In an April 2 "XX Factor" blog post, Amanda Marcotte incorrectly wrote that Scott Roeder was sentenced to 50 years without parole. He is eligible for parole in 50 years.
In a March 31 "DoubleX," Angie Kim said that the New York Times coined the phrase "mommy track" in 1989. The phrase first appeared in the paper in 1988 and became more widely used in 1989.
In a March 26 "Brow Beat" post, Rachael Larimore referred to How To Train Your Dragon as How To Train a Dragon.
In a March 25 "Science," Daniel Engber incorrectly identified the source of a review paper on the nutritional value of canned produce. It was U.C.-Davis, not U.C.-Irvine.
In a March 24 "Culturebox," Drake Bennett stated incorrectly that courses on the HBO series The Wire taught at Middlebury and the University of California-Berkeley last spring were the first college courses on The Wire. The series had been taught at the college level previously.