Woman Saves the Day After Happening Upon a Father Trying to Kill His…

When one talks about being in the right place at the right time, that place isn't usually a cemetery. Yet that was exactly where 21-year-old Jaymisha Pires was this weekend with a friend when she saw a man starting to slice the arms of a young boy with a sharp object. The man turned out to be 30-year-old Joseph… » 4/30/12 11:55pm 4/30/12 11:55pm

Ladies, It's Time To Stop Giving Things Up

Whether it's giving up sex for a younger face, or years of their lives for thinner thighs, the media loves a story about ladies renouncing shit. It's time for us to give up giving up. » 4/12/11 5:00pm 4/12/11 5:00pm

NYT Magazine: How Can A Marriage Be Equal When One Of You Is President?

Here's something refreshing: Learning about a politician's marriage before it's a complete trainwreck! For this week's New York Times magazine cover story, Jodi Kantor spoke to Barack and Michelle Obama about their relationship. » 10/28/09 8:00pm 10/28/09 8:00pm

Of Human Bondage

A new book explores the ancient city of Cahokia, which lay along the Mississippi. Along with elaborate infrastructure, archeologists have uncovered evidence of large-scale human sacrifice, including two prominent men surrounded by the sacrificed corpses of 53 "lower-status women." [Salon] » 8/07/09 11:20am 8/07/09 11:20am