Liberals want President Obama to find a progressive nominee for the Supreme Court who is “an intellectual giant, and also passionate, persuasive, and politically savvy enough to build consensus and outfox the court’s conservatives” — someone not unlike Justice William J. Brennan Jr., who retired from the court in 1990. But the modern day Supreme Court may not be a hospitable place for a consensus builder in Brennan’s mold, writes Seth Stern.
We could even benefit from more whataboutisms — if they’re used properly.
Sooner or later, Earth is going to be hit by a large enough space object to cause significant damage to humanity. Stopping them isn’t easy.
The recipe for a perfect date night: a rom-com, a bowl of popcorn, and a syringe of testosterone — at least for gerbils, anyway.
Short-hop regional flights could be running on batteries in a few years.
Fluphenazine, once used to treat schizophrenia, is capable of blocking a compound connected to chronic pain.