Yesterday in Washington, amid great fanfare, the Republican senator from Oklahoma, Tom Coburn, released a 73-page report called The National Science Foundation: Under the Microscope. The report — deemed “scathing” in an “exclusive” by ABC News,
In November of 1966, the poet Allen Ginsberg made a modest proposal to a room full of Unitarian ministers in Boston. “Everybody who hears my voice try the chemical LSD at least once,” he intoned.
A crumbling papyrus from ancient Egypt records the first cancer diagnosis in history. While Imhotep — poet, philosopher, and physician to the pharaohs — touted all manner of remedies for burns, wounds, and neurological ailments,