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Did Ambrose Write Wild Blue Or Just Edit It?
The Stephen Ambrose plagiarism controversy continues: “Forbes.com has found that The Wild Blue contains passages lifted from at least six additional sources, bringing the total to nine, or roughly a third of the 28 books cited in the endnotes section.”

The Death of Daniel Pearl
“The slaughter of Daniel Pearl did not make a mockery of what his slaughterers believe. It was the perfect expression, the inevitable consequence, of what his slaughterers believe,” Leon Wieseltier writes. “I cannot recall in recent memory a more unreconstructed example of what we prefer to think of as ‘medieval’ anti-Semitism.”

Hormone Swings Affect Men, Too
“Irritable male syndrome” may be caused by a sudden drop in testosterone, New Scientist reports.