Reflections from one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century.
He had a lot of them.
The history of the Saint Valentine (176-273 A.D.) is hazy and legends vary.
One of the most dramatic events in American history is shrouded in mystery and oddity.
Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person.
Wise was he. (So spend five minutes on his couch.)
The basic premise of the show—ordinary human beings caught in extraordinary (and often supernatural) circumstances—never grows old.
The monastery was the most influential institution in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
Only 18 percent of today's 8th graders are proficient in U.S. history, and barely any could probably pass this test.
Black Friday videos reveal a lot about human nature.
A sobering comparison of the results of the Inquisition and secular torture.
'The contents of the Internet were the same old items in multiplied confusion.'
The term is getting thrown around a lot these days.
"All through the history of the West the Greeks have continued to spur innovation..."
Class is changing in America, as are our perceptions of it.
Here are six statistics that drive home just how much things have changed in America in a little more than a half-century:
The idea can be traced to the Stoic philosopher Epictetus.
What the Piltdown Man hoax from 1912 can teach science today.
This is a constitutional republic, and we don’t have a commander in chief.
"Second-wave feminism went off the track when it started to demonize men and blame them for all the evils in human history."
Should Americans have a right to garden in their own yards?
When Germany occupied Hungary, the Nazis mandated that all Jews wear a yellow star and few Jews dared to resist.
Carson and Cannan Huey-You are making headlines for the early age at which they begin their college careers.
Unfortunately, they're directly contradicting some of the greatest thinkers of all time by taking such a view.
Everyone knows that had Lincoln not attacked the South, slavery would exist today, right?
L.M. Montgomery's beloved Anne books give many examples of how true victims should behave.
The Epic of Gilgamesh explores the nature and meaning of being human, and asks the questions that continue to be debated in the modern day.
Arizona lawmaker Paul Mosley joins a growing number of citizens concerned about the rise in forced schooling and the decline in overall competence.