William F. Buckley

  • A Proposition

    The future of the American idea has of course to do with the question of permanency. It is here and there observed that the man who wrote the…

  • Aweigh

    A master and commander decides, after a lifetime on the water, that he will no longer go down to the sea

  • Bush for President

    Employment is up; inflation is down; and, in what amounts to a transvaluation of values, success as a social ideal now commands prestige. Why repudiate the politics that have brought us to this felicity?

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From "swag" to "on fleek," tweens choose.

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Cryotherapy's Dubious Appeal

James Hamblin tries a questionable medical treatment.

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Confessions of Moms Around the World

In Europe, mothers get maternity leave, discounted daycare, and flexible working hours.

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How Do Trees Know When It's Spring?

The science behind beautiful seasonal blooming

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