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What is walking meditation?

Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College For Thich Nhat Hanh, the late Vietnamese monk who popularized mindfulness in the West, walking...

Why are private prisons controversial? 3 questions answered

John M. Eason, University of Wisconsin-Madison Editor’s note: Private prisons have long stirred controversy, most recently over their role in housing undocumented immigrants and asylum...

How to deal with life’s risks more rationally

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University The world is an uncertain and risky place. The news constantly bombards us with scary situations from school...

What is a tariff? An economist explains

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology President Donald Trump recently slapped tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on foreign aluminum,...

What is March Madness – and the nonprofit that manages the...

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University The annual college basketball spectacle known as March Madness has arrived. Millions of people will tune in to...

Here’s how undocumented students are able to enroll at American universities

Tanya Golash-Boza, University of California, Merced and Benigno Merlin, University of California, Merced President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to deport millions of undocumented people, beginning...

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Doug Cowen, Pennsylvania State University; Azadeh Keivani, Columbia University, and Derek Fox, Pennsylvania State University About four billion years ago, when the planet Earth was...