When People Are Dismissive of Your ADHD. Here’s how to talk to people who have misconceptions about ADHD.
So You Think You’re Smarter Than A CIA Agent. A research group uses statistics and a lot of people to predict world events better than CIA-trained experts.
Dwarf planet stretches Solar System’s edge. Astronomers may have discovered a new dwarf planet.
Scenes from the Postdocalypse. As research funding dries up, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find good jobs with a doctorate.
Ask a designer: why switching fonts won’t save the US government millions. Many people, including me, got excited about a high schooler’s idea for the government to change fonts and save millions on ink costs. But it turns out things aren’t quite that simple.
At 92, I was arrested for protesting against mining. I’m glad I took a stand. If we want to save the climate, we need to do it ourselves.
Judge: Probation for du Pont heir in daughter rape because ‘he would not fare well’ in prison. [TW: Classism] Yes, prison is difficult, so it should only be something we inflict on poor people. Or as this judge probably calls them, “takers.”
I used to believe I had the right to be a bigot. But reason prevailed. You mean free speech doesn’t mean people can just say whatever offensive things they want?!
The last word in cool – if you’re a teenager. Apparently if you want to know what teenagers think, you can just, you know, ask them. Revolutionary.
8 Questions About Bisexuality That Are Better Than “Does It Exist”. Directed at the Andrew Sullivans of the world.