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  • Don't blame voters for low turnout

    Suppose nobody votes this year. On Nov. 4 the doors to the polling places are thrown open, and there isn't anyone in line. No absentee ballots are filed. No one litigates, charging either fraud or discrimination, because there weren't any voters. It won'...
  • Joe Paterno dies at 85; transformed Penn State into football power

    During a six-decade career, Joe Paterno transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power, creating a legacy that no one thought could be beaten — or tarnished. But the Ivy League-educated coach who demanded that his players...
  • U.S., West have moral authority to criticize Putin over Crimea

    U.S., West have moral authority to criticize Putin over Crimea
    In one of those peculiar ironies of our self-involvement in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Crimea, it is the moral authority of the United States that is evidently in play. "U.S. Lacks Moral Authority to Criticize Russia for Intervening in...
  • Everybody's a curator

    Everybody's a curator
    You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so. Therefore you curate movies. You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music. I don't have a...
  • Meet artist Michelle Grabner, Whitney Biennial 2014 curator

    Meet artist Michelle Grabner, Whitney Biennial 2014 curator
    A few months before Michelle Grabner presided over the final details of the prestigious 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art here, a white Buick LeSabre plowed into the side of her small art gallery in Oak Park. This was back in the...
  • Enrichment from experts on the cheap

    Free entertainment online is nothing new, but what if you could access a form of entertainment and enrichment over the Internet that others pay thousands of dollars for and that keeps you occupied for weeks at a time? That's one of the allures of MOOCs...
  • Fighting the world's most dangerous software

    At what point does a cyber-attack become an act of war? My question is prompted by this week's news that a highly sophisticated malware program called Mask has spent the last six years stealing valuable intelligence from supposedly secure government...
  • Pet news briefs: Dog attack stats ranked by city

    The U.S. Postal Service has released dog attack rankings for 2012 by city. Last year, nearly 5,900 letter carriers were attacked by dogs. Overall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were thought to be about 4.7 million...
  • DeStefano: Regional Plans, Good Research Key

    If you remember New Haven two decades ago, you must tip your hat to former Mayor John DeStefano Jr. The Elm City was moribund when he took office, with empty buildings, litter blowing down Chapel Street, no sense of where it was going. Today, downtown...
  • For Yale Hockey Star, Swiss Olympics Team A Dream Come True

    NEW HAVEN — Playing in the Olympics was actually Phoebe Staenz's second dream. Her first? "My first was to play in the NHL," she said. "Until I found out women couldn't play there." Staenz is a freshman on the Yale University women's ice...
  • Keep the government out of the Redskins' name

    You might have missed the news that Nominet, the domain name registry for the U.K., is considering a ban on offensive terms. This comes on the heels of the U.K.'s plan to filter out sites the government deems objectionable, such as those featuring...
  • Simple lesson in Nobel Prize-winning research: Pick index funds

    Simple lesson in Nobel Prize-winning research: Pick index funds
      Pick up studies by two of this year's Nobel Prize-winning economists, Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen, and the work by the University of Chicago professors might make your head spin. But the simple conclusion from all the research is important...