Newly declassified docs reveal Queen's secret 1983 nuclear war speech

During the early 1980s, as the Cold War heated up, British officials drafted a stirring speech for Queen Elizabeth in the event of imminent nuclear war. Here's what she would have said to her loyal subjects on the eve of armageddon. » 8/01/13 1:40pm 8/01/13 1:40pm

Sound advice for smart humans: “Be ignorant, be silent, be thick”

At Wellesley College's 2012 Commencement Ceremony, political scientist and MSNBC television host Melissa Harris-Perry offered the gathered graduates three pieces of invaluable advice. "Be ignorant," she urged them them, "be silent, and be thick." » 7/09/13 11:27am 7/09/13 11:27am