Don’t Mourn the Passing of the New York Times Chess ColumnThis is a great chance for the Gray Lady to bring its chess coverage into modern times.
It Themes Somehow FamiliarHow could two crossword constructors come up with puzzles that are almost exactly alike?
No More KingsMagnus Carlsen is the world’s best chess player, but he shouldn’t be the world champion.
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Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race The Whiteness Project underscores why there is so little empathy between whites and blacks.
Here’s Just How Far a Southern Woman May Have to Drive to Get an Abortion
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy
It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
Space: The Next Generation
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
Why We Shouldn’t be Too Sure About the Supposed Deal to Return the Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls
1914 Authors' Manifesto Defending Britain's Involvement in WWI, Signed by HG Wells and Arthur Conan Doyle
Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Bio-Inspiration Is Finally Delivering Inventions Based on Porcupines, Parasites, and Of Course Geckos
Where I Was Wrong About the Royals I underestimated the value of building a team that’s just barely better than mediocre.