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Do Kids Care If Their Parents Adhere to Traditional Gender Roles?

Probably not. They just want someone to be nurturing and someone to provide structure.<p>Tide<p>It's not often that a work-at-home father finds himself in the crossfire of opinion writers. Yet, in between Taylor Swift dance parties with my daughters, that's where I've spent part of this month, the …

Disgusted by the Boy Scouts? Here’s an Alternative

Since the Boy Scouts of America reaffirmed their ban on LGBT scouts and Scoutmasters, some parents have made the decision to pull their boys from the …

A Shameful Day in the Senate

The NRA got its victory, but Michael Tomasky is confident that, years from now, we’ll look back on yesterday as the moment when the gun lobby …

Anonymous Looks to Expand Into News

The hacktivist group Anonymous wants to enter the world of journalism, in Anonymous fashion, of course.<p>While the news branch of the decentralized …

Houston Rising—Why the Next Great American Cities Aren’t What You Think

Real growth is happening not just in the oldest cities but in more spread-out urban newbies, writes demographer Joel Kotkin.<p>America’s urban landscape …

Arashiyama

Arashiyama, or “Storm Mountain”, is one of Japan’s designated Historic Sites and can be found on the western edge of Kyoto. The district features …

Complementing Fine Arts: Folded Book Sculptures by Luciana Frigerio

In case you thought books are just for reading, well, here’s something we want to show you, that might exceed your expectations! We figured out that …

Let's Go Back to Grouping Students by Ability

Since the late 1960s, well-meaning educators have shied away from placing kids in "faster" and "slower" classes. Now that trend is reversing—and for good reason.<p>solgas/Shutterstock<p>Is it my imagination, or have you noticed that some public high school courses that are now called "honors" are …

Statistics wizard Nate Silver gives his Oscar predictions

With great precision FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver predicted which states President Obama would win in his second-term election. Now he is applying his statistical-analysis methods to predicting who will take home the Oscars on Sunday.<p>Silver has made Oscar predictions in the past, but with only 75 …

Raúl Castro: My Last Term

Photo of the Day: Best of February 2013

Viewpoint: What if women ruled the world?

<b>Not so long ago, the idea that women might rule the world seemed slightly ridiculous - like something out of science fiction. But in an essay to mark International Women's Day, political analyst and former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers argues it's now a topic that can be seriously</b> …

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