Has Christmas Become Too Commercialized?

A new poll suggests many of us feel Christmas is becoming a little too commercial.

// Dec. 25, 2015 - 19:45 GMT


Security-First Philosophy: Pros and Cons

The debate over how societies should balance civil liberties and national security takes on even greater relevance these days, with the world rocked by terror attacks on unsuspecting civilians.

// Dec. 18, 2015 - 20:53 GMT


Does Multiculturalism Endanger European Values?

With the migrant issue challenging Europe, there is a rising concern with how the inflow of migrants can impact European identity.

// Dec. 11, 2015 - 20:20 GMT


UK Food Banks a Reality Check?

Cases of malnutrition and other diseases prevalent during the Victorian era are once again on the rise in England.

// Dec. 04, 2015 - 20:05 GMT


Smarter Than Ever

Over the past century, the average IQ in industrialized countries has risen to keep pace with the complexity of modern life.

// Nov. 13, 2015 - 19:32 GMT


Richest 1% to Own More Than Rest of World

Worldwide wealth inequality keeps growing, according to a new Global Wealth report by the Zurich-based Credit Suisse bank.

// Nov. 07, 2015 - 19:08 GMT


What Makes a City Friendly?

Moscow was recently ranked by a US-based travel magazine as the worlds most unfriendly city. </p>

// Oct. 23, 2015 - 19:44 GMT


Casting Doubt on the Democratic Peace Theory

Using a new technique to analyze 52 years of international conflict, researchers suggest that there may be no such thing as a “democratic peace”. In addition, a model developed with this new technique was found to predict international conflict in the future better than any existing model.

// Oct. 09, 2015 - 18:27 GMT


Who Calls the Shots in Media

We live in a media-dominated society. World view is increasingly shaped by news-bites and entertainment offered by electronic and print media.

// Oct. 02, 2015 - 18:32 GMT


Digging Up the Past

The growing urge on the part of millions of Americans to investigate their roots has spawned a billion-dollar genealogy industry that is still growing by leaps and bounds. It has been said that genealogy sites are among the most frequently visited.

// Sep. 25, 2015 - 17:10 GMT