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Pew: 1 in 4 Americans Didn’t Read a Book Last Year

Pew: 1 in 4 Americans Didn’t Read a Book Last Year

If Americans continue to avoid reading, will our nation be filled with people ill-equipped and unprepared to lead the next generation?

5 Benefits of Having Sex on a Daily Basis

5 Benefits of Having Sex on a Daily Basis

Engaging in sexual activity on a regular basis boosts mental, emotional, and physical health.

Are Video Games Killing Work for Young Men?

Are Video Games Killing Work for Young Men?

Lower-skilled men in their 20s increased leisure time by four hours a week in the last 15 years.

UK to Construct Wall to Stem Flow of Illegal Immigrants

UK to Construct Wall to Stem Flow of Illegal Immigrants

"The French army needs to be deployed because the situation is getting worse."

Ritalin Doctor Questions Using Drugs to Treat ADHD

Ritalin Doctor Questions Using Drugs to Treat ADHD

Is society relying too much on pill popping and not enough on parenting?

7 Teachers Guilty Of Sex Abuse Got No Prison Time in Violation of State Law, Newspaper Finds
All Sides Agree: Politics is Strangling Social Science

All Sides Agree: Politics is Strangling Social Science

When an academic discipline is in thrall to an ideology, realities cease to matter for many in the field. 

Millennials Really Don't Like People

Millennials Really Don't Like People

Perhaps it’s more accurate to say evidence suggests millennials are less social than any previous generation in recent memory.

Israeli Filmmaker Disinvited from Syracuse Univ. Film Festival

Israeli Filmmaker Disinvited from Syracuse Univ. Film Festival

Professor says protesters ‘will make matters very unpleasant for you and for me if you come.’

Don’t Like Your College Roommate? Sue Her!

Don’t Like Your College Roommate? Sue Her!

Aided and abetted by helicopter parents, some students are turning to federal courts to resolve roommate disputes. 

Sexting a sign of a Committed Relationship?

Sexting a sign of a Committed Relationship?

Racy texts, photos, and videos 'most likely to occur within a committed relationship,' says social scientist. 

The Humility, Charity, and Comic Genius of Gene Wilder
UK Report: One in Four Adults 'Struggle to Read Bus Timetable'

UK Report: One in Four Adults 'Struggle to Read Bus Timetable'

A new government report reveals that literacy and numeracy are plummeting in the land that gave us Shakespeare, Milton, and Austen.

Pursuing the Good Life

Pursuing the Good Life

Here's some advice on a starting point.

Ben-Hur is Surprisingly Good

Ben-Hur is Surprisingly Good

What critics attacking the remake of 'Ben-Hur' are missing. 

What Should be the Goal of Education?

What Should be the Goal of Education?

A new poll suggests Americans answer that question differently than America’s Founders would have. Who’s right?

Why Did Japan’s Massacre of Disabled Gone Unnoticed?

Why Did Japan’s Massacre of Disabled Gone Unnoticed?

“There was no hashtag. No public outcry. Not even prayers.”

Users of UK Parenting Website Revolt Against Transgenderism

Users of UK Parenting Website Revolt Against Transgenderism

'I am Spartacus' thread on Mumsnet blows up after some users reportedly were banned for "transphobia."

Is Clinton's Pay-to-Play the Natural Consequence of Big Government?

Is Clinton's Pay-to-Play the Natural Consequence of Big Government?

There is a reason why large companies send millions of dollars to the Clintons and other top politicians in both major parties.

Colin Kaepernick Should Do a Ride Along With Chicago Police

Colin Kaepernick Should Do a Ride Along With Chicago Police

The 49ers’ quarterback, who says police are targeting people of color, might benefit from seeing things from police officers’ perspectives.

The Knitting Revival: A Quest for Life Purpose?

The Knitting Revival: A Quest for Life Purpose?

Would we have healthier and happier children if we focused on instilling more basic skills such as knitting, cooking, and other handicrafts? 

What Most Freshman Will Experience Their First Week in College

What Most Freshman Will Experience Their First Week in College

It took less than a week into the 2016-2017 academic year for several outrageous stories to surface on college campuses.

How Music Training Speeds Up Brain Development In Children

How Music Training Speeds Up Brain Development In Children

Music training during childhood, even for a period as brief as two years, can accelerate brain development and sound processing.

College Students (and Colleges) Should Listen to Obama’s Advice

College Students (and Colleges) Should Listen to Obama’s Advice

The president said institutions of learning should be places where ideas "collide, and people are having arguments."

University Kindly Grants Students Two Hours of Free Speech Per Week

University Kindly Grants Students Two Hours of Free Speech Per Week

Students can apply to receive one, 2-hour time period every 7 days.

Liberal Academics Are ‘Open’ But Are They Truly Tolerant?

Liberal Academics Are ‘Open’ But Are They Truly Tolerant?

Psychologist: 'Data shows that it is very hard for people not to be prejudiced towards people they disagree with, however open they might be.'

Stop Drinking Coffee and Alcohol for a Year and This Happens

Stop Drinking Coffee and Alcohol for a Year and This Happens

Ever wonder what your life would be like if you suddenly dropped some of the habits that you do regularly?

Student Explains Why Pokémon Boom is Actually a Great Thing

Student Explains Why Pokémon Boom is Actually a Great Thing

Turns out there are a lot of positive benefits to playing Pokémon Go. Who knew?

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