Wedlock as crime-stopper
“Unlike marriage, cohabitation does not play a beneficial role in young adults’ antisocial behavior trajectories.”
Thirteen-year-old girl turns mutineer.
Countries are fighting for working age population
To win, they need to support family.
When the bookstore closes, do the lights go out on culture?
In one case, the atmosphere suddenly electrified.
Djinni, magic and revenge, part 2
The Bartimaeus Trilogy's middle book.
Libraries: too un-cool to survive in an internet age?
We can't discard what libraries do.
Shengnu women and boyfriends for rent
A baleful mix of societal pressure, gender imbalance, and the one child policy.
The envoy for sodomy
A new US envoy takes LGBT activism to the global stage
Hooked up and tied down: the neurological consequences of sadomasochism
An examination of the phenomenon of BDSM from the perspective of a psychiatrist.
Happier kids in eight steps
Simple tips for raising your kids to be happy people.
Email overload: time for a human solution
Email providers have a vested interest in the growing burden of the digital messages.
The verdict is in on this year’s Caldecott winners
Worth a trip to the library, but probably not the bookstore.
Can we talk?
It depends on how carefully you choose your words.
‘Three-parent’ IVF: cure or myth?
There are weighty scientific reasons for not going ahead with the world's most radical IVF technique.
Mum and dad adoption preferred, Irish poll shows
But new legislation in Ireland puts single and same-sex parenting on the same level.
The Silicon Rift Valley—the deep social divides
Silicon Valley itself is, overall, a highly unequal society.
Global population decline in 100 years
George Friedman considers what this might mean for the world. Marcus Roberts muses thereon.
This is quality cinema that is not afraid to express the price of war in individual terms.
Contraception and cancer
Hormonal contraceptives increase the risk of a variety of cancers.
Obama’s fight against the Ideology-With-No-Name
Egyptian President al-Sisi knows its name and has courageously denounced it.
Cat helps boy overcome dyslexia
Abby and Ben love the misfit animals in their grandfather's barn.
More money in the bank means fewer babies
Wait, shouldn't it be the other way around?
Frozen berry health scare puts heat on Big Food
A frozen berry Hepatitis A scare raises questions about global supply chains and consumer awareness.
Colombia may finalize euthanasia law in March
Constitutional Court gives health ministry 30 days to issue regulations.
Playing video games is a road to poverty
Social media use does not equal computer knowledge