Microbes can produce so much alcohol that people become drunk—and sustain liver damage—without touching any booze.
Scott Stossel"The man’s troubles began in 2004, when, having moved from China to attend college in Australia, he got really drunk. That would hardly have been a noteworthy event, **except the man hadn’t consumed any alcohol**"
Two journalists detail the results of their reporting on the Supreme Court justice’s past.
Scott StosselKate Kelly and Robin Pogrebin investigated Brett Kavanaugh for 10 months. Their conclusion: "Ford and Ramirez were mistreated by Kavanaugh when he was a teenager, and... Kavanaugh over the next 35 years became a better person."
A San Diego woman has had surgery after dreamed she was forced to eat her engagement ring woke up to discover that she had actually eaten it.
Jenna Evans was deep asleep on Tuesday night when she dreamed that her and her fiancé, Bobby, were on a...
Caught between a brutal meritocracy and a radical new progressivism, a parent tries to do right by his children while navigating New York City’s schools.
Scott Stossel“If you fail seventh grade you fail middle school, if you fail middle school you fail high school, if you fail high school you fail college, if you fail college you fail life.”
Scott Stossel"At times the new progressivism, carries a whiff of the 17th century...The atmosphere of mental constriction, the self-censorship and fear of public shaming, the intolerance of dissent—these are qualities of an illiberal politics."
Scott StosselThe competitive excesses of meritocracy are bad—but the authoritarian excesses of the new progressivism might be worse. George Packer reports on the crisis in American education--and what happens when the culture war comes for our kids
FOIA documents and a whistle-blower uncover how the Obama and Trump administrations used solitary in ways that critics say are arbitrary, cruel, and in violation of federal rules.
Scott StosselThe Atlantic has acquired documents revealing that ICE has put immigrant detainees into solitary confinement for such reasons as menstruating on a prison uniform and asking for a cigarette. @ian_urbina reports.
They attract money and attention to the predominantly white universities that showcase them, while HBCUs struggle. What would happen if they collectively decided to go to black schools?
Scott StosselFor years, predominantly white colleges have been exploiting the free labor of black folk to enrich themselves. Is it time for those athletes to take their talents to HBCUs? If they did, they'd crack the foundation of big-time college sports.
Scott StosselFor years, predominantly white colleges have been exploiting the free labor of black folk to enrich themselves. Is it time for those athletes to take their talents to HBCUs? If the did, they'd crack the foundation of big-time college sports.