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America’s most lethal animal

Animal attacks have been in the news a lot. Late last year, a 22-year-old student in New Jersey was killed by a black bear he had been photographing. This summer, swimmers off the coast of North Carolina…
Greek"No" supporters celebrate referendum results. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

What now for Greece and the euro?

The media predictions are dire, but the reality of the Greek monetary crisis may be less sensational.
The dispute between Philipp Lenard and Albert Einstein sheds considerable light on the power of nonscientific concerns to sway scientists. NASA via Wikimedia Commons

When science gets ugly – the story of Philipp Lenard and Albert Einstein

Scientists are not always as scientific as many suppose. Recent well-publicized cases of scientific fraud prove that scientists can be as susceptible to the allures of wealth, power and fame as politicians…
In four out of five churches in the US, membership has plateaued or is declining. Church via www.shutterstock.com.

When ministry doesn’t pay

Mindy Mayes is a 29-year-old African-American woman with a second job many might find undesirable. Some might even call her crazy for sticking with it. She thinks about it almost constantly, and those…
If education is to improve the underlying causes of poor teacher morale must be addressed. Students via www.shutterstock.com.

Something is rotten in the state of US education

A report released last year estimates that nearly half of the nation’s new teachers quit within five years, a rate of attrition that costs the United States over US$2 billion annually. Each year, in fact…
World Food Programme (WFP) staff members load bags of split yellow peas into a truck in a WFP warehouse based in El Fasher, North Darfur, for delivery and distribution in camps for displaced persons (IDPs) in Shangil Tobaya, North Darfur. UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Good intentions and poor results – John Steinbeck’s lessons on humanitarian aid

Steinbeck highlights an insight all too often lost on many contemporary poverty fighters around the world: efforts to help sometimes turn out to harm.
To Tolkien, the machine represents a means to attain power over others. His orcs – deformed and ugly creatures, whose hands are sometimes replaced with weapons – embody this lust for power. LOTR Wikia

Tolkien and the machine

My grandfather was a carpenter, and I don’t think he ever developed much of a sense of trust in machines. I remember him laboring away at our home one summer, transforming our screened-in porch into a…

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