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Couple killed after warning daughter of boyfriend's suspected neo-Nazi views

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A 17-year-old in northern Virginia is facing two counts of murder for allegedly killing his girlfriend's parents after the couple tried to get their daughter to stop dating him because of his suspected neo-Nazi views, according to police and family members who spoke to the …

Crime

Policing people’s grammar online is never really about grammar

When I think about good manners, I go straight to my favorite scene in the 2001 Anne Hathaway movie <i>The Princess Diaries</i>. When Hathaway accidentally takes a huge bite of a cold palate-cleanser at a formal dinner, she gets instant brain freeze. Her two kindly dinner companions—eager to save her from …

The Surprisingly Compelling Argument for Open Borders

If you’ve been keeping up with the news lately, you couldn’t be blamed for thinking the world is in the throes of an immigration Armageddon. Europe …

What makes you laugh says a lot about who you are

Humor has long been the subject of serious research among psychologists, linguists, sociologists, philosophers, and neuroscientists. There’s an entire journal devoted to the topic and, though it may be hard to believe when you’re engrossed in the latest Hangover movie, humor is so much more than …

Study of fairy story origins traces some back thousands of years, with one tale dating back as far as bronze age<p>Fairy stories such as Beauty and the Beast and Rumpelstiltskin can be traced back thousands of years to prehistoric times, with one tale originating from the bronze age, academics have …

Anthropology