Beyond the Miles: Unforeseen Costs of the Daily Commute


Brittni Brown examines the physical, mental and economic impact of driving to work.

How to Achieve Happiness Despite Everyday Challenges

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Shawn Achor, author of “The Happiness Advantage”, offers 6 strategies for choosing happiness despite life’s challenges.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Owns A Stupid Question About Race And Gender


Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the obstacles that keep women and minorities out of science fields.

Dear John Harvard: A Plea to Stop the ‘Second Rape’ That Follows Campus Sexual Assaults

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A student’s anonymous letter, ‘Dear Harvard: You Win,’ and a law lecturer’s stinging follow-up underscore why Harvard must fight fiercely for affirmative consent.

The Gospel According to Facebook: Evangelism in the 21st Century?


Can you “Like” your way into heaven?

A Stark Look At The Wealth Gap In America

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Video compares what we think US wealth distribution is with the reality.

Rugby Faces the Same Challenges as Football


The 6 Nations Championship kicked off this month. Liam Day says it’s the perfect opportunity to look at the issue of sports-related brain injuries from a different perspective.

Open Thread: Does The Idea of Jesus Being Married Change Anything?

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The recently discovered coptic writings referring to Jesus saying “my wife” – would a married Jesus change the way you see Christianity?

Man-to-Man with lawyer-turned author Clifford Garstang


Cameron Conaway sits down with Clifford Garstang to discuss life, law, inspiration, and now, writing.

Etan and Me: A Brotherhood of Pain


For abuse survivor Rob Brown, the recent confession in the 1979 case of Etan Patz elicits a strong sense of brotherhood between one man who was allowed to grow up, and the boy who was not.

Are Ivy League Colleges Misrepresenting How Diverse They Really Are?

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“The trouble with diversity … is not just that it won’t solve the problem of economic inequality. It’s that it makes it hard for us to even see the problem.”

The Secret Court


The savage 1920 purge of suspected homosexuals from Harvard University