Reports from the front with ISIS: “Death has become a way of life here”
Why does this continue? Why hasn’t ISIS been stopped, long ago? Why are they advancing?
The decline of Europe’s Jewish community
And is the decline set to continue into this century?
Librarian: The Internet doesn’t harm the good student, but it makes the poor student worse
Students may confuse “available” with “helpful”
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.
Why do kids desert the West to fight with ISIS?
The terrorists seem to understand adolescent psychology better than we do.
Djinni, magic and revenge, part 2
The Bartimaeus Trilogy's middle book.
Russell Brand takes on 50 Shades of Grey
And he ain't impressed.
Exodus: Gods and Kings
The liberties taken with the biblical text are far from making the story more engaging.
Protecting human nature: Pope Francis takes aim at gender theory
In a book just published in Italy, the reforming pope defends the "design of the Creator...written in nature".
The intersection of three crises
Greece, Ukraine and Iran bring the United States back to Eurasia.
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.