Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Daily Scholar

Psycho Babble Thursdays

Jessica Love delves into language, the mind, and what psychology is discovering about each.

Zugzwang in the New Year

You can’t win—should you even try?

Jessica Love

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On Science Wednesdays

Cute Primate Tricks?

The considerable downside of raising chimps as pets

Josie Glausiusz

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Next Line, Please Tuesdays

The Winning Couplet Grows (into a Sonnet Ghazal)

David Lehman

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Writing Lessons Mondays

Don’t Back Into Things

Jeremy Bernstein

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Epiphanies Fridays

Selling the House

But never forgetting the home

Brian Doyle

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Priscilla Long

The Complete Science Frictions

A blog about Science.

Current Issue

Cover Story

Instant Gratification

As the economy gets ever better at satisfying our immediate, self-serving needs, who is minding the future?

Paul Roberts

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Arts

Carnival of the Animals

The Italian artist Carpaccio cast a careful, loving eye on his many nonhuman subjects

Jan Morris

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Book Reviews

Frozen Hell

An expedition gone wrong

John Vaillant

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Book Essay

Last Works

Every writer eventually faces the question: Is there anything left to say?

Roger Grenier

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Arts

Boy Wonder

Remembering Lorin Maazel

Sudip Bose

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