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Beverly Cleary on Why Today’s Kids Aren’t Free to Roam

Beverly Cleary on Why Today’s Kids Aren’t Free to Roam

The author of Ramona Quimby & Co. brings up a reason why free-range parenting might not work anymore.

Former Clinton Advisor:  Censorship on Campuses Un-American and Selective

Former Clinton Advisor: Censorship on Campuses Un-American and Selective

Lawrence Summers wrote a blog post Thursday condemning the way university leaders handle ‘microaggresions.’ 

The Shakespeare Forger Who Duped England

The Shakespeare Forger Who Duped England

On April Fools’ Day, a look back on one of the great deceptions in modern history. 

8 Highly Insightful Quotes from Neil Postman

8 Highly Insightful Quotes from Neil Postman

From the author of the modern classic "Amusing Ourselves to Death"

Study: Women are Biased AGAINST Short Men

Study: Women are Biased AGAINST Short Men

Our systems – and women – are tough on short men, studies show. 

Nielsen Reports Reveal Crazy Racial Differences in TV Time

Nielsen Reports Reveal Crazy Racial Differences in TV Time

The charts are mind-boggling and raise a lot of questions. 

Here’s the Poem behind the Bumper Sticker

Here’s the Poem behind the Bumper Sticker

You might be surprised by the author.

Psychologist: TV 'Rapes' our Mind

Psychologist: TV 'Rapes' our Mind

The average adult spends 4 1/2 hours a day watching it. 

When Socialism Works

When Socialism Works

Sanders-Style Economics Will Undo Any Large Society

How Tetris Reveals the Stunning Power of the Human Brain

How Tetris Reveals the Stunning Power of the Human Brain

  A Tetris prodigy quietly smashed a world record already considered ‘the greatest achievement in gaming history’ – and you won’t believe your eyes.
The Martian’s Utopian Dream?

The Martian’s Utopian Dream?

There seems to be an underlying message about science and progress.

Propaganda: Are Americans Being Taken In By It?

Propaganda: Are Americans Being Taken In By It?

They will be without the ability or tools to think through and analyze media messages.

Van Gogh’s Pain and Beauty

Van Gogh’s Pain and Beauty

On what would have been his 163rd birthday, a glimpse into the soul of the brilliant, tormented artist. ​

University Gone Wild: Marquette Suspends Prof over ‘Reckless’ Blog

University Gone Wild: Marquette Suspends Prof over ‘Reckless’ Blog

Professor John McAdams defended a student who thought the topic of gay marriage warranted discussion. 

Are We Sending the Wrong Message to Stay-at-Home Moms?

Are We Sending the Wrong Message to Stay-at-Home Moms?

When it comes to caregivers like stay-at-home moms, Americans have a serious blind spot.

Searching for a Political Jesus

Searching for a Political Jesus

Government can establish a legal order in which you can pursue happiness, but it cannot give you happiness. 

VIDEO: White Student Assaulted for ‘Cultural Appropriation’ of Dreadlocks

VIDEO: White Student Assaulted for ‘Cultural Appropriation’ of Dreadlocks

Is there a streak of anti-whiteness running through our institutions of higher education? 

The 10 Smartest Celebrities

The 10 Smartest Celebrities

Wicked smart or a low bar?

Do we care?

Do we care?

The terrorist attack in Brussels pales in comparison to the Easter attack in Pakistan. 

Ex-Porn Star: Don’t do porn, people will treat you differently

Ex-Porn Star: Don’t do porn, people will treat you differently

Should we be stigmatizing pornographers? 

7 Benefits Latin Offers Today’s Students

7 Benefits Latin Offers Today’s Students

So why does instruction in languages like Latin and Greek boost test scores?

Millennials Want Socialism, But Don’t Want to Foot the Bill for It

Millennials Want Socialism, But Don’t Want to Foot the Bill for It

In the quest for equality, will millennials actually find themselves under more constraint and bondage than they could have imagined?

The Emperor Is Wearing Pajamas: The Decline of Dress

The Emperor Is Wearing Pajamas: The Decline of Dress

Everyone knows that clothes make a difference. The evidence is irrefutable. Yet so many bizarre fashions still dominate.

THIS is the Problem with Modern Parenting

THIS is the Problem with Modern Parenting

Are we simply setting ourselves up for a society of chaos when we train our children that there are no consequences for bad behavior?

A Chilling Description of Our World… from a 1981 Movie

A Chilling Description of Our World… from a 1981 Movie

My Dinner with Andre' offers a chilling perspective on our world today. 

Former Teacher: 7 Ways Schools are Creating ‘Empty’ Children

Former Teacher: 7 Ways Schools are Creating ‘Empty’ Children

How can we reverse the trend and raise vibrant, imaginative, and knowledgeable children?

The Last Supper

The Last Supper

Here’s the story behind the painting.

‘We Have Kindle Now. Who Has Books Anymore?’

‘We Have Kindle Now. Who Has Books Anymore?’

But will electronic resources discourage challenging reading material?

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