Yoga breaks in school spark faith concerns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A Georgia elementary school is removing any religious elements from its yoga breaks for students after parents raised concerns that their children were being indoctrinated. School leaders at more…

These powerful words catapulted nation toward war

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3085774" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Patrick Henry delivers famous speech, March 23, 1775[/caption] The Declaration of Independence indicted King George III because: "He has obstructed the administration of justice more…

Free tampons coming to public schools?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — New York City Council members are joining a growing national movement to improve access to feminine hygiene products, and on Tuesday will introduce proposals for free more…

DARPA wants to hack your brain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The secretive U.S. military research division DARPA has announced plans to create a device that could accelerate learning in the human brain. The targeted neuroplasticity training (TNT) program more…

Study: Smart people better off with fewer friends

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — Hell might actually be other people — at least if you're really smart. That's the implication of fascinating new research published last month in the British more…

Modern education: Thought control

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_631267" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Hitler Youth[/caption] On March 22, 1758, Princeton University President Jonathan Edwards died from a smallpox inoculation. He had been the valedictorian of his class more…