Life

frog

How to boil a frog

August 3, 2019 3:35 pm

Cyril Ramaphosa’s versatile simile has much to teach us

alan dershowitz

Dershowitz: New Yorker illegally published sealed Epstein emails

August 2, 2019 6:31 pm

‘The evidence against me is less than zero’

maga exposure therapy

MAGA exposure therapy is real

August 2, 2019 2:48 pm

Perhaps there’s a reason why TDS has never really been just a joke

mario lopez

Mario Lopez shouldn’t apologize for telling the truth about trans kids

August 2, 2019 10:47 am

Three-year-olds know best and critical thought is ‘dangerous’

cyberspace

America’s cyberspace challenge

August 1, 2019 4:17 pm

Military and political inertia is a dereliction of duty

computers

Can computers compose?

August 1, 2019 3:16 pm

They already do – but will they ever do it better than us?

A trip to Dartmoor Prison with my grandson and his cousin

August 1, 2019 2:59 pm

Nine-year-old Oscar is a mentor to eight-year-old Lucas

bob geldof

Chatting to Bob Geldof about Boris Johnson and Brexit

August 1, 2019 2:36 pm

Even Bob admits that Brexit has concentrated the minds of those lying bureaucrats in Brussels

pound

The NYT’s pound-foolish Brexit coverage

August 1, 2019 10:54 am

The paper’s bizarre crusade against Britain continues

marianne williamson antidepressants

Why Marianne Williamson is right about antidepressants

August 1, 2019 9:56 am

Unhappiness is far too often diagnosed as depression – and treated as such

raheem kassam

Raheem Kassam is 53 today!

August 1, 2019 4:08 am

Happy birthday to the Bannon-bantering, Farage-friendly Brit hack

hong kong

What my viral Hong Kong protest picture taught me about fake news

July 31, 2019 2:11 pm

In just a few hours, this woman had effectively become a political Rorschach test

pedophiles

Pedophiles, politics and the fantasies of the Left

July 31, 2019 12:15 pm

Left-leaning media tell us that children are hot and sexually available

tulsi gabbard

When will Tulsi Gabbard become a Republican?

July 31, 2019 9:49 am

Exploring the burning subtext of a Democratic presidential campaign

matilda olofsson greta thunberg

Greta Thunberg’s arch-nemesis, Matilda Olofsson, foils her plans once more

July 30, 2019 2:15 pm

I intend to shadow Greta’s yacht with an old oil tanker I won using my mom’s credit card on eBay

warren kanders whitney museum

The Whitney Museum surrenders to the mob

July 30, 2019 11:43 am

Crying crocodile tears over tear gas ruins a great gallery

cannabis

How Canada failed to smash the cannabis black market

July 30, 2019 8:50 am

High prices, plain packaging and restrictive licensing conditions have deterred long-term users from switching to the legal market

amy wax

In defense of Amy Wax

July 29, 2019 11:37 am

Too many foolish people have too much invested in believing the worst about the Penn Law professor

william barr death penalty

The death penalty is red tape threaded into a noose

July 29, 2019 9:30 am

On conservative grounds it is no longer defensible

silicon valley

Silicon Valley is your government now

July 26, 2019 2:44 pm

The government has done nothing to meet the challenge of creating a new generation of graduates qualified for a future world

sexualizing

Jeffrey Epstein isn’t the only one sexualizing children

July 26, 2019 8:51 am

Abusers take advantage of a cultural blindspot

fandom tourism

Instagram is ruining tourism. Could fandom save it?

July 25, 2019 4:43 pm

May we all travel for our own loves, rather than for the ‘likes’ of others

christopher hitchens

The uneasy legacy of Christopher Hitchens

July 25, 2019 2:21 pm

What will become of the Hitch?

serifos

No ‘cool’ people here: the joys of Serifos

July 25, 2019 11:18 am

Go to any island and you’ll see the men working and the women holding forth as mothers and housewives

samburu

Memories of my childhood in Samburu

July 25, 2019 11:10 am

My best friend Damayon went off to join the warrior age set: I never saw him again