Tag: ideas

Feb 13

The Right’s Favorite New Intellectual Has Some Truly Pitiable Ideas About Masculinity

Click here for reuse options! Why does anyone take Jordan Peterson seriously? More than a decade ago, when he reviewed Harvard curmudgeon Harvey Mansfield’s book, Manliness, Walter Kirn asked: “In just which far-off galaxy has Mansfield set up his telescope to scrutinize the doings of us earthlings?” Mansfield’s book, whose port-and-pipesmoke fantasy of masculinity was …

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Jan 08

NASA captures stunning new images of Jupiter, ‘rewriting our ideas of how giant planets work’

I believe the word you’re looking for is “breathtaking.” NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which has been orbiting Jupiter for the past year and a half, has returned a series of photographs of the giant planet that are no less than spectacular. The images, taken during the mission’s tenth trip around the planet and edited by two citizen scientists, include mesmerizing …

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