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Colin Kaepernick Should Do a Ride Along With Chicago Police

Colin Kaepernick Should Do a Ride Along With Chicago Police

The 49ers’ quarterback, who says police are targeting people of color, might benefit from seeing things from police officers’ perspectives.

The Knitting Revival: A Quest for Life Purpose?

Would we have healthier and happier children if we focused on instilling more basic skills such as knitting, cooking, and other handicrafts? 

Stop Drinking Coffee and Alcohol for a Year and This Happens

Ever wonder what your life would be like if you suddenly dropped some of the habits that you do regularly?

Tyler Perry Responds to Charge His New Show is ‘Too White’

‘That is so ridiculous, man. People are people. People need to let all that go.’

Can You Identify These Famous People From The Middle Ages?

Here are 20 medieval rulers, saints, men and women depicted in medieval art.

Why the Hell Do People Read Celebrity Self-Help Books?

If you're seeking self improvement, there might be better places to look than Lindsay Lohan's new book.  

Children Should be Encouraged to Read Fantasy Fiction

Children Should be Encouraged to Read Fantasy Fiction

Fantasy fiction is often pooh-poohed by academics and intellectuals, but it can whet the appetite for learning.

Why ‘Star Wars’ Is Crushing ‘Star Trek’ in Pop Culture

It has something to do with the virtues and values emphasized in each of the franchises. 

So you think you're smart? Take the Final Jeopardy quiz and find out.

All three contestants failed to answer any of these Final Jeopardy questions right. How can you do?

Actor: Western Civilization is in Danger of Losing

The actor who played Gimli has become an outspoken defender of the West.

Why Women (Still) Aren't Funny

A look back on Christopher Hitchens’ controversial essay 10 years later. 

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‘White America’: Eminem channels Christopher Lasch

"Indeed, the attraction of black culture for disaffected whites suggests that black culture now speaks to a general condition...:"

Muslim in hijab should have had US flag-bearing honor at Olympic Games... says everyone on the internet except me

Muslim in hijab should have had US flag-bearing honor at Olympic Games... says everyone on the internet except me

People are upset that Michael Phelps was tapped to be the Team USA flag bearer.

Olympic Athlete: ‘I was born to have babies’

Does society have a problem accepting the idea that motherhood can be a fulfilling and non-shameful role for a woman?

Can You Pass 5th Grade Science?

Let's see how well you remember 5th grade science. 

What Star Wars can teach us about constitutional democracy

In his insightful new book, Cass Sunstein explores constitutional questions through the prism of Star Wars.

Do you have a photographic memory?

Just 1 percent of people can pass this difficult memory test. Can you?

What Quentin Tarantino can teach us about ... Theology?

Dark, violent, and vulgar, Mr. Tarantino’s movies are hardly the first thing one thinks of when looking to derive theological reflection. But ...

History Quiz: Kings of Medieval England

Think you know medieval history? Try our quiz on English kings from Medievalists.net.

Can You Solve These Medieval Riddles?

'No one can hold me in his palms or sight: I scatter sudden clatter far and wide. I want to hammer oaks with...'

How Machiavellian Are You?

Is it better to be feared or loved? Let's see how much Machiavelli you have in you!

That Alexander Hamilton Had One Messed Up Childhood

That Alexander Hamilton Had One Messed Up Childhood

But his Dickensian upbringing is not the most amazing part of the story.

Who Wrote This Medieval Literary Classic?

Can you match these nine famous medieval authors to their works?

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