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The Baltimore Bargain

My corner of town is a wonderful place to live and raise a family—but only because the rest of the city is deeply troubled.

Suspected Gunman in Texas Shooting Identified as Terror Suspect With Previous Conviction

Carly Fiorina Launches Her Presidential Campaign With Aggressive Digs at Clinton

The Baltimore Riots Weren’t Hooliganism. They Were a Protest Against the Ghetto Economy.

The Villains of Mad Men Have Never Been Quite This Cartoonish

Television

Louie’s Extreme Makeover

The dramatic, surprising evolution of the character’s philosophy of love.

Culturebox

What Was the Venus de Milo Doing With Her Arms?

3-D printing allows us to test a provocative theory that she was busy spinning thread.

The Surprising Evolution of Louie’s Philosophy of Love

If We Can 3-D Print the Venus de Milo With Arms, What Are Her Arms Doing?

British Voters Are Turning on the U.K.’s Biggest Political Parties

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