Politics & Policy

Fluid Dynamics

I was heading home to New York from London’s Heathrow Airport earlier this month and carried three boxes of Swiss chocolate-covered biscuits that my wife craves. They are impossible to ...
Politics & Policy

The Nature of Conflict

“Audubon Group Advocates Deer Hunting“–recent headline in the New York Times The New Jersey chapter of the conservationally ambiguous organization announced it has grown tired and bored of protecting deer, which ...
Politics & Policy

Op-Dead

The Washington Post is trying to kill me. I know that statement is grammatically incorrect, but it expresses my emotional reality, even if it’s only the editorial board that wants ...
Politics & Policy

Frankenkerry

I know almost nothing about John Kerry. That’s not his fault–it’s mine. Since Law & Order” now has three series on the air, plus constant reruns, that leaves precious little ...
Politics & Policy

Live From The Hole!

The DaVinci Holes. What are those mysterious, shadowy holes hidden in DaVinci’s masterworks? What about secret church documents buried 1,100 years ago? How does Baby Jessica McClure, who was trapped ...