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The foreign feeling of 'you can't get there from here'

11/08/11 08:12PM

Yesterday afternoon I spent a don't-tell-the-boss amount of time perusing the Wall Street Journal's list of college majors* categorized by popularity, employment rate and income range, and feeling general anxiety on behalf of everyone who faces that decision. I don't know about you, but I often like to think about what I'd study if I went back to school. There are some professions that seem really interesting to me that I didn't know existed when I was picking what to study. read more

Ahead on the 11/8 Maddow show

11/08/11 07:29PM

Tonight's guests include:State Rep. Armond Budish, (D) Ohio, general assembly minority leaderBen Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACPMelissa Harris-Perry, professor of politics and Tulane University and msnbc contributorRep. Chellie Pingree, (D) MaineExecutive producer Bill Wolff shares a preview of tonight's show:  read more

Election Night in America

Election Night in America

11/08/11 07:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - it's an Election Night extravaganza, plus we've got the... watch



11/08/11 04:15PM

Stop what you're doing and go scroll through Christoph Niemann's sketched account of his NYC marathon run. Now.  read more

Fear Itself (special asteroid edition)

11/08/11 03:30PM

An article in Foreign Policy detailing what potential threats keep our leaders up at night launched quite the discussion about your own fears and anxieties.Your responses were inspired (more on that in a sec.)I neglected to share my own personal nightmare, which is that an aircraft-carrier-sized asteroid will smash into the earth like Gallagher's hammer into a watermelon.A 1,300-foot-wide space bullet called 2005 YU55 is making a pass by the Earth today so close it's actually inside the moon's orbit. Too close! Too close! Says the L.A. read more