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Why is the Pentagon interested in UFOs?

Iain Boyd, University of Michigan U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won’t be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage...

What happens when a raindrop hits a puddle?

Nate Barlow, Rochester Institute of Technology Have you ever taken a walk through the rain on a warm spring day and seen that perfect puddle?...

Americans might love Cinco de Mayo, but few know what they’re...

Kirby Farah, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Many Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo, but how many actually know...

“You’re unallocated!” and other BS companies use to obscure reality

Kate Suslava, Bucknell University Corporate America has invented many ways to avoid letting the public know it’s laying people off – or telling employees themselves...

Nixon and Reagan tried closing the border to pressure Mexico –...

Aileen Teague, Brown University Just a week ago, President Donald Trump appeared poised to take the drastic step of closing the U.S.-Mexico border to both...

March Madness: With gambling legal in eight states, who really wins?

John Affleck, Pennsylvania State University March means springtime, but also breathless headlines of Cinderellas, busted brackets and buzzer beaters. This year, it’ll also include talk of...

Sandy Hook lawsuit court victory opens crack in gun maker immunity...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled on March 14 that families of the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting victims could...

Diets can do more than help you lose weight – they...

Adrienne Rose Bitar, Cornell University Fad diets have long been brushed off as selfish, superficial quests to lose weight. But if you study the actual content...

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Why child care costs more than college tuition – and how...

Taryn Morrissey, American University Amid the continually rising cost of tuition, the idea of free college has received growing attention over the past few years....

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