We fear education because it transforms our identities.
Parents mean well when they call professors to offer excuses, but they end up revealing more than they intend.
The first male in his family to attempt college will often find himself pestered about his masculinity.
Juan Almeida overcame racism and poverty to become one of the most important revolutionaries in Cuba.
There are few better examples of failed American foreign policy than our trade embargo against Cuba.
A recent court hearing at Guantanamo dealt with national security information so secret that the accused was not even allowed in the room: the first completely closed session of the military commission trials under President Obama.
A new report published by al Jazeera outlines the “US process for force-feeding hunger-striking Guantanamo detainees.”
Lawyers for the detainees insist that the military is still “undercounting” the number of men on hunger strike.
Advocates for the detainees say there are now over 100 prisoners participating in the hunger strikes.
For the first time the US military is notifying lawyers of Guantanamo detainees if their clients have been force-fed.
Lifting the failed embargo on Cuba could stimulate two economies. The ball is in President Obama’s court.
Moving to New York City is difficult for anyone. Now try moving to New York City … from Cuba … to be with a guy like me.
Holy Thursday is on Wednesday, Guy Fieri cooks for Passover, and Geoffrey Mutai sets a world record that’s not a world record.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
We think we want someone “nice” with a “sparkling personality,” but in the primal crevices of our brains, online daters just want to bone hotties.
Alex Yarde shares a first look at the six-part episodic game series based on the Emmy Award®-winning television series.
As this dad thinks over his thank you list, his mom appears at the top. Here is why.
Ever wonder what the kids really want for Thanksgiving dinner?
James Halcomb reviews National Geographic’s new shows and finds a Monday night for the food and drink lover in you.
Spoken word artist and social thought leader speaks to the technology age and how it affects relationships.
Dan Szczesny has a lot to be thankful for this year, including a 10 horsepower, 24 inch, two-stage snowblower.
Aaron Philip Clark explains how to recognize when you are being culturally and ethnically objectified.
Thomas Fiffer reminisces on a Thanksgiving past and the true meaning of generosity.
“World AIDS Day is a reminder of all the loving souls we have lost as the price for what we have gained. The assassination of Harvey Milk reminds us that there are those who would willingly shoot the concept of an LGBT-safe America dead. The sacrifices in both cases must never be taken for granted.”
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
I have no idea what this is like, because I only ever work at work (and anyone who suggests otherwise is a big flaming liarpants), but for those who do, now is a good time to offer some suggestions.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).