Call For Submissions: The Future of Male Education

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We’re told males in academics are in crisis, from grade school disengagement to less collegiate matriculation. What do our young men embedded in the experience think is needed in male education?

Smart Is Sexy: 7 Reasons it’s to Your Benefit to Date a Nerdy Girl

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Times have changed. Society has progressed. Instead of drooling over the T-Birds or the Pink Ladies from “Grease,” we’re mesmerized by Jessica Day, aka “New Girl.”

“Name-calling is lazy & the refuge of the uninformed and prejudiced”

Ann Coulter

Stop Calling Ann Coulter Names. Seriously.

Dads Aren’t Dumb, But Jokes About Dumb Dads Are.

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Alyssa Royse thinks it would be a smart idea to stop making so many jokes about how stupid dads are.

Speak With Conviction: Uh, It’s Like, Really Important, You Know?

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“Say what you believe in a manner that bespeaks the determination with which you believe it.” ~Taylor Mali

Brain-Training Apps Just Make You Better at Playing Games

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Your old tried-and-true cup of coffee may do more for your brainpower than the latest “brain apps.”

Brains and Banditry in the Age of In Vitro

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Tommy Raskin looks at the complexities of IQ, from the historical to implications for the future. —– There will likely come a point in the next couple centuries when our technology surpasses the limits of our current doctrine of “technological ethics.”  At this juncture, we will be capable of fundamentally altering the quality of human […]

A Jury of One’s Peers and Other Lies

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Intelligent men and women must not avoid jury duty. Please consider what happens when you do, writes Andrew Scott.

Ya Know What I Think?

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Steve Coruzzi, with a list about the thing he knows the most about. Himself.

How to Become a Warrior

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The warrior is sensitive enough to discern truth, and has the courage to stand up for it.

“People throw around ‘nerd’ like it’s a new subculture, but I am happy kids whose lives would have been terrible before are doing well now.”

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Brendan says that when he was asked about Star Trek trivia about the new movie, that he had been preparing for that moment his whole life.

Slaves and Robots

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If we invent a machine with a personality and desires, does it deserve freedom?

Emotional Intelligence: The Importance of People Smarts

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Some people laugh at the idea of emotional intelligence, but that just shows they lack it.

What Is Good Journalism?

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Using the U.S. Benghazi embassy attack as an example, Eric Sentell reveals the “echo chamber” effect in partisan journalism.

“It is up to the parents to truly engage their kids in their education. Your son will make it.”

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This is a comment by on the post “Moving Into the Red: Boys and Education”.

Dear John: Will Making Her Feel Awful Make Him Feel Better?

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Dear John addresses a drunken one night stand, hating a girlfriend’s hair cut, and a daughter who is embarrassed by her father.