A solution in search of a name
Assisted suicide supporters cannot agree on what to call it
A woman’s right to choose surrogacy
A Ukrainian clinic uses feminist rhetoric to sell its services
Captain Counterfeit: Marvel’s riskiest retcon ever
Marvel Comics betrays its most honourable hero.
Italy’s attempt to avert a demographic ‘apocalypse’
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Boy’s unusual power makes him the object of political struggle
Archie's parents want to have their cake and eat it, too.
The courage of Joan of Arc
A tribute to the Maid of Orleans for the anniversary of her death.
Abortion video changes minds of pro-choice women
At least a third of them turned against abortion.
Marital status and suicide
The supportive environment of marriage can help prevent individuals from extreme emotional distress.
Was the Holocaust a case of bullying?
Some bullying experts are catastrophizing bullying and trivializing genocide
A story of delicate and romantic love in the deepest sense of the term.
Paypal’s gay picnic threat: a symbolic masterpiece in disguise
The online giant reveals surprising artistic depths.
EgyptAir Flight 804: clues to a tragedy
People are the weak link in aircraft technology
Meanwhile, outside the school bathroom…
…millions of boys are preparing for unemployment and prison. Who cares?
Growing Up: the Langton Quartet
A growing up saga with powerful familial influences.
The decline of the dragon
Is China's demography its Achilles heel?
How to get your kids to obey
Age-appropriate goals for instilling an important virtue.
A new portrait of American slavery emerges
Over the years, slave-owners placed 200,000 newspaper ads for escaped slaves
Facebook, surveillance capitalism, and feedback control
How data analytics has gone from measuring to controlling reality
Does religion help you live longer?
A Harvard study confirms perceptions of a link between going to church and good health
Looking ahead for new transplant techniques
An Italian surgeon wants to perform head transplants.
It's not Chariots of Fire, but still an enjoyable family movie.
India’s declining fertility
Population panic turns to concern about fertility problems.
Ahead in the cloud: East African digital pioneers
Silicon Savannah is producing smart innovators.
Understanding The Big Short
The financial background to Michael Lewis' film about the subprime mortgage debacle of 2008.
Putting Mother Teresa under a microscope
An Albanian sociologist examines some of the controversies over her canonisation