Homelessness surges among NYC schoolkids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NY DAILY NEWS) Nearly one in 10 city schoolkids was homeless during the school year that ended in June, representing a whopping 22% jump in homelessness over the more…

To 'be a man' is toxic, students told

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE COLLEGE FIX) — Gettysburg College freshman James Goodman began his first moments of higher education by being lectured by campus leaders about “toxic masculinity,” he tells The more…

Arabic billboard near Detroit mocks Trump

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) An Arabic billboard mocking the firebrand Republican candidate has appeared saying 'Donald Trump, he can't read this, but he is afraid of it.' The poster can more…

Creepy origins of Bill of Rights' 5th Amendment

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2540315" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Star Chamber[/caption] Britain's William Laud had spies listen to pastors' sermons to see if they said anything against the king's ordinances. If they did, more…

The battle that changed the world

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2540205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Surrender of General Burgoyne" by John Trumbull[/caption] Her beautiful, long hair was scalped off her head by Indians after she was shot. This was more…

War of Jenkins' Ear: Funny name, enormous impact

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2528215" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jenkins shows his ear[/caption] In 1731, a Spanish commander cut off the ear of British Captain Robert Jenkins and told him to take it more…