More important than the size of government is the kind of power it wields over its people — and whether it exercises arbitrary power over others, writes David Boaz. So people who wax eloquent about the golden age of liberty in early America (pointing to low taxes and fewer government agencies) are overlooking some key elements. “Slavery and conscription, among other things that marred parts of our American past, loom very large,” he writes.
The idea that we’re happier at the beginning and end of our lives is really just a comforting myth.
The key to curbing sugar intake may lie in the gut rather than our tastebuds.
Based on product labeling claims, scientists hypothesized that green cleaners were less toxic. They were wrong.
The crabs’ blue blood contains an ancient immune defense mechanism that has helped save countless human lives.