For Boys, Moving to a Wealthier Neighborhood Is as Traumatic as Going to War -
The boys were thought of as thugs. Girls, on the other hand, were seen as helpless victims.
The picture is a remorseless succession of pretty frames with frosted colors that might come from a Viennese patisserie. — In Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson’s twee direction is “an avalanche of sickening sweetness.”
Bent on ignoring science, a college in Tennessee is making professors swear that Adam and Eve propagated humanity.
Joining Internet Commenters Everywhere, Hillary Clinton Compares Putin to Hitler -
Hillary Clinton reportedly compared Vladimir Putin to Hitler. The analogy is off, and also seems unpresidential (which isn’t irrelevant in Clinton’s case).
On this day in 1909 William H. Taft was inaugurated as the 27th President of the United States. To commemorate the occasion we selected this photograph from NYPL’s Photography Collection of President Taft with his presidential predecessor Theodore Roosevelt, who are both sporting some magnificent mustaches!
Why doesn’t Germany want economic sanctions against #Russia? This chart should explain it.
Today’s Putin was nervous, angry, cornered, and paranoid, periodically illuminated by flashes of his own righteousness. Here was an authoritarian dancing uncomfortably in his new dictator shoes, squirming in his throne. — Putin Has Lost His Mind
Obama's Vapid Rhetoric on Russia Is Accomplishing Nothing -
The president should invoke democratic ideals, condemn the Crimea occupation, and shut up.