The Reason America Fell in Love With Zombies Again

A look back in history at apocalyptic literature reveals some of the same trends that have made zombie apocalypses so popular today.

Should Parents Stop Paying for Their Kid’s College?

Kids might be more equipped to face adulthood if they did.

Harvard Prof on the Frightening Consequence of Relativism

"All you can do is indoctrinate..."

Was Plato Liberal or Totalitarian?

A professor of philosophy explains.

Why Do So Many People Lack Compassion?

And is it a blessing or a curse?

Thomas Jefferson’s 3 Tips for the Presidential Debate

Hillary and The Donald aren't the only ones who stand to benefit from these tips.

How Rome Described Their Barbarians

A famous description of barbarians suggests modern parallels.

Media Bury Police Officer’s Race in Charlotte Shooting

The NYT mentioned George Zimmerman's race in the first paragraph of Trayvon Martin shooting. Brentley Vinson's race is mentioned in the 30th.

Top 10 High School Books: 1900 vs. 1990

Should these comparisons cause us to reconsider the books today's high school students read?

Famous Educator: Schools Have Become 'Intellectually Chaotic'

Most schools have no idea what they're doing when it comes to curriculum.

Did the Ancient Greeks Believe in Freedom?

Would the Ancient Greeks have understood our modern conception of man as a free, autonomous agent who chooses his own ends?

Is Technology Addiction the New Barbarism?

A series of recent studies highlights how techno-addiction is seeping into the classroom.

What the New Pagans and Christians Have in Common

Today is the Fall Equinox, which is being welcomed by some throwback pagan celebrations.

Looting in Ferguson

Free Sh*t Matters?

Looting and rioting in Charlotte doesn’t help your cause. 

Why the U.S. Education Secretary is Wrong on Homeschooling

Is it time we put to rest the idea that homeschoolers are social outcasts?

Being Intelligent Doesn't Require You To Be a Jerk

Intellectual types are usually kind of jerks, right?

12-Year-Old Finds Knife at School, Turns it in, Gets Suspended For a Year

The school later reduced the suspension to 30 days.    

How The Internet Is Changing The Way We Live

A British academic just came out with a book about it.

5 Diseases You’re More Likely to Develop by Not Sleeping Enough

Here are five diseases and chronic conditions that have been linked to a lack of sleep.

Parents Have Been Demoted to Deputy School Teachers

Rather than schools acting in loco parentis, parents act in loco scholis (in place of the school at home).

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

America’s top fast food chain has fired 70 American accountants and replaced them with foreign workers, reports say.

The ‘Sick’ Reason Students Are Reading Less and Less

A 9th grade teacher polled his class and found this answer.

A New Logical Fallacy Is Popping Up

It's a cross between an ad hominem and a straw man.

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