The Degenderettes: How a Violent 'Art Show' Is Seeking to Silence Women

The Degenderettes: How a Violent 'Art Show' Is Seeking to Silence Women

To some radical trans activists, “TERFs”— a slur for females who critique gender ideology—deserve to be murdered for denying that someone with a man’s body can really be a woman.

5 Facts About the Kim Dynasty of North Korea

5 Facts About the Kim Dynasty of North Korea

Five facts you should know about the Kim family, the secretive autocratic regime that has ruled North Korea for more than sixty years.

The Miss America Cover-Up: 'We are no longer a pageant'

The Miss America Cover-Up: 'We are no longer a pageant'

The Miss America Pageant announced last week that it will no longer be a pageant, a word which the Macmillan Dictionary defines as 'a competition between young women in which judges decide who is the most beautiful.'

Twitter CEO Apologizes for Eating Chick-Fil-A Sandwich

Twitter CEO Apologizes for Eating Chick-Fil-A Sandwich

 Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Sunday expressed regret over eating at Chick-fil-A because of the chicken company’s CEO’s personal views on gay marriage.

Suicide: I've Heard its Siren Call

Suicide: I've Heard its Siren Call

This is my life: Imagine a dagger thrust into your solar plexus. Now imagine that dagger with you at every step of life, whether it be the mundane or the joyous, such as the birth of your child or the celebration of a wedding anniversary. Grinding, penetrating, endless pain.

A (Manageable) Summer Reading List for the Beach

A (Manageable) Summer Reading List for the Beach

Don't forget the sun screen.

Scientists Have Created a Flux Capacitor

Scientists Have Created a Flux Capacitor

The technology that allowed Marty McFly to travel back in time in the 1985 movie Back to the Future was the mythical flux capacitor, designed by inventor Doc Brown.

‘You Aren’t That Big a Deal’: A Message the Self-Esteem Generation Desperately Needs to Hear

‘You Aren’t That Big a Deal’: A Message the Self-Esteem Generation Desperately Needs to Hear

It’s about the importance of recalling that you are but one small part of an interconnected whole.

Suicide in America Is Surging. What’s Driving This Mentality of Despair?

Suicide in America Is Surging. What’s Driving This Mentality of Despair?

With the sudden passing of designer Kate Spade and TV personality Anthony Bourdain—both of whom authorities believe took their own life—it’s easy to wonder if an epidemic of suicide is upon us.

Is Suicide Contagious?

Is Suicide Contagious?

The question is not as crazy as it sounds.

Why America’s Self-Help Industry Is Booming

Why America’s Self-Help Industry Is Booming

In his 1989 book Oracle at the Supermarket, psychologist Steven Starker explained how the self-help industry had become a sort of spiritual guide for individuals seeking answers.

Why California’s Drinking Water Tax Could Be the Last Straw for Californians

Why California’s Drinking Water Tax Could Be the Last Straw for Californians

Does it make sense to tax drinking water, one of life's essentials?

Guns Haven’t Changed in America. People Have.

Guns Haven’t Changed in America. People Have.

Guns haven’t changed. People have changed. Behavior that is accepted from today’s young people was not accepted yesteryear.

Compare the Goals of English Classes in 1912 to Today's if You Want to Understand Why Literacy Is Plummeting

Compare the Goals of English Classes in 1912 to Today's if You Want to Understand Why Literacy Is Plummeting

Only six percent of today's high school seniors can read at an advanced level.

5 (More) Signs Social Security Is Going Insolvent

5 (More) Signs Social Security Is Going Insolvent

The growing Social Security crisis is not going away, and Democrats and Republicans must work together to resolve it.

Soaring Administrative Costs Are Devouring Funds that Could Be Supporting Teachers

Soaring Administrative Costs Are Devouring Funds that Could Be Supporting Teachers

Why is teacher pay declining while public school spending is soaring?

11 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Death by Gun Violence

11 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Death by Gun Violence

These are things one can implement fully and immediately with no permission or agreement from anyone else but are entirely in the control of any individual.

Why G.K. Chesterton Feared 'Experts'

Why G.K. Chesterton Feared 'Experts'

How often do experts try to solve problems in ways that strike them as thoroughly sensible when in fact their solutions are so obviously senseless?

Cognitive Dissonance: The Psychological Phenomenon that Explains Why Intellectuals Can’t Stop Believing Socialism Works

Cognitive Dissonance: The Psychological Phenomenon that Explains Why Intellectuals Can’t Stop Believing Socialism Works

There is a long-standing hypothesis in psychology that helps us understand. It’s called cognitive dissonance theory.

Gay Wedding Cakes & Firefox: Why We Need the Freedom to Discriminate

Gay Wedding Cakes & Firefox: Why We Need the Freedom to Discriminate

Is it time for our nation to have a serious conversation about what tolerance really means?

Atheist Community: Too Many Atheists Embracing ‘Troubling’ Morals

Atheist Community: Too Many Atheists Embracing ‘Troubling’ Morals

In-fighting and scandal are tainting the brand.

Will Durant on How the Socialism of Imperial Rome Ushered in Feudalism

Will Durant on How the Socialism of Imperial Rome Ushered in Feudalism

Socialism isn't new; it was even wrecking economies back in Ancient Rome.

Does Robbing Children of Work Deny Them a Sense of Fulfillment?

Does Robbing Children of Work Deny Them a Sense of Fulfillment?

"They're not asked to do anything to contribute to a neighborhood or family or community," Lewis told NPR. "And that really erodes their sense of self-worth."

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