Does the place of breakfast matter?
More than 15 million children live in homes that do not have enough food. However, the number of children taking advantage of free breakfast in schools is low. What can schools do?
Old enough to break down? Electronic voting machines.
Decade-old computer equipment underpins the country's most important civic process. What happens when it breaks down?
Just a few of Donald Trump’s Twitter followers.
The jester of Twitter doesn't need traditional media or campaign war chests. Here's why.
How do innovators acquire their skills?
Researchers surveyed college students to find out what was influencing student motivation. They found good relationships with faculty make a big difference, but not good grades.
How much parent involvement is “just right?”
Do expectations about the "right" parent involvement take into account America's large diversity?
Members of a Muslim fraternity at University of Texas, Dallas.
Research indicates that only 46% of students believe Muslims are accepted on campus. But the same research points to ways to change how Muslims are perceived by Americans generally.
The treacherous toilet.
Public 'restroom' is a euphemism of the highest order. We don't find it restful.
You see with your brain, not just your eyes.
Sure, your eyes are crucial for seeing the world around you. But it's your brain that does the really hard vision work.
Cables crisscross the oceans carrying your internet info.
Telegeography Submarine Cable Map
Thin cables about as big around as a garden hose traverse the Earth's oceans carrying all our intercontinental internet data. No one's in charge and no one's defending them.
Did you watch the GOP debate, or just follow it on Twitter?
Was the latest GOP debate designed just to give candidates – and viewers – something to tweet about?
A protester holds a sign in support of Kim Davis, September 9 2015.
A scholar visited a dozen churches to learn why some religious folks oppose same-sex marriage. He discovered it's not a simple case of homophobia.
Boehner quits on Friday, September 25.
The speaker calls it quits after five years of trying to get Tea Party leaders to stop squabbling and play nice. The road ahead looks rocky for the GOP.
GOP candidate Carly Fiorina gave a feisty performance at Wednesday’s debate.
Carly Fiorina was the only newcomer on the main debate stage Wednesday night. Having battled her way into prime time, did she manage to stand out?
An image by Nilufer Demir dominates news coverage.
Powerful images – like the one of Aylan Kurdi that flooded the Internet last week – can spark political change.
Where did the children go post-Katrina?
There were only 3,964 seniors in the graduating New Orleans class of 2015, which represents only half of the original cohort of babies. What happened to the missing children?
Hamilton is shown whispering into Ben Franklin’s ear in Howard Chandler Christy’s depiction of the signing of the Constitution.
Alexander Hamilton and the policies he pursued as America's first treasury secretary set the US on a course of national unity. That’s just what Europe needs today.
Sandra Bland’s body is removed from a Texas jail.
Waller County Sheriff's Office/via REUTERS
With the rate of suicide on the rise, it's time to train law enforcement officials to recognize the signs of mental illness.
There’s still lots of untapped potential with mobile advertising.
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The data tell the story: mobile ads work.
Ken Kendricks Jr puts his hands together in prayer at a makeshift memorial to Michael Brown on August 22 2014.
A movement grew out of Michael Brown's death one year ago. The people in #BlackLivesMatter want us to fully witness violence against black youth. Their tools are cell phones and social media.
Angry messages taped up outside Palmer’s dental office were repeated thousands of times online.
Palmer was publicly shamed to a degree that's only possible in a world connected by social media. Could any good come from it?