In his reprise as governor, he's been as ruthlessly practical as he's been reflective, embracing his inner politician to restore the California dream.
Research finds that same-sex unions are happier than heterosexual marriages. What can gay and lesbian couples teach straight ones about living in harmony?
Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.
Few possess it, and not many want to. Explaining men's ambivalent relationship with an amoral virtue.
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They can—but mainly by doing things other than what we want and expect from them.
A new graphical warning system
Should we mourn them?
Our advice columnist to the rescue
And why do we use them at all?
The tech-industry veteran Linda Stone on how to pay attention
New research on first impressions
What Republicans can learn from the Democrats' revival
What to make of the 28-year-old columnist's contempt for the GOP—and its would-be reformers
An American icon finds immortality
Americans are laboring less than ever. So why do we feel so busy?
Even half a century after her suicide, both her work and her life remain thrilling and horrifying.
Listening to a young band rapidly assimilating and remixing genres it would soon transcend
The difficulty of recognizing excellence in its own time
Pardon my French
Responses and reverberations
What was the most influential TV show ever?