From Esquire, a look at how Dean Kamen's Magical Water Machine could save the world; and the American Way of Justice: As his client, Salim Hamdan, is released from Guantanamo Bay, revisit one bold JAG lawyer's inside accounting of how he convinced the Supreme Court that President Bush had breached the Constitution. A review of And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac. Is America’s new declinism for real? Gideon Rachman wants to know. The bad news for Tyrannasaurus Republicans lies in the tens of millions of voters who have yet to make it to the rolls and why, when they do, they are likely to register as Democrats. Recession Realities: A look at why the worst is yet to come. Don't get depressed, it's not 1929: Why all those Great Depression analogies are wrong. It turns out money really does buy happiness — uh-oh. From Cafe Babel, why boo the French national anthem at a football stadium? A look at 5 astounding advances in the science of getting drunk. Here's the latest issue of Sexual Intelligence. From New Scientist, a look at the dizzying diversity of human sexual strategies. From Scientific American, why do men buy sex? Some researchers say johns seek intimacy on demand; others believe they typically want to dominate women. Balls and brain: The quality of a man’s sperm depends on how intelligent he is, and vice versa.

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