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Muddling Toward Mediocrity by Matt Welch. If there was any recent political decision more opaque than Supreme Court Justice John Roberts’ tortured-if-fascinating majority decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, it might be German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s sign-off Friday on a [...]
About That God Particle… by Jeffrey Weiss. Through the magic of Internet streaming, I got to watch most of the presentation from Switzerland about the evidence for the Higgs boson. Unless I missed it, none of the scientists used the [...]
How Demanding Is the Tour de France? by Chris Abbiss. The Tour de France – currently underway – has long been regarded as one of the most demanding endurance events in sporting history. But what does that mean in physical [...]
Browse inside Losing My Religion: How I Lost My Faith Reporting on Religion in America—and Found Unexpected Peace by William Lobdell.