The only two non-mediocre things that have happened during the Super Bowl in a decade were the power outage and when dude caught the ball on his hat.
And if your response to that is
~~ BEYONCE!! ~~
you need to take a long, hard look in the mirror.
But the best is that lawyers don't let anyone say "Super Bowl" on TV. It's hysterically ridiculous. The end.
In 2008, the CIA helped Mossad kill a Hezbollah leader with a car bomb.
The history of New York City, told simply and elegantly through maps.
The factor that pushed Romney to consider running: the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
The Lawrence Bump in this story about Jeb Bush is not my father, Laurence Bump.
A new Obama executive order will mandate considering rising sea levels (and other climate effects) in federal projects.
Working from home is best when there are workmen drilling in your walls and your dog is barking at them.
During the Civil War, the Times reported on a base-ball championship, halted by rain.
I'm old enough to remember when Mitt Romney was thinking about running in 2016.
Testing the waters and finding them awfully cold doesn't seem much like "playing the media" to me.
I am intrigued by the fact that possible presidents were once random people, while their opponents were little kids. So I made this.
There is an awful lot of motivated reasoning in this pro-con for a new Romney run. Which was a problem in the past.
The parts of New York City that are built on waste, excavated dirt, and garbage.
Fusion profiles one of the 75 million U.S. households without internet access.
This drone footage of Auschwitz adds a sense of scale I haven't felt before.
It seems weird, by the way, that there's a highway that runs just past it. I understand Europe isn't spacious, but still.
The Internet Archive is building the information index that Google isn't.
This took a while: The most generous ZIP codes to each party's presidential candidates since 1980.
An exhaustive, clever reminder that Super Bowl half-time shows are as dumb as the ads.
Really, the Super Bowl is an exercise in trying to muster enthusiasm about usually mediocre sports, ads, and music.
"Morgan said she excludes those she believes to be Muslim based on their names." What could go wrong.
Hearing reports that a Clinton campaign announcement is slotted for Halloween 2016. Risky.
Is less than a week long enough to carry Clinton to victory in the general? Her team is counting on huge fundraising numbers to help.
Though to be honest, saying "I will minimize the extent to which you have to hear about a presidential election" would earn some votes.
The responding volley in the Great TNR War of 2014 is an exceptional one.