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Aug 22

Today’s best editorial cartoons

Today’s best editorial cartoons

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Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

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“It is so much easier to put the onus on mothers than it is to give them support and own up to the fact that, hey, dad might have something to do with this too. Studies about epigenetic modification to sperm yield similar results to those about women, yet they’re not getting nearly as much attention.” —

Half-baked genetic research is fueling the latest round of mom-bashing

Epigenetics is adding more grist to the pregnancy advice mill

Half the world’s population lives in these 6 countries

Half the world’s population lives in these 6 countries

Aug 21

Toronto International Film Festival declares September 5 “Bill Murray Day”

Toronto International Film Festival declares September 5 “Bill Murray Day”

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Today’s best editorial cartoons

Today’s best editorial cartoons

4 things NASA can teach you about a good night’s sleep
After two weeks of six hours of sleep a night, you’re legally drunk

4 things NASA can teach you about a good night’s sleep

After two weeks of six hours of sleep a night, you’re legally drunk

“So Hollywood is dead because you’re just too cheap to pay for it? Hardly. If the popularity of Netflix is anything to judge by, users are happy to pay for content they deem to be fairly priced and worthwhile. … In regards to Hollywood’s current summer slate, customers voted with their wallets.” —

Internet piracy isn’t killing Hollywood

Hollywood is killing Hollywood

Check out this week’s cover of The Week magazine, featuring the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Missouri.

Check out this week’s cover of The Week magazine, featuring the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Missouri.