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Are we creating Men without Chests?

Are we creating Men without Chests?

Such is the tragi-comedy of our situation – we continue to clamor for those very qualities we are rendering impossible. 

This Reason for the Veto is Practically Unheard of these Days

This Reason for the Veto is Practically Unheard of these Days

On this day in 1792, George Washington issued the first presidential veto in American history.

Do You Live in a Bubble?

Do You Live in a Bubble?

Charles Murray has a quiz that will tell you if you do. 

Is It Still Important to Teach Children to Cook?

Is It Still Important to Teach Children to Cook?

Millennials are realizing they can't cook... and sense they're missing out.

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

A surprising opinion piece by a Dutch political commentator.

Left and Right: Why Not Work Together on Poverty?

Left and Right: Why Not Work Together on Poverty?

A tiresome false dichotomy bedevils political debate about the causes of poverty.

Profile in Courage? The last words of a Russian Commando

Profile in Courage? The last words of a Russian Commando

A Russian officer, surrounded by ISIS, calls in an airstrike to take them out ... and himself.

How a Man Can Tell if a Woman Loves Him, According to Sir Walter Raleigh

How a Man Can Tell if a Woman Loves Him, According to Sir Walter Raleigh

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.”

Is ‘Stuff’ Paralyzing Today's Children?

Is ‘Stuff’ Paralyzing Today's Children?

When kids have too many things, they forget how to play with them.

How Did Ancient Humans Interpret Eclipses?

How Did Ancient Humans Interpret Eclipses?

On April 4, 2094 B.C. the world’s first recorded eclipse took place. And people freaked. 

What makes an American? (Part 2)

What makes an American? (Part 2)

If it’s the Constitution, we’re in trouble. 

College Isn't for Everyone

College Isn't for Everyone

In our quest to get more impoverished kids into college, have we actually doomed them to a life of greater poverty?

Gandhi’s Warm Letter to Hitler

Gandhi’s Warm Letter to Hitler

 

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.

What makes an American? (Part 1)

What makes an American? (Part 1)

'Bridge of Spies' gives us an perceptive take on what it is to be an American.

Terrific: District Calls Teacher ‘Negligent’ for Trying to Break Up a Fight

Terrific: District Calls Teacher ‘Negligent’ for Trying to Break Up a Fight

Can anyone blame teachers for wanting to get out of the system?

U. of New Hampshire Students Actually Created a ‘Bias-Free Language Guide’

U. of New Hampshire Students Actually Created a ‘Bias-Free Language Guide’

Find out all the offensive things you say. 

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.

Here's Why Robots Will Never Achieve Consciousness

Here's Why Robots Will Never Achieve Consciousness

Skynet will never become self-aware. 

Physicist: You Don’t Need God to Get ‘Something’ from ‘Nothing’
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. 

Myth: Medievals Thought the World was Flat

Myth: Medievals Thought the World was Flat

The sphericity of the earth, heliocentrism, and even evolution, had early antecedents.

Christians Need Not View the Secular World as ‘Utter Darkness’

Christians Need Not View the Secular World as ‘Utter Darkness’

According to St. Augustine, the virtues of the secular world were nothing more than "splendid vices."

The Tarantino-like End of Richard the Lionheart

The Tarantino-like End of Richard the Lionheart

His fascinating and turbulent life included a bizarre and gruesome ending. 

5 Famous April Fools’ Jokes

5 Famous April Fools’ Jokes

Here are 5 of the best April Fools' jokes throughout history. 

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. 

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