As we close out 2013, awash in daily social media outrage and as gullible as ever, here are six hoaxes that suckered far too many journalists and others.
Male friendship is formed around jokes, favors, and formal associations — all things under attack.
The debate over the NSA should begin with a clear-eyed, realistic assessment of the most significant threats to our security and a reasonable enumeration of the means necessary and available to address those threats.
James Madison’s expectations of representation were surprisingly naive and that representation, in practice, is surprisingly unhelpful for the culture of self-government.
It’s well past time for the industry to grow some spine and start thinking about the best interests of customers and shareholders.
Pajama Boy and I went to the same High School. How did two Millennials from the same place end up so different?
Science fiction is shot through with the longing for a more-rational human (or humanoid) race, accompanied by harmonious but deceptively simple models for a society worthy of such beings.
The American divide is about more than just who we elect or which party we trust in which arena. It represents a very real schism about first principles and the universe.
Not sending your children to Sunday school is worse for posterity than having a dead tractor in the front yard.
It is impossible to exaggerate the enigma within the term “capitalism.” To this very day its central concepts of market and “trickle down” are questioned from the American president to the pope.
Breast-feeding wasn’t just revived by La Leche League but by those who figured out how to profit off it.
In light of the busy holiday, I’ll dispense with my usual meandering and get right into the business of keeping you and your loved ones lit as a Christmas tree.
The truly remarkable story behind Duck Dynasty is about a family of backwoods duck hunters who capitalized on liberal stereotypes about rural America by playing A&E like a fiddle.
The human cost of the transfer of power from the American people to the American government this century is staggering, and growing.
Duck Dynasty reminds average Americans which views are mainstream. That leaves some people terrified.
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Though limited in adoption, restorative justice programs have shown promising results in dealing with low-level offenders in the United States and abroad.
Everyone loves Santa Claus. Well, except for these bizarre people who grew up in families without him.
Casual sex and video game playing aren’t irrational choices for men. For civilization, they’re much more problematic.
Does North Carolina’s experiment in unemployment benefit reduction spell disaster? Only if you ignore the data.
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