The gender discrepancy in college sports, The Atlantic's "American Futures" series travels to Fresno, what the century-old case of Phineas Gage shows us about how the brain perceives time, what Netanyahu's victory means for the future of AIPAC, and more...

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

When Bibi Won, AIPAC Lost

Israel is set to become even more polarizing in American politics.

Peter Beinart

Manual Labor, All Night Long: The Reality of Paying for College

A UPS program in Louisville gives students free tuition for working the third shift, but at what cost?

Alana Semuels

3-D Printing Just Got 100 Times Faster

Machines of the future make their predecessors seem as old-school as the dot matrix printer.

Nicholas St. Fleur

The Gunman: This Time the Grizzled Ex-Killer Is Sean Penn

A spoilereview of the actor's sanctimonious bid to be the next Liam Neeson

Christopher Orr

Phineas Gage, Gauging Time

Why do people feel the hours pass more slowly or quickly than they really do? The famous story of a man who lived after an iron flew through his skull holds clues.

Cody C. Delistraty

What Gender Inequality Looks Like in Collegiate Sports

Despite some progress through Title IX and other policies, female coaches and players are still significantly marginalized and undervalued.

Terrance F. Ross

Gay and Mennonite

They vote on everything. They’re committed to peace. Can a church that defines itself by harmony survive dissonance over homosexuality?

Emma Green

California's Centers of Technology: Bay Area, L.A., San Diego, and ... Fresno?

How would you build a high-tech center in a vast farming zone? You might start by applying tech solutions to farming problems of water use and sustainability in all forms.

James Fallows

Bibi Deploys the Southern Strategy

Benjamin Netanyahu, now and forever (it seems) Israel's prime minister, will do whatever it takes to keep his job, including renouncing his own positions.

Jeffrey Goldberg

Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe?

For half a century, memories of the Holocaust limited anti-Semitism on the Continent. That period has ended—the recent fatal attacks in Paris and Copenhagen are merely the latest examples of rising violence against Jews. Renewed vitriol among right-wing fascists and new threats from radicalized Islamists have created a crisis, confronting Jews with an agonizing choice.

Jeffrey Goldberg

Video: This Japanese Inn Has Been Open For 1,300 Years

Houshi Ryokan was founded in the year 718. A millennium later, it's one of the oldest family businesses in the world.

Chris Heller

Photo: The Battle for Tikrit

For the past two weeks, 30,000 Iraqi soldiers and police officers, and several increasingly influential paramilitary popular mobilization units have been advancing on the city of Tikrit and the surrounding ISIS-held territory north of Baghdad.