Your brain is a top-notch security system, analyzing risks and doing everything it can to keep you safe. From the moment you wake up until you go to sleep at night, your brain makes an infinite number of decisions to protect you. Most of those choices happen beneath the level of awareness, in your subconscious. […]
Is There a Constitutional Crisis?
The foundational rights of citizens in the United States can only endure if Americans choose to protect and nurture the Constitution. This responsibility has been passed down between generations for hundreds of years. It has been considered sacred. That is, until recently. The problem is that civilizations do not always evolve. In fact, they often […]
Canines in Combat
They’ve crept through the remote caves of Afghanistan and fought in active war zones all over the world. The US Navy’s canine workers are some of the military’s best protectors—and weapons. Highly trained dogs have been especially important in covert operations with Navy SEALs. Dogs can sniff out improvised explosive devices and other bombs. They […]
Do You Think the Election Was Stolen?
From QAnon to COVID skepticism, many narratives in the news have been questioned by doubtful Republicans. Perhaps the biggest of these controversies has been the 2020 presidential election, which many Donald Trump supporters still believe was invalid. Now Mollie Hemingway, a Fox News contributor and senior editor for The Federalist, has taken a close look at […]
Bill O’Reilly Takes on the Mob
In January 1925, Al Capone became the head of the Chicago Outfit, a giant mob that controlled many illegal businesses across the US. This extensive crime network operated in near total secrecy. When Capone was finally jailed about a decade later, it was for tax evasion—not the many murders he had committed. Written by O’Reilly and […]
Can the U.S. Recover?
The death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, led to a wave of Black Lives Matter protests. But actively fighting for human rights, and Black lives specifically, shouldn’t require a shocking incident or video, says CNN journalist Don Lemon. As one of the newscasters who broke the news of Floyd’s death, Lemon recognized that […]
The Predator Inside
We each contain multitudes. Delving deep into the magic of old stories, Clarissa Pinkola Estés taps into the eternal wisdom of global fairy tales. She examines world literature and oral traditions in her bestselling book exploring feminine archetypes. “Wild women,” as Estés calls the characters from these stories, are a lot like wolves—instinctive, passionate, and filled with ageless […]
Ancient Wisdom Was the Original Self-Help
How relevant can old Hindu scripture be to our modern lives? You might be surprised. As one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, The Bhagavad Gita offers essential guidance on topics like knowledge, devotion, and spirituality. The world has always been filled with challenges and change. These old “self-help” scriptures can serve as a […]
Why Is Parenting So Tough?
Being a parent can feel impossible sometimes. But it hasn’t always been this way. Some Western parenting methods date back only about a hundred years; others go back just a few decades. The concept of the nuclear family, for instance, is relatively new. Until recently, people around the world shared the burdens of raising children. Now, most parents of […]
Is the Truth Out There?
On October 19, 2017, astronomers observed an interstellar object that flew within our solar system. It remained there for 11 days. The object was given the Hawaiian name “Oumuamua,” which loosely translates to “scout.” At first, scientists thought Oumuamua might be a comet or an asteroid. But the object was a strange shape, and its trajectory […]