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George Orwell's 1984 poses a fascinating question: does language affect how we perceive reality? In this article, the scientific and literary components of linguistic relativity are examined.
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In Beyond Good and Evil, Friedrich Nietzsche examines the herd instinct of humankind, decrying its tendency to prohibit human progress. In doing so, he advocates leadership absent social structure.
Osteosarcoma is a devastating bone cancer that tends to strike children and teens.
Some mental illnesses, such as depression and anxiety, develop long after a baby is born. Others, like Down Syndrome, begin in the safest place in the world: its mother's womb.
Mental defects and illnesses come in many forms, but Fetal Alcohol Disorders are entirely preventable and often entirely incapacitating, ruining hundreds of thousands of little lives.
What is emotional intelligence? How does it affect your workplace, love life and interpersonal relationships, and is it possible to improve upon what emotional intelligence you already have?
Franklin Roosevelt is one of the greatest presidents in US history, guiding America through the Great Depression and World War II during his four terms in office. What set him apart?
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George Washington was a distinctly average military tactician whose skill rested almost entirely in his ability to retreat from battle. How, then, did he manage to defeat the mighty British Empire?
Is capital punishment an essential tool for criminal deterrence or an archaic punishment from the past? And if the latter, is there ever an instance where justice demands a death sentence?
Anne Frank, the teenage face of World War II, matures and darkens as a person while history is made around her, even as it snuffs out her life.
Police brutality is a clear problem in the United States. Civilians are beaten and killed while officers often receive a mere slap on the wrist. Yet, there is a simple, cost-effective solution to this
Are America's police out of control? Is police brutality really as pervasive as the media says? Are innocent citizens being killed for absolutely no reason? Absolutely. But can we put an end to it?
Will cars be solely driven one day by computers? Self driving cars are here and they're better drivers than their human counterparts. It's time for machines to kick humans out of the driver's seat.
Sally Mann's Candy Cigarette is perhaps one of the most iconic photographs of the 20th century. Who is that girl in white? What is she doing and what does it symbolize?