The children I teach are indifferent to the adult world.
Have we brought public education down to such a low shelf that average students are now "gifted"?
Here are five Mark Twain inspired tips for living a better life.
What drove Stalin to commit atrocities on such a grand scale? Lust for power? Blood thirst? Or an emotion even more primal?
Experience is also an important teacher.
Is it any wonder that there's a lack of good men?
Does he offer some clarity in the emotional immigration debate we find ourselves in?
It’s not 1968, but it sure feels like it is. Is social media to blame?
Trump’s behavior and appearance would be viewed as indicating a severe excess of yellow bile – a terrible imbalance of humor.
High school English teacher Paul Barnwell made two interesting observations yesterday.
Societal breakdown, insecurity, and the rise of the police state.
Think you know medieval history? Try our quiz on English kings from Medievalists.net.
These reviews of 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' and 'Hamlet' are not kind.
Don't expect them to answer basic questions about their own civilization.
For most of human history, we lived in a world of a few haves and lots of have-nots.
'No one can hold me in his palms or sight: I scatter sudden clatter far and wide. I want to hammer oaks with...'
Surprisingly, it's not reading.
It might have went down something like this ...
A new study - and a revered expert - seem to suggest that the answer is yes.
This is a tough one. See if you can break 50 percent.
The casualties of the first world war went beyond the loss of life.
Here's the first instance of it ever being used.
Rome’s famous natural historian offered some, er, unusual cures for various ailments.
Some of our most popular phrases have a long history, including some that go back to the Middle Ages.
The cult of leadership has consequences.
In a new mini documentary produced by We The Internet, former Brown University student Rob Montz visits his alma mater to ask an increasingly relevant question: “Is the university killing free speech and open debate?”
America's Founding Fathers got a lot right, but they made some mistakes along the way.
What the trial of Socrates teaches us about cheating--and the difference between winning and greatness.