John Wayne And WWII


Was John Wayne a coward? Rich Monetti has a look.

When Beauty Feels Like an Apology

Screen shot 2015-06-30 at 10.44.26 AM

Why being beautiful can at times feel like a curse.

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

Why You Need by vintagedept

You can be the smartest, most talented, driven person there is, but without emotional intelligence, you’ll struggle to achieve your personal and professional goals.

Guys: 10 Sexy-Smart Things You Do That Totally Turn Us On

guys things girls love

Men, take note: These things are WAY hotter than a six-pack.

I’m A Harvard Graduate and My Partner Is A High School Dropout


Gina Florio found that this man was not only smart, but could teach her more than any man had before.

7 Reasons You Need To Fall In Love With A Gamer


Who knew that hours and hours of button-mashing could help your relationship?

Skull Measurements, Achievement Data And The Destruction Of The Public School System


William Boyle on the history of eugenics, and how it’s still harming our kids today.

Safe from ISIS? Yes or NO, Panic is never the Answer!


With terror groups sophisticated use of social media and misinformation, panic and overreaction are not valid options. Measured, informed and solid security measured are.

Call For Submissions: The Future of Male Education

education, learning, classrooms, college

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

books-Fe Ilya-flickr

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.


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?

Taylor Mali, Totally, Like, Whatever, You Know, Poetry slam, Def Poetry Jam

“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


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

Brains photo by neil conway

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

juror image

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