4-27-2010 The Day in Review

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Order! Order! A ruckus erupted in the Ukrainian Parliament
Iraqi electoral difficulties [continue](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/27/world/middleeast/27iraq.html?th&emc=th) as a court ruling seems to hand the election to current Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

Elisabeth Bumiller reports on the military’s usage of powerpoint.

Ukrainian Parliament ends up with egg on its face.

Howard Beck profiles Mikhail Prokhorov, the owner of the New Jersey Nyets Nets, neglects to mention his planeload of prostitutes.

Senior gymnast Carly Janiga won the individual championship in the uneven bars.

Lawrence Lessig decries the Catholic Church’s response to recent allegations of a child rape coverup.

Carole Terwilliger Meyers visits Hanna House, named for former Stanford Prof. Paul Hanna.

Stanford scientists discover a potential cause of a prehistoric mass extinction.

Dan Ariely finds a connection between power and moral judgment.

One of Malcolm X’s killers is set free.

Depressed people eat more chocolate.

Stanford telescope gives you permission to stare directly into the sun.

Joshua Green fires back at Andrew Sullivan.

Ross Douthat asks who is benefitting from Fox News’ success.


In the time of chimpanzees there was a monkey. Chuck Klosterman argues that Beck’s “Loser” defined the ’90s.


In 1667, blind and impoverished author John Milton sold the copyright to his book Paradise Lost for £10.

President Ulysses S. Grant was born in 1822.

Edward R. Murrow wished the world “good night, and good luck” for the last time when he passed away in 1965.

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