Seeing in person what TV dulls or conceals
An evening at the ballpark, with Vinnie the Elk and friends
The man who taught America tennis during the boom era of the sport
Another strand in the fibers of civic connection
"The collision of the heel with the ground generates a significant impact transient, a nearly instantaneous, large force. This force sends a shock wave up through the body via the skeletal system." Scientists on what can happen when you run.
Talk shows aren't bringing on Captain Hazelwood to discuss safe shipping. But they still can't get enough of the Hazelwoods of foreign policy. Also, whether the "New York Times paradox" applies to public radio.
An evening in the ballpark, a look into the sports-in-America beat.
Why some readers view this photo as a frightening "trigger."
No one likes Donald Sterling, but maybe there is a better answer than forcing him to sell his team.
Think that these odd finger-shoes are "bullshit"? Think again.
A string that started when Lyndon Johnson was president and Barack Obama was a schoolboy in Jakarta still goes on.
The publishing industry is in terrible trouble, as we all know. But more high-quality work keeps getting published than anyone could possibly read. A few suggestions for today
"For Russians, if our hockey team wins, nothing else will matter. And if they lose, nothing else will matter."
What the Wright Brothers have wrought.
They didn't meet in the finals, but they do on the page, or screen.
The surprising meanings of a deceptively simple act.
Most females 'throw like girls,' but not for the reason you think.
Next up on The Fan: Noam 'The Perfesser' Chomsky!
Tennis players, politicians, robots, and Canadians -- all gone wild.
Hope springs eternal, before it is squashed.