“That the disparity between men and women’s representation in science and math arises from culture rather than genetics seems beyond dispute.” In the NYT Magazine, Eileen Pollack tries to answer this question: Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?

+ “I asked 50 people on and around the reservation a simple question: If it were up to you and only you, would the Redskins change their name?” BuzzFeed’s Joe Flood on how the Redskins debate goes over on an actual Indian Reservation.

+ “About 8,000 years ago, maize was cultivated from teosinte, a wild grass that doesn’t look much like the modern corn we know today” Smithsonian Mag goes way back to explain why we eat popcorn at the movies.