The joys of childhood take a backseat to "preparation for college and career."
The risk of huge news stories like the Bundy report or the comments and subsequent punishment of the Clippers' owner, Donald Sterling, is that we outsource all of our racism on a few caricatures of prejudice.
Tales of hidden research, perverse incentives and profit-hungry pharmaceutical companies should give you pause before filling that prescription.
Want to tell which of your Facebook friends are brightening your day, and which are bringing you down? There's an app for that.
Take a guess: what percentage of the world's nuclear weapons would cause the deaths of one billion people?
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court upended nearly four decades of campaign-finance law, removing “aggregate caps” on how much political donors may contribute to federal campaigns. From now on, millionaires seeking to influence the political process will not be constrained by a $48,600 limit per ...
Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal is like offering to buy somebody's house for a nickel and snarl.
It's a delicious treat to watch godless libertarians rise to the defense of Protestant evangelicals this week.
As far as I know, no major religion holds as a central tenet the unvacuumability of the penis.
On the 60th anniversary of its publication, Lord of the Flies continues to be a valuable literary and cultural reference point and, more surprisingly, an instructive manual about contemporary political life—and its liabilities.
Oxford researchers say we are only a few decades away from a chance at digital immortality.
Are video games unholy pastimes of the Devil, in your sincere estimation? Go ahead and fire your Minecraft-playing employees.
The first-annual Praxis Chutzpah Comment of the Year Award goes to Charles Macheers, a man who is brazen enough to call retrograde discrimination “civilized” and decry “discrimination” while pushing a bill that would allow bigots to exercise their bigotry with impunity.
Butterfinger bars and Reese's Pieces nicely straddle the middle of the continuum, as does the airy, malty, chocolaty, rift-healing Three Musketeers.
A friend of mine recently posted a link to one of the hilarious articles detailing the bone-headed Olympic Games preparations in Sochi and asked, tongue not really in cheek, "Did no one know that Russia and its neighbors are still very much Chelm?" You'll laugh at that question if you're ...