The reason I looked up the population of Leipzig was to see how it compared to the figure of 300,000 who demonstrated for reform of the GDR in 1989. As I expected, that was an overwhelming number in relation to the city's population.
Slavoj Žižek on the Charlie Hebdo massacre: Are the worst really full of...
How fragile the belief of an Islamist must be if he feels threatened by a stupid caricature in a weekly satirical newspaper, says the Sloven
Cheney to Lead Torture-Pride March - The New Yorker
“We’ll be there to say, ‘We’re torturers and we’re damn proud of it—join us,’” the former Vice-President said.
Subway Emotional-Awareness Campaign - The New Yorker
Riding the train with your partner? Remember, cutesy conversations and giggling can be nauseating to your fellow passengers.
The “Blog” of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks: Tarte "Maurice"
Please send your submissions via email to bethanykeeley (at) gmail.com. I look at them all, but it might take a while to get to yours -- sor
Konstantin Petrov’s World Trade Center Photographs
Nick Paumgarten on Konstantin Petrov, an electrician at Windows on the World whose photos offer a portrait of the Twin Towers.
Want more than tacky Tex-Mex? Then prepare for a real Mexican wave
Tired eateries boasting sombreros and plastic cacti have done little for the reputation of Mexican food. But a torrent of new restaurants co