Touch releases oxytocin, which makes us feel better. But can hugging make us better human beings?
Michael Stusser, our #DigitalMadness columnist, offers an essay-obituary about Professor Clifford Nass, one of his personal inspirations.
Your $5,000 could save one life in your community but seven lives in Africa. Where would you choose to give? And why?
Esther Perel argues that good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise.
In 2009, Dick Stolp helped Hyeonseo Lee and her family escape from North Korea; watch Lee’s TED Talk and see their emotional reunion.
When he was young, doctors thought that he would never be able to talk or learn—but at 14, he is teaching college students and disproving Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.
Minnesota requires a registration fee, even when courses are offered for free, online. Is this justifiable? Can it be enforced?
Why are boys disengaging from school? Have boys changed, or has the education system changed? In Ali Carr-Chapman’s TEDx talk, she lays out the reasons boys are tuning out in school and offers a plan for re-engaging them in a way that actually works.
What do you think? Are we afraid of intimacy and revealing our true selves to others? Does technology complicate relationships? Is technology affecting the human experience?
Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on a time when masked wrestlers ruled the American South.
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After our sons grow past the superhero phase, are we having conversations to help them with their new identity or leaving them alone to figure it out?
Vaughan Granier thinks the marriages that are happiest for both spouses give some serious thought to equality and control.
An amazing woman shares her simple marriage secret after five years of happiness with her husband, ‘Amazing Grace.’
Aaron Gouveia endured a living nightmare when his infant son became seriously ill, an experience that made him grateful for his son’s recovery and sympathetic to the parents who weren’t as lucky
Sometimes a visit to the pub is more than that. It’s a lesson in friendship, craftsmanship, and sincerity.
Polling about the 2016 presidential race doesn’t mean much right now, but that doesn’t mean the invisible primary isn’t going on as we speak.
Think guys aren’t romantic? Give these 35 songs by men a listen and change your mind.
Dr. Kelly Flanagan’s heart sank as he considered what would someday happen to his daughter in the make-up aisle.
Catherine O’Kane has been hurt and frustrated by some of her husband’s choices. But in her eyes, his strengths far outweigh his failures.
Being a dad in the 21st century isn’t easy. That’s why I like a program that makes saving for college a little less difficult.
Not everyone needs a full-time security force for their protection, but Dropcam is an affordable way to instantly secure some sweet peace o’mind.
Dressed in Yoga Pants, he’s experiencing what it feels to have guys staring at his butt.
Do you care? Can you imagine ways in which it might affect your life?
Are We Not Men (and Women)?–Apparently Not? Cadillac’s Ad Polarizes