Politics

Outrage Barometer

by: Michael Shields Calculating the appropriate level of outrage to the recent NSA scandal isn’t as easy as it may seem…. I am having one…

Plugged Into the Machine

By: Tom Rau The future of currency has arrived, but are we ready to set our paper money to flames?  Jon is a computer programmer,…

Vanishing Caloric Density

by: Michael Shields An in-depth look at Cheetos (“the height of food engineering”), through the eyes of Michael Moss’s latest tell-all: Sugar, Salt Fat, How…

Lungs & Guns

by: Michael Shields 3D printing is on the verge of changing the world, but the verdict is still out if this is indeed a good…

GM(n)O’s?

by: Michael Shields A brief capsulation of a problem that must be confronted before it is too late.  GMO’s 101…… The old saying goes if you’re…

Fed Up

Fed Up

by: Heather Fawn The rape and murder of a 23 year old woman in India heavies our hearts and opens our eyes, once again, to…

All I Want For Christmas

Across the Margin, to conclude our 12 days of holiday stories lovingly termed ‘Across the Holidays’, offers a few holiday wishes in the wake of…

Debate Night in America — Round 3

By Michael Shields and Chris Thompson The final of three 2012 general election presidential debates occurred Monday evening. Across the Margin’s Chris Thompson and Michael…

Debate Night in America — Round 2

by: Michael Shields The second of three 2012 general election presidential debates occurred last evening. Across the Margin’s Michael Shields assesses its dramatic effect. I…

Debate Night In America — Round 1

by: Chris Thompson The first of three 2012 general election presidential debates went down Wednesday night. Across the Margin’s Chris Thompson assesses its dramatic effect….

Bubba

by: Michael Shields A breath of fresh air that captivated a nation….. The word man-crush is a word that invaded pop culture at about the…