Next time you find yourself in an airplane, consider keeping your phone turned off and the window open.
July 25 • 2:00 PM
Social inequality unapologetically laid bare.
July 25 • 1:51 PM
A lot of population change is baked into a region from migration that happened decades ago.
July 25 • 1:37 PM
Instead, hand them over in silence. Or, market them as the most delicious snack known to mankind.
July 25 • 11:07 AM
Scientists were stunned to discover just how much groundwater has been lost from beneath the Colorado River over the past 10 years.
July 25 • 10:00 AM
What you need to know about Bad Feminist, XL Love, and The Birth of Korean Cool.
July 25 • 8:00 AM
The majority of American children with cancer will be cured, but it may leave them unable to have children of their own. Should preserving fertility in cancer survivors be a research priority?
July 25 • 6:00 AM
For women looking to attract a man, there are advantages to being a caring conversationalist. But new research finds it doesn’t work the other way around.
July 25 • 4:00 AM
The state is certain that Joseph Wood’s death was totally constitutional. But they’re looking into it.
July 24 • 4:00 PM
Why do we use the term “normal weight” when talking about BMI? What’s presented as normal certainly isn’t the norm, and it may not even be what’s most healthy.
July 24 • 2:00 PM
The state’s drought has forced farmers to rely on groundwater, even as aquifers have been intentionally polluted due to exemptions for the oil industry.
July 24 • 12:00 PM
A senior advisor to the National Congress of American Indians once threw an embarrassing themed party that involved headdresses. He regrets that costume now, but knows his experience is one many others can relate to.
July 24 • 11:00 AM
As wildlife numbers dwindle, wildlife crimes are rising—and that’s fueling a raft of heinous crimes committed against humans.
July 24 • 10:58 AM
The opponents of Obamacare who went one for two in circuit court rulings earlier this week are unlikely to see their cases reach the Supreme Court.