September 17, 2012 Experts tell us the passwords for our myriad accounts and devices should be long, and contain numbers, letters and symbols, and not include personal information. Oh, and you're supposed to remember them all, too. In The Atlantic, Rachel Swaby argues the system is unsustainable and offers a solution.
May 15, 2012 Novelist Alice Randall sparked controversy with an op-ed in the New York Times in which she wrote, "chemically ... black fat may be the same as white fat. Culturally it is not." Randall argues that overweight women of all ethnicities must lose weight, but many are fat because they want to be.
April 23, 2012 Esther Cepeda recently learned a new word: "Hispandering." And, she writes in an op-ed for The Washington Post writers group, "it perfectly captures the spirit of the moment" in presidential politics. Cepeda sees both candidates clearly pandering to Hispanic voters, and she's disgusted.