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A snarky review of Dawkins’s new autobiography

Volume 2 of Richard Dawkins’s autobiography, <i>Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science</i>, is out in the UK (and Sept. 29 in the US); and though I …

Photograph: Terry Smith/The Life Images Collection/Getty<p>Richard Dawkins at Oxford in 1976, pictured right, studying insect behaviour with student Ted …

Mark Twain

Biden pays tribute to son, says he's unsure he can commit to presidential campaign

Vice President Joe Biden said late Thursday that he would be lying if he claimed to know that he had the emotional wherewithal to make a late entry into the 2016 Democratic presidential race.<p>"Nobody has a right, in my view, to seek that office unless they are willing to give it 110 percent of who …

Joseph Biden Tells Stephen Colbert He’s Not Yet Committed to 2016 Run – Variety

Appearing on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Thursday night, Vice President Joseph Biden said that he’d “be lying” if he were to say he was …

Stephen Colbert

How It Works: Death By Black Hole

A quantum quandary<p>As you fall feet first across an event horizon—the point where nothing can escape the black hole’s gravitational pull—you don’t feel anything change. But eventually, gravity is so much stronger at your feet than your head that you’re stretched apart, like Play-Doh, until you snap. …

Queen Elizabeth Becomes Britain’s Longest Reigning Monarch

Prince Charles