Test Your ‘Star Wars’ Knowledge

Test Your ‘Star Wars’ Knowledge

Before you see “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” try your hand at this quiz about the cultural and marketing juggernaut the franchise has become. View…
News Quiz: Name That Narcissist

News Quiz: Name That Narcissist

News Quiz: Name That Narcissist Donald Trump and Silvio Berlusconi are eerily alike, as the accompanying column makes clear. And both are known for their…
Will You Be Seated on a Jury?

Will You Be Seated on a Jury?

You have been called for jury duty. But are you the kind of juror the lawyers want? Here is a hypothetical case, with questions designed…
Farmers’ Market Recipe Generator

Farmers’ Market Recipe Generator

Farmers’ Market Recipe Generator When the farmers’ markets are full of white eggplants, shell beans, baby squash, multicolored carrots and greens whose names you don’t…
The Many Ways to Run From Doping Charges

The Many Ways to Run From Doping Charges

Lance Armstrong’s confessional with Oprah Winfrey is another milestone for one of the longest frauds in professional sports, following years of whispering, accusations, recriminations and…
Quiz: Presidential Election History

Quiz: Presidential Election History

Quiz: Presidential Election History Match the president's name, below, with the candidate he opposed in the election year listed. Click on a president and drag…
The Deciders

The Deciders

The Deciders After all the speeches and advertisements, the polling and robocalls, the 2012 presidential election will hinge on the ballots cast by voters in…
The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

The Gospel of Jesus' Wife A historian of early Christianity at Harvard Divinity School has identified a papyrus fragment in the Coptic language that she…
One Race, Every Medalist Ever

One Race, Every Medalist Ever

Usain Bolt’s 9.63 set an Olympic record in the 100. So how far ahead of every Olympic medalist is he? View the interactive feature
Bob Beamon’s Long Olympic Shadow

Bob Beamon’s Long Olympic Shadow

Beamon’s performance in Mexico City in 1968 would beat the winner in London, Greg Rutherford of Britain, by about two feet. View the interactive feature
How to Win: The Vault

How to Win: The Vault

Jordyn Wieber of the United States is planning to attempt the Amanar vault in London. View the interactive feature
Map of the Shooting in Aurora

Map of the Shooting in Aurora

The police have identified James Eagen Holmes, 24, as the suspect in a shooting early Friday at the Century 16 Movie Theater in Aurora, Colo.…

LoLo Jones, Cleared for Takeoff

LoLo Jones, Cleared for Takeoff The London Olympics will be Jones's second trip to the Olympics in the 100-meter hurdles. Take a look at how…

Before & After: The Way We Were

Before & After: The Way We Were Whyte’s restaurant at 145 Fulton Street, photographed in 1909 when it was new and today, retains some of…
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