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Children Are the UN’s ‘Secret Weapon’ Against Climate Change

Children Are the UN’s ‘Secret Weapon’ Against Climate Change

John Olson, a science specialist at the Minnesota Department of Education, had the opportunity to be a credentialed observer at the UN’s Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. This is what he saw.

Should Schools Purge Literary Classics From Reading Lists Because Students Feel 'Uncomfortable'?

Should Schools Purge Literary Classics From Reading Lists Because Students Feel 'Uncomfortable'?

One of Minnesota’s largest school districts became the latest to pull two literary classics from its curriculum—'To Kill a Mockingbird' and 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'—citing student discomfort with the works.

Confabulation: Why Telling Ourselves Stories Makes Us Feel Ok

Confabulation: Why Telling Ourselves Stories Makes Us Feel Ok

When we confabulate, we tell a story that is fictional, while believing that it is a true story.

The 'Real' St. Valentine Was No Patron of Love

The 'Real' St. Valentine Was No Patron of Love

At the root of our modern holiday is a beautiful fiction. St. Valentine was no lover or patron of love.

7 Simple Ways Parents Can Prepare Their Children for Adulthood

7 Simple Ways Parents Can Prepare Their Children for Adulthood

Do parents know how to raise children to be well-adjusted members of society?

Are Progressives More Biased Than Conservatives?

Are Progressives More Biased Than Conservatives?

Progressives generally assume that they're less biased than conservatives. New research shows otherwise.

Transgender Ideology Is Riddled With Contradictions. Here Are the Big Ones.

Transgender Ideology Is Riddled With Contradictions. Here Are the Big Ones.

Is our gender identity biologically determined and immutable, or self-created and changeable?

Bright Kids Shouldn't Be Dulled Down with Drugs

Bright Kids Shouldn't Be Dulled Down with Drugs

It's not uncommon for gifted children to be misdiagnosed with ADHD, and that comes with consequences.

10 Weird Facts on the Lincoln Assassination

10 Weird Facts on the Lincoln Assassination

One of the most dramatic events in American history is shrouded in mystery and oddity. 

Are Schools Seeking to Raise Social Justice Warriors?

Are Schools Seeking to Raise Social Justice Warriors?

The book selections schoolchildren are reading seem to suggest this might be the case.

Why Bitcoin Will Never Become a World Currency

Why Bitcoin Will Never Become a World Currency

It seems unquestionable that cryptocurrencies are bound to play a critical role in coming years. Yet the inherent nature of bitcoin could condemn it to irrelevance as a widely-accepted medium of exchange.

Bended-Knee Proposals: Reconsidering the Tradition

Bended-Knee Proposals: Reconsidering the Tradition

Does the bended-knee proposal give a distorted view of marriage?

What the Evolution of Jealousy Tells Us About Online Infidelity

What the Evolution of Jealousy Tells Us About Online Infidelity

Nearly one in four people caught cheating were exposed through Facebook, a recent UK study found.

Do Your Child a Favour - Give Them a Mission in Life

Do Your Child a Favour - Give Them a Mission in Life

‘Have a good time’ is not a recipe for happiness.

Viktor Frankl’s Guide to Living a Life of Meaning

Viktor Frankl’s Guide to Living a Life of Meaning

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's 1946 work 'Man’s Search for Meaning' is considered one of the most influential books of all time. It may also hold a key to happiness and success.

College Students Rip Obama Quotes... When Told They Are Trump’s

College Students Rip Obama Quotes... When Told They Are Trump’s

Campus Reform offers a visual demonstration of a startling phenomenon in the U.S.: many Americans can no longer think for themselves.

What Early Christian Hermits Can Teach Us About Being Alone

What Early Christian Hermits Can Teach Us About Being Alone

Could the wisdom of artists, poets, and religious hermits offer comfort in a time of loneliness today?

Let Us Eradicate Poverty, Not Demolish Wealth

Let Us Eradicate Poverty, Not Demolish Wealth

By the time you finish reading this article, some 600 people from all over the world will have escaped poverty.

The Persistence of Memory and #MeToo

The Persistence of Memory and #MeToo

How reliable are decades-old memories?

Men Drive Faster than Women… and it’s Okay to Acknowledge this Fact

Men Drive Faster than Women… and it’s Okay to Acknowledge this Fact

A new study on Uber drivers reveals some interesting differences about the sexes.

Professor Publishes—then Deletes—Tweet Accusing Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist of Being a ‘Russian Asset’

Professor Publishes—then Deletes—Tweet Accusing Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist of Being a ‘Russian Asset’

A University of Texas professor accused Glenn Greenwald of being a 'Russian Asset' in a tweet that has since been deleted.

7 Jobs That Robots Will Soon Take Over

7 Jobs That Robots Will Soon Take Over

Will your job be one of those that soon disappears?

Five Ingenious Ways Snakes Manipulate Their Bodies to Hunt and Survive

Five Ingenious Ways Snakes Manipulate Their Bodies to Hunt and Survive

Do a quick search for “snakes” in the news and you’ll find people terrified, bitten or, sadly, killed by these creatures.

Treating Gender Dysphoria with Hormone Treatments Carries Risks

Treating Gender Dysphoria with Hormone Treatments Carries Risks

The risk of depression and suicide is substantially higher.

Father-Daughter Dances Are No Longer Politically Correct

Father-Daughter Dances Are No Longer Politically Correct

"'It's kind of a let down, 5th grader Angelina Lubo said. 'At least I could still spend time with my dad.'"

He Was a President Who Understood Principle

He Was a President Who Understood Principle

Coolidge was the rare sort of politician who stuck by his principles of fiscal responsibility and governmental restraint.

Why Identity Politics is Toxic for Everybody

Why Identity Politics is Toxic for Everybody

When everything becomes will-to-power, we end up with nothing but a war of all against all. Nobody wins that.

Are You an ‘Educable’ Person?

Are You an ‘Educable’ Person?

If so, you're unfortunately one of the few.

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