A group of handguns

Who Opposes Gun Control?

People who oppose gun control tend to be white, male, Protestant, and living in the West, Mountain states, or South.
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez  
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Napoleon Dynamite & the Neo-Western Film

The western genre is engrained in American film from its roots to today. Jared Hess' Napoleon Dynamite revises this legacy in a surprising way.
Punch clock next to a wall of timecards

The Trouble with Scientific Management

Frederick Taylor's scientific management theory has some holes in it.
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The History of Cremation in Japan

Although Buddhism propelled the popularity of cremation across Asia, its staying power, particularly in Japan, has been for practical reasons.
Extra Credit Suggested Readings from JSTOR Daily Editors

Suggested Reading: The truth about Shakespeare, How to Count Trees, the End of Work Friends

Our weekly pick of suggested reading.
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Hand to Ankle: A New Grafting Technique Offers Hope

The surgical reattachment or grafting of limbs has a short history because of its difficulty.
A note to the art community from the Guerilla Girls that points out how the price of art pieces continues to climb while employee wages fall

The Guerrilla Girls Turn 30

A secret collective of masked female artists known as the Guerrilla Girls has taken to the streets and museums to combat racism and sexism for 30 years.
Close-up of a spicy Chinese chicken dish

Will Spicy Foods Preserve You?

Spicy foods may prolong life; they certainly act as food preservatives.
Artist's concept of buckyballs and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons around an R Coronae Borealis star rich in hydrogen. Credit: MultiMedia Service (IAC)

What’s between the Stars? Buckyballs!

How buckyballs fit into the formation of new stars.
Museum of Broken Relationships exhibit

The Museum of Broken Relationships

Located in the historic Upper Town district of Zagreb, Croatia, the Museum of Broken Relationships began as an experiment.