Ben Bradley

  • Offline again

    This comes via Blackberry message to my Atlantic colleagues, whom I've asked please to post it. On my last reporting trip to rural China before our…

  • Blue ribbon panels are great, just be sure you've got a Pabst Blue Ribbon panel to communicate outside the policy community.

  • If I had to make tough choices with a NASA budget, I'd make sure the scientific research continued, even if it meant canceling the human space flight…

  • Once desired, suburban and ex-urban communities with cul-de-sacs, McMansions, and long commutes could be on their way to becoming the blighted and…

  • The impact of the recession continues to be extremely uneven by gender, race, class, and occupation. The April unemployment rate for whites was 8…

  • One hopes the commission to investigate the causes of the current depression will devote more attention to formulating intelligent, constructive…

  • For all the naval-gazing done by us print guys about ourselves—namely the decline of newspapers amid catastrophic revenue declines—local…

  • The bailout worked. At a relatively modest, though by ordinary standards very large ($17 billion), cost to the government, the auto companies were…

  • QOTD

    What cannot and should not be ignored is the ongoing epidemic of HIV/AIDS -- an epidemic that is as severe right here in the nation's capital and…

  • Chrysler May Be Doomed, Analysts Say

    Restructuring Chrysler is a daunting task.By the end of this month, the automaker must persuade creditors to trim its massive debt, renegotiate how…

  • A New Foundation: Remarks of President Barack Obama

    It has now been twelve weeks since my administration began. And I think even our critics would agree that at the very least, we've been busy. In just…

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Juice Cleanses: The Worst Diet

A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

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