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Should fans be refunded for poor performances? Sunderland players offered travelling supporters refunds last week after being trounced 8-0 away by Southampton. Is that a wise precedent? Two writers argue the tossNo refunds! Because there are no guarantees. The lack of a guarantee is the whole point of
The Guardian | 7 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Face Of The Day In an interview about his series Circo El Salvador, Steven Laxton describes his inspiration for a project that “captures the magical moments behind the scenes of El Salvadors traveling circuses”: I was looking for a new personal series, someth
Andrew Sullivan | 7 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Its A Hard Smock Life A new analysis of Census Bureau data indicates that art students have a mere 1-in-10 chance of becoming working artists. And that’s not all: Most surprising was the lack of overlap between working artists and arts graduates. In the United States, 40
Andrew Sullivan | 7 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why Women Belong On Mars Last year, Kate Greene and five teammates simulated living conditions on Mars for a NASA-funded project (the experiment actually took place on a volcano in Hawaii). What she noticed while collecting and managing data: Week in and week out, the three femal
Andrew Sullivan | 8 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Our three-way relationship isn't your business. Even if were doing business | Hugh Ryan Call us a thruple if you must. My boyfriends and I are happy together, even if it makes some people uncomfortableAs the real estate agent showed me what would eventually become my new apartment, I quietly slipped into the closet without even taking a step
The Guardian | 8 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Goldilocks Principle Of Grading Heidi Tworek proposes a fix for grade inflation in the US: Why not simply have fewer grades and accept that the majority of students might receive the same mark? The United Kingdoms system only has three classes of grades: first, second, and third (althou
Andrew Sullivan | 8 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Driverless Car: A Victim Of Progress? Forget overzealous regulators; according to Ryan Avent, “the biggest obstacle to widespread use of driverless vehicles over the next decade or two at any rate may be the effects of rapid technological progress in other parts of the economy”: A
Andrew Sullivan | 9 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Malala wins Nobel Prize, Crimea is putting pressure on Russian economy, government surveillance in South Korea, African Union forces, why Muslims don' This week's round-up of commentaries covers Malala winning the Nobel Peace Prize, why the annexation of Crimea is hurting the Russian economy, the rise in government cyber surveillance in South Korea, African Union's new response force, and why Muslims sh
The Christian Science Monitor | 9 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Readers Write: Protections of political donations; battling to save all wildlife; why Malala is an inspiration Letters to the Editor for Oct. 27, 2014 weekly magazine:Brown:The First Amendment gives all US citizens the right to freedom of speech," which includespoliticaldonations.Hughes: Protecting animals is a common cause.Frank: Malala&nbs
The Christian Science Monitor | 9 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
After Loss, Marine's Parents 'Gained 20-Something Other Sons' Lance Cpl. Brian Parrello was 19 when he was killed by an IED; he was the only member of his platoon who didn't come home from Iraq. Since then, his fellow Marines have grown close to his parents.
NPR.org | 10 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend