February 26, 2013 Will sequester cuts "hollow" out America's armed forces? Gary Varvel thinks the effects of sequestration are being exaggerated, while Patrick Chappatte argues that American military prowess will be harmed
February 25, 2013 Is science an unreliable partner? Commentator Tania Lombrozo admits that apparent contradictions between scientific studies, particularly those related to human health, can be unsettling. But she says that's no reason to give up on one of your most important partners in life.
February 25, 2013 Here's something new, exciting and just a little bit troubling: it's a little robot that you can fly with your phone. It's easy. It's versatile. It's got cameras so you can see and record what's going on in the apartments above you, the houses on your block, in backyards, sports fields. Nice, yes. But what happens to privacy if these things become very popular?
February 25, 2013 There's a core principle in Washington, "if you can't fix the problem, make sure you fix the blame." Eric Allie and Pat Bagley apply it to the pending sequester.
February 25, 2013 Seth MacFarlane hosted the 85th Academy Awards which Monkey See's Linda Holmes says was one of the worst hosting performances in Oscar history. Jokes about women just kept coming. His sexist jokes were in poor taste, sure, but if they'd been funny, nobody would have cared.
February 24, 2013 Vice President Joe Biden and NRA exec Wayne LaPierre have both made eyebrow-raising remarks during the debate on gun violence. John Deering and John Cole take those controversial comments a few steps further.
February 23, 2013 The Chinese military reportedly may have hacked almost every important computer network in Washington, and the U.S. has a new Distinguished Warfare Medal for drone operators. Cam Cardow and Nate Beeler recognize the frontline troops of cyber combat.
February 22, 2013 With sequestration only one week away, both President Obama and Congress took some time off. Nick Anderson and Chip Bok make their picks for who's doing the worst non-job.
February 21, 2013 The stark Chinese drama 11 Flowers meditates on the universal experiences of childhood even as it details the bizarre specifics of growing up during Mao's Cultural Revolution. The acquisition of a new white shirt changes a young boy as the revolution draws to a close. (Recommended)
February 21, 2013 Spotted hyenas live in groups that may exceed 100, working together to hunt and raise their young. They're incredibly successful social carnivores. New research suggests they may also hold clues to understanding the human evolutionary past.
February 21, 2013 As America seems even more divided along partisan lines, does either political party have an edge in terms of honesty or intelligence? Jeff Danziger and Eric Allie make their points by taking Republicans and Democrats at their words.
February 20, 2013 The Universe is different from the universe in commentator Marcelo Gleiser's eyes. It's not about grammar. It's about cosmology, about what we know versus what we are able to imagine.