‘The Last Days of Franz Kafka’

Sam Kinchin-Smith in the LRB Blog: The coincidence of the centenary of Kafka’s death, on…

Thursday Poem: Conversation With Immigration Officer

She looks at your papers.She asks your husband to step out.She asks you where your…

Why Modi and His Party Failed to Achieve a Third Successive Landslide Win

AFP report in Dawn: Critics and rights groups accused Modi of ramping up rhetoric against…

The S-Matrix Is the Oracle Physicists Turn To in Times of Crisis

Particle physicists in search of the next theory of reality are consulting a mathematical structure…

Hackers: Patriots, Pirates or Profiteers?

Christopher K. Tong at The Conversation: A recent restructuring of China’s cyberforce and a document…

Scientists Smashed a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid. Here’s What They’re Learning From the Aftermath.

By Theo Nicitopoulos at Singularity Hub: On a fall evening in 2022, scientists at the…

Can Chameleons Change Color in Their Sleep?

The Conversation’s Curious Kids Podcast: Have you ever wondered how chameleons change color? And can…

What’s the Difference Between Vegan and Vegetarian?

Katherine Livingstone at The Conversation: Vegan and vegetarian diets are plant-based diets. Both include plant…

Wednesday Poem: Do Top Dogs Care

I place my body — life, in hands ofcorporate heads and engineersI am in my…

Looking Back on the Second Trump Administration

by Richard Farr at 3 Quarks Daily: Historians often ask what led to Trump’s landslide…

Why Doctors Dismiss the Gut-brain Relationship

Xi Chen at Aeon: Today, unlike in the 1990s, it is well established that conditions…

COVID Accountability: Fauci Made a Few Preposterous Claims During His Congressional Testimony

by Liz Wolfe at Reason: On Monday, Anthony Fauci—formerly the chief medical adviser to the…