George Washington's unique legacy among leaders

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2234395" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington kneeling in prayer[/caption] He caught a chill riding horseback several hours in the snow while inspecting his Mount Vernon farm. The next more…

Study: Artificial sweeteners stimulate fat growth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STUDY FINDS) — WASHINGTON — Artificial sweeteners have an effect on the body’s metabolism and can lead to excessive fat accumulation in people, especially those who are already more…

School disciplines cancer survivor for wearing hat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HAWKEYE) -- The School's policy states hats aren’t allowed and the 15-year-old student has started a petition to change the school’s dress code policy. Chloe Terpenning’s hair more…

Prof: Academic rigor reinforces 'power and privilege'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAMPUS REFORM) — The leader of Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education recently declared that academic “rigor” reinforces “white male heterosexual privilege.” Donna Riley, who previously taught engineering more…

What was unique about Pennsylvania's founding?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3525104" align="aligncenter" width="600"] ‘The Birth of Pennsylvania 1680’ by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863–1930)[/caption] Pennsylvania became the second state to join the Union, Dec. 12, 1787. Pennsylvania more…

Experts: Humans will happily worship a robot god

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) -- A religion based around a robot god will succeed because humans tend to 'worship supreme understanding', experts have claimed. One researcher has said the same more…