'No one can hold me in his palms or sight: I scatter sudden clatter far and wide. I want to hammer oaks with...'
Surprisingly, it's not reading.
It might have went down something like this ...
A new study - and a revered expert - seem to suggest that the answer is yes.
This is a tough one. See if you can break 50 percent.
The casualties of the first world war went beyond the loss of life.
Here's the first instance of it ever being used.
Rome’s famous natural historian offered some, er, unusual cures for various ailments.
Some of our most popular phrases have a long history, including some that go back to the Middle Ages.
The cult of leadership has consequences.
In a new mini documentary produced by We The Internet, former Brown University student Rob Montz visits his alma mater to ask an increasingly relevant question: “Is the university killing free speech and open debate?”
America's Founding Fathers got a lot right, but they made some mistakes along the way.
What the trial of Socrates teaches us about cheating--and the difference between winning and greatness.
Pre-K expansion is like having a hammer—with the consequence that every problem is then perceived as a nail.
Rep. Steve King made this claim last night, and it's generated a lot of controversy.
The ‘father of the Constitution’ didn’t like government and religion commingling one bit.
This decline is producing adults with only a smattering of knowledge, leaving them defenseless against the barrage of propaganda they encounter.
In watching the 2016 campaigns unfold, it’s hard not to be depressed.
In 16th century Japan, a man named Toyotomi Hideyoshi tried to confiscate every single sword in Japan not owned by a samurai.
Church involvement in political matters wasn't always such a concern.
‘It was not men who sought security first, adventure and enterprise next, who built Yale.’
'I came away...not only repulsed by her but actually questioning the very judgment and goodness of C.S. Lewis.'
Is it better to be feared or loved? Let's see how much Machiavelli you have in you!
'I abominate and detest the idea of a government, where there is a standing army.'
There is a reason we use the world ‘roman’ as an adjective today.
But his Dickensian upbringing is not the most amazing part of the story.
Can you match these nine famous medieval authors to their works?
Our society has a misguided fear of loading children down with “too much responsibility.”