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21 NFL teams carried at least one player with domestic violence or assault charges on their rosters during the 2012 season. Chelsea Cristene offers suggestions for what to do to change that.
Camille Hayes believes that before we can solve the problem of domestic violence, we have to better understand it.
Why Black men are killing themselves, warning signs, and what to do if you’re worried about someone.
Reports of a fight over little Zoey’s paternity have been denied. Liam Day deconstructs them for the journalistic problems they expose.
In the face of the nation’s worst school shooting, JP Rennquist finds comfort in his faith and urges us to find comprehensive ways of ending gun violence.
Bob Costas’ recent stance in favor of gun control has drawn the ire of many. Jim Jividen examines why his remarks about performance-enhancing drugs didn’t provoke a similar response.
Is the masculine power the makes football exhilarating, the same destructive force that killed Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins?
Liam Day wonders if the tragedy in Kansas City was a part of society’s expectations that men be strong and silent.
Bob Costas quoted Jason Whitlock in saying that were it not for a gun, Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend would still be alive. Do you agree? Was Costas out of line for editorializing?
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Everyone has a Thanksgiving story to tell. These came in at 140 characters or less.
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.
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!).