A month of computer glitches is going to keep her from being elected President? I can't think the issues with the healthcare website are even close to as sensational as her involvement in the Benghazi business. It is quite likely that the ACA will end up being very popular by 2016 and Hillary will have the legacy of… » 11/01/13 4:01pm 11/01/13 4:01pm

It is funny you mention that given that this article characterizes male computer scientists as curvy. I think there is a general assumption that people who spend all day in front of a computer will look a certain way. It isn't necessarily accurate, but it seems to apply to both genders. » 10/26/13 3:13pm 10/26/13 3:13pm

My parents divorced when I was 7 and my little sister was 5. My mom tells this story about the day she told us (I wish my dad had had the guts to be there too). My mom says she was pretty upset, understandably, and was worried how we would react. She got us together and told us that she and dad were divorcing. My mom… » 10/20/13 12:16am 10/20/13 12:16am

As a guy, this is how I respond to possible physical threats. I (mostly unconsciously) make myself look like even if this person could eventually overpower me, he is going to pay for it. I still find myself sizing up men in whatever room I happen to find myself in case something happens and I have to fight. » 10/17/13 1:49am 10/17/13 1:49am

They don't eskew science when it contributes to their military objectives. Conquest was the major impetus for islamic rediscovery of greek and latin philosophy and it is the same today. The extremists are perfectly happy using chemistry, geometry, etc. when it helps them kill more people. » 10/07/13 4:27pm 10/07/13 4:27pm

How do suicide bombers "act"? What does a suicide bomber look like? She made an attempt on the life of the President (trying to breach the White House is treated as such an act). The whole event is a terrible tragedy, but, on the face of it, I can't find any fault with the police. » 10/04/13 3:09pm 10/04/13 3:09pm