Why do batteries die? And, why can they only be recharged so many times before they won’t hold a useful amount of charge? The answer lies in what scientists call "capacity fade".
Ocasio will very likely go on to win her seat by a comfortable margin, but the real losers will be her constituents.
Christianity is the first major religion that, at its founding, stripped the state of its theocratic powers over the spiritual lives of the people.
Big families are fairly accustomed to questions, remarks, and strange looks, and generally take it in stride. We get it. We’re a bit of a distraction – or maybe attraction – out in public.
The U.S. government is now cracking down on Americans who have outstanding tax bills — by holding their passports hostage.
Get rid of the guns, problem solved—or so I thought. Then I was mugged.
The Foundation series—which Apple reportedly is adapting into a television series—is a masterpiece of science-fiction literature.
The veto itself is a long-established and venerable tool of republican government.
Does it ever seem to you that a politically correct student can do no wrong?
The cumulative tab for the ongoing studies into the behavior of alcohol-consuming nightclub customers has cost U.S. taxpayers nearly $3 million.
When acting on our desires in the marketplace means signing over our data to corporate entities, the erosion of choice is revealed to be the consequence of choice – or at least, the consequence of celebrating choice.
As conductor, as composer, and as mass-media music educator, Bernstein made Western art music more than accessible: He made it understandable. And at the root of this understanding was his idea of faith.
In normal times, the conduct of U.S. intelligence agencies would raise grave concerns among civil libertarians and media. Alas, these are not normal times.
While there are undeniably a great number of fundamental differences between Islam and Christianity, there are a handful of concepts the two popular religions share.
The dark curse laid upon Millennials has condemned them to read nothing longer than 140 characters. We hope that our list will lift this dismal hex and allow them to saunter through the sunny uplands of Western culture.
Given the struggle to define what it means to be masculine or feminine, could single-sex dorms provide us with a way to rediscover these things?
The beloved teacher from Jane Eyre provides some food for thought on mothering.
Her economics degree didn’t help her in the recent PBS interview, as she revealed an ignorance of basic economics and argued multiple points that objective data contradict.
We have a secret weapon to take back ownership of our fates.
Different cultural groups, and different individuals within them, respond with numerous, often conflicting, answers to questions about life after death. One theme remains constant, however: Heaven is the presence of God, in the company of others who have responded to God’s call in their own lives.
If President Eisenhower had not focused on the important while commanding the Allied forces, would World War II been lost?
An email was sent to all school district superintendents in Illinois regarding the recent Supreme Court decision. See one superintendent's response.
Treating symptoms is not enough.
Perhaps the warning to the Western World is more like this: Be careful, or your carefully constructed globalism will ebb away into a new provincialism.
Open-plan office spaces ruin concentration and decrease the desire to collaborate with others.
'The program will provide at least 100 Stocktonians with a guaranteed income of $500 per month for 18 months.' Will this program be an improvement to the status quo, or just an ineffective waste of money?
'Unconscious bias,' or the implicit ways in which we perceive certain things as a result of our upbringing or surroundings, is an issue that many of us (perhaps all of us) are complicit in every day. Here are 5 weird ways in which people and institutions have sought to fight against unconscious bias (to a fair amount of comic effect).
What happens when, instead of making an effort to learn from the mistakes of the past, we divorce ourselves from them?