Articles of Note

The medieval Voynich Manuscript is indecipherable, its illustrations bizarre. A century of scholarship gives rise to a theory: It's just gibberish... more »

New Books

Should ancestry be ignored, embraced, or discarded?What is family pride? Does being born into a group say anything fundamental about who you are?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Gone is the snark, the trolling, the takedown. The Internet, once home to antagonists and curmudgeons, is now a den of flattery. Our loss... more »