The rules of engagement
Two weeks engaged - here's what I’ve learnt so far.
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?
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.
Non-married mums are less likely to breastfeed
In other words, wedlock fosters infant wellbeing.
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.
Dawkins, and what to do about a baby with Downs
Advice offered on Twitter sounds brutal - and it is.
Islam’s moderate voices drowned out by extremists
The overwhelming majority of Muslims want nothing to do with terrorism.
Dining alone, or alone together
More people live alone and others seem to prefer their own company at the table.
Parody The Matrix? In Lego?
The hugely popular Lego move is by turns hilarious and surreal.
After 65 years, is China ready to embrace the Pope?
The Church has sought engagement with China since the 13th century and will not give up anytime soon.
Will we all be African one day soon?
By the end of this century 40% of all humans will be African - a radical demographic change.
ISIS intended to send a personal message to the US
It worked, though maybe not as that murderous gang expected.
Before ‘I do’: how the new relationship script can affect…
And how a big wedding can give your marriage a real boost.
Think that legalizing same-sex marriage won't affect its supporters' moral standards? Think again.
Can a twelve year old save the day?
The real hero of fairy tales
Married parents vs cohabiting parents
Married parents are economically advantaged and less likely to separate.