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…