Trying to Make Sense of Our Democracy

Fair Question?

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4 days ago

You stare at the scantron, the your number two pencil clutched in your sweaty fingers. Desperately you wonder: why is this question on...

Bring On The Spring!

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5 days ago

Southbound I-95 shut down Saturday afternoon, because there were so many disabled vehicles in the roadway that the plows couldn't...

A Politically Correct War on Terror?

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7 days ago

Since 9/11, the relationship between Islam and terrorism has been subject to intense debate. The War on Terror's unfortunate legacy has...

Too Cool for School

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7 days ago

What do actress Felicia Day, athlete Tim Tebow, author Christopher Paolini have in common? All three were educated in the quietly rising...

What’s the Verdict on Obamacare?

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7 days ago

Is Obamacare fulfilling its promises? Whether you like him or not, President Obama will be known for his controversial health care reform....

Are we all Wednesday Addams?

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1 week ago

Who needs to take a philosophy course when you can learn life lessons from Wednesday Addams? Everyone is destined to die alone. Unless...

Still Fighting Ebola

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2 weeks ago

 Media attention in the West on Ebola slowed down over the past few months, but the battle against the disease is still being waged daily...

Immigration Dysfunction

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2 weeks ago

Republicans attempt to use the power of the purse to defund an Obama achievement. Democrats insist on a clean spending bill. A gridlocked...

Social Media Goes Medical

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2 weeks ago

"Hmm... I've never seen symptoms like this before. Let me just post a pic to my app and I'll have a diagnosis for you in...

Farewell, Jon Stewart

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2 weeks ago

Its been a year of major shakeups for late-night comedy. Jimmy Fallon inherited The Tonight Show from Jay Leno.  John Oliver opened a...

50 Questionable Shades of Grey

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2 weeks ago

How did Twilight fan-fiction become one of the most popular novels in the world? Recently, that 50 Shades novel took it to the big screen...

ISIS’ Brutality–Like Its Influence–Escalating Quickly

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2 weeks ago

Over the past several months, the brutality of the Islamic State of Iraq & al-Sham (ISIS) has become all too well-known to the...

China vs USA: Battle of the Shoppers

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2 weeks ago

When you think of that old cliche "shop-till-you-drop", you probably picture upper-middle class Americans racing around shopping malls...

New Nation, Old Game

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2 weeks ago

Welcome one and all to today's game of Geopolitical UltraChess! For a special treat, this round will be played in the world's newest...

Old-School verse New-School

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3 weeks ago

For many people, especially young adults and teens,  owning the newest gadget is the embodiment of cool. The newest phone is cool,...