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D-Day's Greatest Hero: Agent Garbo

D-Day's Greatest Hero: Agent Garbo

Double agent Juan Pujol García fooled Hitler in one of the great ruses of history. 

U.S. Students Cheat Far Less Than International Ones
Why the Muslim Mind ‘Closed’

Why the Muslim Mind ‘Closed’

According to Robert Reilly, it happened about 800 years ago.

5 Brief Accounts from D-Day Survivors

5 Brief Accounts from D-Day Survivors

Unfortunately, those of us descended from the generation which endured World War II often forget or overlook the horrors they endured.

How Middle Easterners Treated European Refugees during WWII

How Middle Easterners Treated European Refugees during WWII

Hundreds of thousands of Europeans fled the war machines of Hitler and Stalin during the Second World War. 

Students Skeptical of Value of College Degrees

Students Skeptical of Value of College Degrees

It’s graduation season and many high school seniors are counting the hours until they can walk across the stage and turn the corner toward college and career.

Salman Rushdie’s Surprising Advice to Schools Today

Salman Rushdie’s Surprising Advice to Schools Today

Hopefully the education system won't issue a fatwa over his comments...

A Jewish Gravedigger’s Eyewitness Account of Nazi Camps

A Jewish Gravedigger’s Eyewitness Account of Nazi Camps

The first report emerged on June 1, 1942, and it revealed an utter disrespect of human life.

How Books in the Home Impact Future Income

How Books in the Home Impact Future Income

Earnings increased by 21% for men who grew up in a household full of books.
 

5 Strange Phenomena Around the World Explained

5 Strange Phenomena Around the World Explained

From 'doors to hell' to crooked forests, the world is full of wonder. 

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Levelling Down’ of Society

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Levelling Down’ of Society

“We are witnessing the levelling down of all ranks of society...."

Facebook, surveillance capitalism, and feedback control

Facebook, surveillance capitalism, and feedback control

How data analytics has gone from measuring to controlling reality.

The Case Against Unfettered Globalization

The Case Against Unfettered Globalization

What sort of political freedom will be left to the ordinary man on the street when all government and all power is centralized in global bodies? 

The War on Poverty is Not Going Like You Think (We're Actually Winning)

The War on Poverty is Not Going Like You Think (We're Actually Winning)

An economist's chart reveals that the fight against global poverty is actually going really well. So why doesn't it feel that way?  

Study: Free Pre-K Doesn’t Give Education Benefits

Study: Free Pre-K Doesn’t Give Education Benefits

"On the face of it, our results cast doubt over the value for money of universal early education."

Magazine in 2013: Socialist Venezuela an 'Economic Miracle'

Magazine in 2013: Socialist Venezuela an 'Economic Miracle'

Today, the socialist state cannot feed itself. 

Study of National Differences requires Tough-Mindedness

Study of National Differences requires Tough-Mindedness

We probably need more of that these days.

How Pagan Writings Convinced a Famous Atheist to Convert to Christianity

How Pagan Writings Convinced a Famous Atheist to Convert to Christianity

"If I met the idea of sacrifice in a Pagan story I didn’t mind it at all … I liked it very much and was mysteriously moved by it."

How Our Perception of Masculinity is Changing

How Our Perception of Masculinity is Changing

Does the public have a decidedly negative view of masculinity?

Death By Government: The Primary Fact of the 20th Century

Death By Government: The Primary Fact of the 20th Century

The late R.J. Rummel,a political science professor at the University of Hawaii, revealed a disconcerting truth: Four times the number of persons were murdered by their governments than killed in warfare from 1914 to 1991.​

The 5 Likeliest Reasons for an Airline Disaster

The 5 Likeliest Reasons for an Airline Disaster

A look at the five most common reasons for plane crashes and other airline disasters. 

Are Unmarried Cohabiting Parents as Effective as Married Ones?

Are Unmarried Cohabiting Parents as Effective as Married Ones?

Modern society has come to accept cohabitation out of a desire to be open-minded.

Don’t Find Yourself, Overcome Yourself

Don’t Find Yourself, Overcome Yourself

The modern obsession with self-discovery is all wrong, suggests a Harvard professor and his colleague. 

Apprenticeship in High School? This State is Trying It.

Apprenticeship in High School? This State is Trying It.

The perks of the program are nothing to sneeze at.

How Leftists Fail at Leftism

How Leftists Fail at Leftism

Those who push for restrictive trade barriers are examples of what philosopher Jason Brennan calls Leftists Bad at Leftism.

Why Not Polygamy?

Why Not Polygamy?

A Muslim academic explains how monogamy degrades many Muslim women.

Are We Failing to Teach Boys how to Treat Women?

Are We Failing to Teach Boys how to Treat Women?

Would we see a greater culture of respect if we taught young men and women to value and embrace the differences between the sexes?

Did a 15-Year-Old Student Discover a Lost Mayan City?

Did a 15-Year-Old Student Discover a Lost Mayan City?

Scientists acknowledge that the student, who used a star map and Google Earth, discovered something large and man made. 

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