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7 reasons to learn a foreign language

Kathleen Stein-Smith, Fairleigh Dickinson University Half of the world population is bilingual, but only 25% of Americans can hold a conversation in another language. Changing...

7 reasons to learn a foreign language

Kathleen Stein-Smith, Fairleigh Dickinson University Half of the world population is bilingual, but only 25% of Americans can hold a conversation in another language. Changing...

Which cheek and how many? In France and beyond, a kiss...

Mathieu Avanzi, Sorbonne Université In the English-speaking world, friends and family generally greet each other with a wave, handshake or hug, depending on their degree...

Cultural studies key to national security

Nicholas Tampio, Fordham University After the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a commission formed to figure out why the attacks occurred. One of the culprits,...

What’s private depends on who you are and where you live

Richard Wilk, Indiana University Citizens and policymakers around the world are grappling with how to limit companies’ use of data about individuals – and how...

Why science needs the humanities to solve climate change

Steven D. Allison, University of California, Irvine and Tyrus Miller, University of California, Irvine Large wildfires in the Arctic and intense heat waves in Europe...

How where you’re born influences the person you become

Samuel Putnam, Bowdoin College and Masha A. Gartstein, Washington State University As early as the fifth century, the Greek philosopher Thucydides contrasted the self-control and...

Why the Pilgrims were actually able to survive

Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Sometime in the autumn of 1621, a group of English...

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How your employer uses perks like wellness programs, phones and free...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon Companies offer all sorts of benefits and extras to attract the most favored workers, from health care and stock...