An anthropologist weighs in on how dating apps like Tinder and online dating sites change the way we love.
Cambridge professor and author Mary Beard explores the mythical sex stories of the Roman Empire, before she lays down the realities.
America can learn a lot from tribal dynamics. Sebastian Junger says if we wish to be united, we can start by looking at US platoons serving overseas.
It takes a certain ability to shut off the outside world if you want to write more than a few sentences. John Irving sums it up in just over 1 minute.
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Studies confirm that having experiences makes us happier than material possessions.
Richard Dowden says Mugabe will not bow from power if only to spite the West.
The journalist says prevention is the key step that no effort has been able to successfully deliver on yet.
Journalist Richard Dowden says solidarity is the goal but it's handicapped by regional allegiances.
The journalist notes a great deal of enthusiasm for Obama but no homegrown leader of equal stature.
The journalist analyzes China’s far-reaching role in Africa’s mineral sector.
The journalist says colonialism was “short enough to destroy leadership in Africa but not long enough to replace it with anything else.”
The journalist explains the dysfunction that plagues Africa’s politics.
The journalist advises not going to Africa with the idea of being a crusader.
The journalist tells the story of the world’s leading organization for African affairs.
The journalist first entered the field after missionaries got him a teaching job in Uganda in 1971.