The end of time: We used to think the universe was never-ending in both age and extent, but recent research is challenging this idea — can the universe die? The first chapter from Split Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break from Feminism by Janet Halley. A look at how Herodotus' use of oracles clashes with our modern sense of divinity and rationality. Hey kid, why are you such a moron? Professor Ted Gup says his students are ignoramuses, and he has evidence to prove it. A review of All the Sad Young Literary Men by Keith Gessen (and an interview, and more and more and more and more and more and more). Endangered stuntmen: Computer graphics imagery has supplanted stunt work in many movies, and that's destroying one of the oldest pleasures of the silver screen. The introduction to What is Analytic Philosophy? by Hans-Johann Glock. The introduction to Extinction: How Life on Earth Nearly Ended 250 Million Years Ago by Douglas H. Erwin. More on Founding Faith by Steven Waldman. A review of Understanding America: The Anatomy of an Exceptional Nation. Intellectual sneering is no joke: The low opinion academics have of the public will not change until scholars open themselves up to debate. The introduction to International Law on the Left: Re-examining Marxist Legacies. A look at how Karl Marx predicted Hannah Montana would go nude.