The art of not answering questions

From time to time, political candidates come by the office so that we can ask them questions and they cannot answer them. The art of not answering questions is more difficult than you'd think. You don't want to just flat say you won't answer a question. Read more

Discovering the Higgs boson

The first thing you notice about Higgs boson is how small he is. Not just Tom Cruise or Jon Stewart small. Really small. Smaller than Danny DeVito. Smaller than Robert Reich, but with a much better sense of humor. Read more

Does refilling a prescription need to be class warfare?

When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child. When I got sick, my mom got me medicine at a local drugstore by handing a nice man a prescription and paying him a few bucks. Read more

The high price of cool

A week ago Saturday, someone using the screen name "ArrestAllCEOs" posted the following message on the OccupyWallStreet. Read more

Clueless in America

According to the latest survey of Things Americans Are Ignorant About, high school and middle school students don’t know much about civics... Read more

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