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The Bogus 'Philosophy' of Sen. Marco Rubio, Esq.

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.16.2015 | Education
Michael Sigman

At Tuesday's Republican debate, Sen. Marco Rubio Esq. grabbed the gold medal for bogus populism (and crappy grammar) by proclaiming, "welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less philosophers."

A Million Programmers? How About a Billion Problem Solvers!

Grant Hosford | Posted 11.11.2015 | Education
Grant Hosford

Thanks to initiatives like Hour of Code and major moves by some of the country's largest school districts, coding and computer science are finally starting to enter the mainstream of K-12 education.

Those Who Say Guns Don't Kill People Are Anti-American Bigots

William H. Harwood | Posted 10.08.2015 | Impact
William H. Harwood

"Guns don't kill people. People kill people." We've all heard this argument. Some think it ridiculous, while others chant it like a mantra--especially every time one of a thousand massacres in the US manages to get airtime, or a kid shoots another kid.

17 Comics That Capture The Struggle Between Your Heart And Head

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living

There's no war quite like the one between our heart and our head. Many times we find ourselves at a crossroad between the two. Research even suggests ...

Outrageous Acts of Thinking: The Misuse of Science

Deborah Berebichez | Posted 09.01.2015 | Science
Deborah Berebichez

What distinguishes an outrageous idea from a reasonable one? And how are these different from a true or a false idea? I suspect that many people confuse reasonable/outrageous with true/false, which can make it difficult to understand sometimes counterintuitive scientific findings.

July 4 and Alice: The Wonderlands of Freedom

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 07.06.2015 | Books
Randee Mia Berman

In the middle of the terrace barbecue, I was thinking about Alice, Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson Airplane, and the White Rabbit, all marching to the tune of their own inner fife and drummers. All in the name of Independence.

The Deconstruction of Man

Joseph Grant | Posted 07.06.2015 | Parents
Joseph Grant

As men, we need to be there for our children, be responsible, stoic and not be afraid to teach our children well, as the song goes. We need teach our sons to respect women and that the definition of being a man doesn't mean you can't be a gentleman.

From Smartphone to Summer Intern

Penina Remler | Posted 06.26.2015 | College
Penina Remler

Just the other day I was commuting home on a crowded LIRR peak express train when a stranger sitting next to me refused to get off at his stop without first commenting on my lightning speed texting technique.

Using Technology to Improve Mathematical Intelligence

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

The role of technology in fostering mathematical and logical intelligence is obvious in that technology is built on the same mathematical principles and logic that drive life itself.

Logic and Emotion Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 04.29.2015 | Impact
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

To be prosperous, one doesn't have to live long because a conditional statement is not logically equivalent to its converse. And that is why I live each moment as if it may be my last.

A Logical Guide to a Romantic Relationship

Jasmine Jaksic | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Jasmine Jaksic

Anyone who has ever met me would attest to the fact that I am a very logical person. This clearly does not lend itself to highly romantic ideas like "love at first sight". If you are like me, then you can use Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles to guide you!

Climbing the Steps (of Acceptance) in 2015

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

My goals for the new year can be summarized in one word: acceptance. These are some areas where I'd like to put it into practice.

Ryan Kristobak

Logic's Debut Is The Best Hip-Hop Album Of 2014 So Far | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment

When you release a series of acclaimed mixtapes like the "Young Sinatra" series, and the time for your major debut has come, pressure tends to build. ...

Random? No Chance!

Troy Henderson | Posted 12.21.2014 | Religion
Troy Henderson

It is not reasonable to me, nor do I believe, that anything is random or happens by chance. In fact, it is perfectly reasonable to me, and I firmly believe, that every effect has a cause -- even if no one except God can comprehend this cause.

Outlander Episode 3 Review: Faith vs Logic

Jessica McNeill Azar | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment
Jessica McNeill Azar

As a woman who embraces her career as a nurse, Claire bases her beliefs on scientific fact. When she lands in the 18th century Scottish Highlands, she finds a culture who's beliefs are firmly rooted in an odd marriage of Catholicism and superstition.

Intuition vs. Impulse

Zach Dean | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

We fall into patterns of decision making. Emotional decisions lead to more emotional decisions and logical decisions lead to more logical decisions... We have to work to make the intuitive decision. That is until intuitive decision making becomes a habit.

Do You See the Universe Clearly?

David J. Eicher | Posted 09.27.2014 | Science
David J. Eicher

If you use your intuition, believe what others tell you on first blush, or simply try to calculate your way to conclusions, probably not. If you view the world empirically, watching as numerous observations and experiments put together conclusions, then yes, you see the world as a scientist.

Rising Star of Rap: Meet Logic

Steve Harmon | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Harmon

Recently I got introduced to a new hip hop artist, a rapper known as Logic. And I said this sounds fresh. Far from the braggadacio and my penis is bigger than your penis style often found in rap, Logic takes a different path based on his background.

Everyone Needs Some Logic in Their Life

Ahmad Khan | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment
Ahmad Khan

Meet Logic. He's the 24-year-old rapper from Maryland who's already released three critically acclaimed mixtapes, amassed a huge global fanbase, and is currently on his second nationwide tour of the year.

The Illusion of Logic

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Temember that when you are using airtight logic to get what you want, poke a few holes in it to allow this other force to breathe. Allow the magic of the universe to weave its way through the fluid foundation you have built. Remain flexible as to how things are "supposed to" happen. There's something bigger at play.

Yoga and Baseball: 108 Degrees of Harmonic Convergence

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.11.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

Spring and baseball. Baseball and Spring. They arrive together just as surely as winter and spring converge at the vernal equinox.

Woody or Dylan: Whose Story to Believe?

Kimberly Dark | Posted 04.06.2014 | Celebrity
Kimberly Dark

We've all been trained to believe, since childhood, that sexual predators are true crazies, deviants, and the stranger in the black sedan cruising the playground for victims.

Bad Math: Rationalization in Fiction

Harrison Demchick | Posted 02.08.2014 | Books
Harrison Demchick

I call this 2 + 2 = 5: a writer's tendency to insist upon something that isn't true. In reality, two plus two does not equal five. Two plus two will never equal five.

Tech Leave You Cold? Major in Philosophy!

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Michael Sigman

If I had to choose one word to explain why I chose philosophy as my college major, that word would be "Nausea." I'm talking, of course, about Nausea,...

Back to the Back to the Future

Anuraag Girdhar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Anuraag Girdhar

Do you believe in free will? Then you cannot travel into the future, even though our understanding of the limits of technological progress almost guarantee that we will have a mechanism for doing so one day.