Controlling language was not the ultimate goal of Newspeak in Orwell’s universe.
Watch a man wearing a a "Make American Great Again" hat get cornered, beaten, and chased by a mob.
For all our seeing, it seems to me that in some ways we’re trained not to see.
Wisdom from one of America's greatest orators and writers, who rose from the shackles of slavery.
Jane Austen's Marianne Dashwood is a perfect example of today's society, whose every action seems to hinge on an emotional outbreak.
Like many Americans, I tuned in last night to catch part of the first presidential debate.
Bread and circuses
Academic researchers interviewed 71 pimps and found out how they hide in plain sight.
A famous Christian philosopher got into trouble this weekend for doing just that.
A look back in history at apocalyptic literature reveals some of the same trends that have made zombie apocalypses so popular today.
Kids might be more equipped to face adulthood if they did.
Hillary and The Donald aren't the only ones who stand to benefit from these tips.
A famous description of barbarians suggests modern parallels.
The NYT mentioned George Zimmerman's race in the first paragraph of Trayvon Martin shooting. Brentley Vinson's race is mentioned in the 30th.
Most schools have no idea what they're doing when it comes to curriculum.
A series of recent studies highlights how techno-addiction is seeping into the classroom.
Today is the Fall Equinox, which is being welcomed by some throwback pagan celebrations.
Looting and rioting in Charlotte doesn’t help your cause.
Intellectual types are usually kind of jerks, right?
A British academic just came out with a book about it.
Rather than schools acting in loco parentis, parents act in loco scholis (in place of the school at home).
America’s top fast food chain has fired 70 American accountants and replaced them with foreign workers, reports say.
A 9th grade teacher polled his class and found this answer.
According to the New York Times, there is an underlying layer of racism driving Denmark's immigration policies.
Colleges around the country are creating facilities with the goal of separating students on the basis of race.
If you want to gain a sense of the thinking of many smart young people, have a look at Ryan Matlock's video.
The often ribald comedian shared some surprising reflections on the importance of marriage.
Eighty-two percent of today’s parents did chores as a child, but only 28 percent of them expect the same out of their own children.