Columbia planning prof and his students imagine a New York of bike shares and self-driving cars
Former City Councilmember Eva Moskowitz, with Bloomberg's union-busting blessing, is pushing her Success Academy edu-franchise into Brooklyn. The natives aren't buying.
The Director of Anvil! seeks out the woman behind the Master of Suspense
A Supreme Court case has colleges considering how to stay diverse if race-based admissions is axed
A "rage comic" created by an 18-year-old college sophomore in Bozeman, Montana has grabbed the attention of Reddit users tonight. At more than 100,000 views, the cartoon, titled "What the Church of Scientology did to my family" is a quick success, and has generated more than 900 comments at this po ... More >>
Mike Watt (center) and his Missingmen To dig up some remotely negative bluster thrown at flannel-flyin,' bass-pluckin' Minutemen/fIREHOSE/Stooges punk-rock guru and super-nice dude Mike Watt is no small feat. Enter Watt's ol' SST Records pal Henry Rollins for lighthearted jabs at Watt, found in Rol ... More >>
Federal law gives gay citizens with foreign partners tough choices: Leave the U.S. Lose your love. Break the law.
Choose Basil Rathbone over Robert Downey
A shock of recognition went down my spine as I watched Pittsburgh gym shooter George Sodini giving a video tour of his house.Now that Sodini has killed three women and himself in Tuesday's horrific shooting, we're all ghoulishly picking over his Internet corpse. The man's diary, for example, reveale ... More >>
Job losses are accelerating. Big companies on both sides of the Atlantic -- including carmakers who are not part of the Big Three, and insurers -- are posting big losses. Banks are closing. Etc. All this you know. To stop the bleeding, President Obama last week pushed hard for a giant stimulus p ... More >>
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Much as he hates to admit it, Rudy loved (most of) those huddled masses
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Hunter S. Thompson's widow Anita tries moving the celebrated writer's legacy forward
We haven't been able to keep out immigrants based on their HIV status. But should we worry about it?
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Is the Museum of Modern Art becoming a madman who thinks it is king?
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Old-guard hip-hop dancers return to Times Square
Noah Feldman helped write the Iraqi constitution. Now he gets to watch it sink or swim.
Sun Burnin', Page Turnin'
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English as a Really Foreign Language
Reporter Sues News Corp. for $10 Million
Nat Turners Second Coming
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Eating Disorders and the Female Athlete
The Eighth Annual Village Voice Sportswriters' Poll
New Mexican appointee in Washington tied to paramilitary massacre
Hunter coach Mike Brown loves the game so much, he quit big-time ball.