September 19, 2018

Family

Your child is an artist and every crayon drawing he or she makes is certainly a masterpiece – still, child’s artwork does pose a storage problem. Here’s an argument in favor of tossing your kid’s drawings.

“Thanks to mail-away DNA tests and a proliferation of online registries, people conceived with donated sperm and eggs are increasingly connecting with their genetic relatives.”

Flying can be an ordeal. No one knows this better than parents. But in addition to the usual struggles of flying with kids, airlines are making it even harder to get a seat next to your toddler.

College tuition in America is considerably higher than it is anywhere else in the world. What’s driving the insane prices? And is the education even worth it?

“… when I get worried, I try to remember Alison Gopnik’s advice in The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells us about the Relationship Between Parents and Children. In my opinion, it’s the only parenting book I r

The debate over Sex Ed boils down to whether or not teachers promote “abstinence only” instead of teaching a range of safe sex practices. This focus on the “sex” part of sex education may be misguided.

Research reveals a decrease in fertility amongst men. Sperm counts have dropped 50% in four decades. “If we are half as fertile as the generation before us, why haven't we noticed?”

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“The repression of the Turkic Uighur Muslim community in western China [.] is a key part of Beijing’s new imperial policy. Only by understanding the dynamics of Chinese empire can one grasp this brutal campaign.”

Finally, the Left has a post-Truth politician of its own. Julia Salazar’s campaign was marked by frequent and sometimes outrageous untruths. That didn’t stop her from winning her NY State Senate bid.

The political party of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is emblematic of the hawkish Israeli right, but there are some holdouts in its inner ranks. Here’s a look at the last two liberals in the Likud Party.

Netflix has completely revolutionized how Americans watch TV and movies – now it wants to be recognized by the academy. Here’s a look at Netflix’s quest to win “Best Picture.”

Millennials are less prosperous than their parents, but they might be better with money. The financial crisis was a setback, but it was also a formative experience and a lesson is risk management.

The effects of screen-time on human wellbeing may not be entirely known, but new data suggests that addictive games like Fortnite could be responsible for destroying marriages.

The NFL is back, which means that America is gearing up for more heated discussions about kneelers. Here’s how to discuss NFL protests with a bit of civility.

“Teachers and students love A People’s History of the United States. But it’s as limited—and closed-minded—as the textbooks it replaces.”

Your child is an artist and every crayon drawing he or she makes is certainly a masterpiece – still, child’s artwork does pose a storage problem. Here’s an argument in favor of tossing your kid’s drawings.

Massive corporations are controlling the food we eat – right down to the seeds used to grow our crops. When seed diversity falters, food security goes with it.

Fast fashion is notoriously hard on the environment, but perhaps it doesn't have to be. Scientists are hard at work creating sustainable, biodegradable fabrics.

“In our own time, we have no High Priest and no Temple. There is no perfect setting for our approach to God and we lack the Temple rituals which welded us together at this critical moment in our calendar.”