The Black Lives Matter movement is interested in learning from the NSA whistleblower; a Caucasian poet submitting work under an Asian name has caused controversy in the literary world; meanwhile, “superhenge,” a Neolithic site five times the size of Stonehenge, was recently discovered. These discoveries and more below.

How to Stop Misreading Homicide Statistics Yes, some U.S. cities have experienced an uptick in murders this summer. Here’s what that doesn’t mean.

The White Poet Who Used an Asian Pseudonym to Get Published Is a Cheater, Not a Crusader Congratulations to Yi-Fen Chou, whose poem “The Bees, the Flowers, Jesus, Ancient Tigers, Poseidon, Adam and Eve” was selected for inclusion in the Best American Poetry anthology for 2015.

Migration Patterns: Are More People Immigrating? Record numbers of migrants have flooded Europe in 2015 as hundreds of thousands of people seek refuge from war, poverty, political persecution and instability in their home countries.

Is Erotic Longing Between Professors and Students Unavoidable? My freshman American literature course presented me with many revelations, but one of the most indelible happened not inside the auditorium classroom where, twice a week, our professor stood onstage in front of more than a hundred 18-year-olds.

The Heartbreaking Image of the Syrian Boy Will Not Necessarily Lead to Action Images make us care about the news but their impact is not assured.

How Art Reveals the Limits of Neuroscience You go to a gallery. The work is strange.

New Ivy League, Same Old Elitism Most Americans think of the 1960s as a time of deep and passionate conflicts, whose consequences were profound and durable.

Drowned Syrian Boy Exposes Israeli Hypocrisy Why are Israelis so moved by the image of a dead Syrian refugee, but oblivious to the plight of a slain Palestinian child?

When I Said I Was Leaving Israel, I Got These 5 Reactions ‘How could you? Take me with you. It’s a good time to get the hell out of here.’ Just a few of the reactions this writer has received as she packed her bags for a trip to America with no defined return date.

Haunting Image Spurs Action on Refugees A week ago a picture of a drowned Syrian toddler took over the media. How can it be assured impact?

What to Do When the Outrage Is Aimed at Your Campus The email arrived two days after a gunman killed a dozen people at the Washington Navy Yard.

Danish Researchers Have an Enraging Proposal to Speed Up Queues: Serve the Last Person First Hungarian-born British author George Mikes once wrote “an Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.”

Higher Education’s Internet Outrage Machine Campus Reform carefully tracks how well it creates headaches in academe.

What Black Lives Matter Is Learning From Edward Snowden One of the leading figures in the Black Lives Matter movement, DeRay Mckesson, says he’s interested in what the Black Lives Matter movement can learn from Edward Snowden.

Cheney’s Iran Lie Exposed in Dramatic Fashion Former Vice President Dick Cheney was scheduled to speak Tuesday at a D.C. think tank, delivering remarks intended to condemn the international nuclear agreement with Iran.

Scientists Find ‘Superhenge’ That Could Be Five Times the Area of Stonehenge A formation of around 90 stone monoliths has been found 3 kilometres northeast of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, Britain, and archaeologists suspect it could be part of the largest Neolithic site ever discovered.

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