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10 Ways to Avoid Picky Eater Syndrome

10 Ways to Avoid Picky Eater Syndrome

For many parents, the most traumatic family battles are fought at the very place which should be a place of harmony and connection: the dinner table.

10 Habits That Might Be Killing Your Child’s Interest in Reading

10 Habits That Might Be Killing Your Child’s Interest in Reading

1. Make sure you put a television set and a computer in every room. (Don’t forget the kitchen!)

Why European Children Are Less Noisy Than American Children

Why European Children Are Less Noisy Than American Children

Europeans and Americans treat public places very differently. 

Black Students Fake Hate

Black Students Fake Hate

The university had reportedly been suffering from racial tensions. 

Should Children Have Rights?

Should Children Have Rights?

Is there a way to give children rights without raising them to be ill-behaved little terrors?

5 Powerful Signs You’re a Mature Soul

5 Powerful Signs You’re a Mature Soul

Hint: It's largely revealed in what we seek. 

How Parents Are Slowly Ceding Authority to Children

How Parents Are Slowly Ceding Authority to Children

Note to self: You're the parent. You're the parent. You're the parent...

The ‘Haunted’ Baby Craze in Thailand

The ‘Haunted’ Baby Craze in Thailand

Why are Thai women carrying around fake kids? And are they really haunted? 

Is the Current Economy Killing People?

Is the Current Economy Killing People?

According to the CDC, suicide rates are higher than during the Great Depression.

Canning is Getting Popular Again

Canning is Getting Popular Again

Three reasons which may be driving the resurgence.

Kindergartners get little time to play. Why does it matter?

Kindergartners get little time to play. Why does it matter?

Kindergarten today is a lot different than the one you likely remember.  

Apprehensions at US-Mexico Border Reach 40-Year Low

Apprehensions at US-Mexico Border Reach 40-Year Low

Is the US turning a blind eye to illegal immigrants?

50-Year Study: Spanking Isn’t Effective

50-Year Study: Spanking Isn’t Effective

The U.S. has largely resisted the anti-spanking trend. Will that change?

How Your New Devices Can Spy on Your Every Move

How Your New Devices Can Spy on Your Every Move

Our stuff can now surveil pretty much everything we do.

Why Children are Unlikely to Understand these References in Peanut Cartoons

Why Children are Unlikely to Understand these References in Peanut Cartoons

Many children are no longer familiar with a key source which Charles Schulz used for his inspiration.

Intellectual Takeout App 2.0 is out!

Intellectual Takeout App 2.0 is out!

It’s awesome. Download it today!

Are Men Just Better at Math and Science Than Women?

Are Men Just Better at Math and Science Than Women?

Two Harvard scientists debate the question.

A 1st-Century Roman Teacher on How to Raise a Genius

A 1st-Century Roman Teacher on How to Raise a Genius

Do we have a lot more "geniuses" in this country than we realize?

Why Death Today Has No Meaning

Why Death Today Has No Meaning

According to Tolstoy, death no longer has meaning for civilized man.

Can You Pass This 8th Grade Spelling Test from 1904?

Can You Pass This 8th Grade Spelling Test from 1904?

Are you smarter than an 8th grader in 1904?

5 Ways To Spot a Psychopath

5 Ways To Spot a Psychopath

Psychopaths are nothing like the Hollywood stereotypes that television has taught us about.

Navel gazing about gender while the world burns

Navel gazing about gender while the world burns

Rogue feminist Camille Paglia on the unreal world of America’s youth.

Is Propaganda Necessary in the Modern World?

Is Propaganda Necessary in the Modern World?

The 'Father of Public Relations' thought so. 

'Alloparenting' Is Not a Replacement for the Traditional Family

'Alloparenting' Is Not a Replacement for the Traditional Family

Alloparenting consists in both extended family and non-related people, mostly female, being primary or regular caregivers for young children, especially infants.

Edmund Burke on Manners

Edmund Burke on Manners

Have we come to believe that manners are bonds of affliction, rather than affection?

Jesse Jackson’s Surprising Harsh Words for Schools in 1977

Jesse Jackson’s Surprising Harsh Words for Schools in 1977

In an interview with Ebony magazine, the reverend diagnoses the problems in American schools and offers some surprising solutions. 

Former CEO of McDonald’s: $15 Minimum Wage Will Cost Jobs

Former CEO of McDonald’s: $15 Minimum Wage Will Cost Jobs

UC Berkeley recently offered a real-life case study on this very topic.

Dress Codes, Women-Only Safe Spaces: This is Feminism?

Dress Codes, Women-Only Safe Spaces: This is Feminism?

Is it “feminist” to offer female-only services in the name of safety? 

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