Are video games dangerous for kids? Maybe, but it depends what they supplant
What would the kid be doing otherwise?
How to help Christians, minorities in crisis
It’s good news that people are asking.
The first divorce selfie
And why it makes me sad.
No more people please: Beijing
A population of 21.1 million people is forcing Beijing's authorities to stop further migration.
$90 loan restores Kenyan farm
A $90 interest-free loan helps a Kenyan farmer maintain his arable land for better food production
Eric Carle gets personal
A story based on his childhood experience.
Is your telephone company paid to snoop on you?
Telephone companies get paid to tell governments about their customers.
Don’t like nursing homes? The Dutch have a solution for you
How does euthanasia sound?
Iraq and Syria follow Lebanon’s precedent
A strong case can be made that the nation states created a century ago in the Middle East are now defunct.
Millennials: the “nice” generation?
Would you say that those born between 1980 and 2000 are “empathetic”?
Cool heads are needed on the abortion-breast cancer link
Ostracism, scorn and denial are not good strategies for dealing with an important public health issue.
To edit, or not to edit your child’s playlist
Plato was right: music has a serious effect on us.
No rush to the registry office by UK same-sex couples
Official figures show a modest take-up of the "marriage" option.
There is no such thing as anonymity in social media
Not when so many sources want the information.
Exiles from Troy discover the New World
Mystery, humor and an endearing young sleuth.
Who knows what the future of healthcare will bring?
We cannot assume that we know what future health costs will be.
On the event of Michael Brown’s funeral
They came from near and far, for many reasons. Some for opportunism, some for possibilities.
Non-married mums are less likely to breastfeed
In other words, wedlock fosters infant wellbeing.
Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend
An affecting memoir by Nelson Mandela's jailer.
Would body cameras have prevented Ferguson riots?
Chest-mounted cameras are a promising development, but not a cure-all.
The urgency of peace
Peace between Israel and Hamas must be founded on justice, not merely a cessation of hostilities.
The four temperaments are a tried and true aid to self-knowledge.
China’s (pet) population rising fast
Are pets a good substitute for actual children?
An enduring appeal
Twenty years ago, Horrid Henry hit the shelves.
Just what the doctor did NOT order: The doctorbot
The art of medicine is to persuade the patient at risk to help himself heal.