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Mar 16, 2014 — From Afrika Bambaataa to Public Enemy and beyond, hip-hop has long been a culture to which young urban Muslims around the world can relate.
Mar 15, 2014 — Scott Weems' book HA! explores the science of when we laugh and why. He describes the part of your brain that's active when you laugh, and the controversy over whether ducks are funnier than chickens.
Mar 15, 2014 — In a new book, journalist Carl Hoffman lays out the case that when Michael Rockefeller disappeared on an art-collecting trip to New Guinea in 1961, he was likely killed by the local Asmat people.
Mar 14, 2014 — Attorney Philip K. Howard argues the U.S. has become a legal minefield and we need to simplify our laws.
Mar 14, 2014 — Legal scholar Lawrence Lessig says corruption is at the heart of American politics and issues a bipartisan call for change.