Archives for January 26, 2008
“Twelve mentions of Charles Darwin in a 1,400 page textbook…”
In the US, we (the general citizenry) are never going to agree on gun control. I have a solution.
… but it might be a sexual organ… The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a $1.4 million fine against 52 ABC Television Network stations over a 2003 broadcast of cop drama NYPD Blue….The fine is for a scene where a boy surprises a woman as she prepares to take a shower. The scene depicted “multiple,…
In an exclusive preview of his new book, The Stuff of Thought, Steven Pinker looks at language, and the way it expresses the workings of our minds. By analyzing common sentences and words, he shows us how, in what we say and how we say it, we’re communicating much more than we realize.