Jacob Leibenluft

Jacob Leibenluft is a writer from Washington, D.C.

Swingers
Oct. 8 2008 6:33 PMAs Goes Omaha …Could Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District swing the presidential election?
Explainer
Oct. 2 2008 3:19 PMWho Moderates the Moderators?Did Gwen Ifill get to pick the questions for the Biden-Palin debate?
Explainer
Sept. 25 2008 6:42 PMWhat Does It Mean To Suspend a Campaign?Whatever the candidate wants it to mean.
Explainer
Sept. 16 2008 6:46 PMDriving That TrainHow does a locomotive engineer get his license?
Explainer
Sept. 11 2008 12:54 PMIke Goes to GitmoWhat happens to the detainees when a hurricane hits Guantanamo Bay?
Explainer
Sept. 4 2008 7:08 PMHockey Moms vs. Soccer MomsWhich is the more important voting demographic?
The Green Lantern
Sept. 2 2008 4:46 PMEco-PencilsA Green Lantern back-to-school special.
The Green Lantern
Aug. 26 2008 6:05 PMIs It Time To Buy New Appliances?Checking the Labor Day sales for green bargains.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 20 2008 4:45 PMThe Science of DJing an Olympic Beach Volleyball Match
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 18 2008 7:13 AMI Saw Michael Phelps Win His Eighth Gold Medal
Explainer
Aug. 7 2008 6:55 PMWill Respirators Help Our Olympic Athletes?Only if they put them on correctly.
Explainer
Aug. 1 2008 11:57 AMCan I Sell You a Bridge in Brooklyn?Or maybe you'd like to rent one …
Explainer
July 24 2008 6:49 PMHow Healthy Are Truckers?What it takes for a commercial driver to pass the government physical.
Explainer
July 21 2008 6:36 PMPre-emptive Presidential PardonsCan you be pardoned for a crime before you're ever charged?
Explainer
July 18 2008 5:15 PMWhat's a Bank Run?And how do you get on the FDIC's secret problem list?
The Green Lantern
Oct. 7 2008 6:44 AMWhat the Heck Is "Clean Coal"?It depends whom you ask.
The Green Lantern
Dec. 26 2008 7:38 AMShould We Dispose of Disposals?The best way to get rid of your leftover food.
The Green Lantern
Feb. 28 2009 7:44 AMDirty Dogs and Carbon CatsThe greenest ways to care for your pet.
The Green Lantern
Sept. 16 2008 6:54 AMGrande Americano, Extra GreenWhat's the best way to drink your morning joe?
Geezers
Sept. 9 2008 6:59 AMIs Grandpa Bad for the Environment?Climate change and the aging population.
Explainer
Sept. 2 2008 6:38 PMHow To Replace a Vice Presidential NomineeWhat would happen if the McCain campaign had to ditch Sarah Palin?
Explainer
Aug. 28 2008 6:04 PMDrunk and High in DenverDoes alcohol have more of an effect when you're up in the mountains?
Explainer
Aug. 21 2008 4:32 PMHow Educational Is Re-Education?What you learn, or don't learn, at a Chinese labor camp.
The Green Lantern
Aug. 19 2008 12:02 PMIs Red China Ever Green?Are all products "made in China" equally bad for the environment? 
The Green Lantern
Aug. 12 2008 6:56 AMWhat's the Deal With Offshore Drilling?Will it do any good at all?
The Green Lantern
Dec. 29 2008 6:43 AMVideo Stores vs. Online RentalsIs your Netflix queue destroying the environment?
The Green Lantern
July 29 2008 11:51 AMAre Revolving Doors More Energy Efficient?What about the ones that turn automatically?
The Green Lantern
July 22 2008 4:25 PMCows or BeansWhich is the better source for milk?
Moneybox
July 21 2008 3:29 PMHelp WantedIf the federal government can't accurately forecast which jobs will grow, can anyone do it?
Explainer
July 14 2008 7:05 PMWhy Are Red Cross Reports Confidential?The organization accuses the U.S. of torture but doesn't tell anyone.

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  Health & Science
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