Such is the tragi-comedy of our situation – we continue to clamor for those very qualities we are rendering impossible.
On this day in 1792, George Washington issued the first presidential veto in American history.
Charles Murray has a quiz that will tell you if you do.
Millennials are realizing they can't cook... and sense they're missing out.
A surprising opinion piece by a Dutch political commentator.
A tiresome false dichotomy bedevils political debate about the causes of poverty.
A Russian officer, surrounded by ISIS, calls in an airstrike to take them out ... and himself.
Raleigh cautioned his son to avoid choosing a wife solely on her physical merits, for marrying for beauty, he said, binds a man to that which “perchance will neither last nor please thee one year.”
When kids have too many things, they forget how to play with them.
On April 4, 2094 B.C. the world’s first recorded eclipse took place. And people freaked.
If it’s the Constitution, we’re in trouble.
In our quest to get more impoverished kids into college, have we actually doomed them to a life of greater poverty?
It’s safe to say that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is one of the most revered figures of the twentieth century.
His method of patient, peaceful resistance to British colonial rule proved both wise and effective. He said many beautiful things, demonstrated powerful discipline, and was a deeply spiritual man.
'Bridge of Spies' gives us an perceptive take on what it is to be an American.
Can anyone blame teachers for wanting to get out of the system?
Find out all the offensive things you say.
The author of Ramona Quimby & Co. brings up a reason why free-range parenting might not work anymore.
Skynet will never become self-aware.
But is his enthusiasm misplaced?
Lawrence Summers wrote a blog post Thursday condemning the way university leaders handle ‘microaggresions.’
On April Fools’ Day, a look back on one of the great deceptions in modern history.
From the author of the modern classic "Amusing Ourselves to Death"
Our systems – and women – are tough on short men, studies show.
The sphericity of the earth, heliocentrism, and even evolution, had early antecedents.
According to St. Augustine, the virtues of the secular world were nothing more than "splendid vices."
His fascinating and turbulent life included a bizarre and gruesome ending.
Here are 5 of the best April Fools' jokes throughout history.
The charts are mind-boggling and raise a lot of questions.