Evacuating from a hurricane is a miserable experience, but coming home after a natural disaster can be even more horrifying.
Dave Eggers and Jordan Kurland do an excellent job of renewing voter excitement by creating a clever and inspiring site devoted to reminding us why we love President Obama.
With both Clinton and Palin so wildly popular in their respective parties, it will be hard to gauge who is truly more influential.
There is no real way to predict the next big book or movies series, but if writers can channel certain timeless themes in literature it can help to catapult a series to the top.
New studies show Siri is seriously flawed in comparison to other personal assistant tools, such as Google Now. Will Apple fix Siri in time for the iPhone 5?
Five books, some old some new, that enlighten, inspire, and teach us invaluable lessons about life.
Trethewey is not afraid to tackle the darker aspects of life - an important quality for the poet laureate to possess, as she is now responsible for encouraging the nation to appreciate poetry.
Raising questions like, 'which players are hot?' And 'who needs a uniform make over?' 'While the Men Watch' is an insult to women who care about sports ... and, well, to all women.
'Poetry of the Taliban' is a newly released collection filled with poems written by members of the Taliban. Critics of the book misunderstand the purpose of poetry.
It doesn’t take a Dr. Bruce Banner to see that the Black Widow, in her simplest form, has characteristics that are entirely attainable and she should be admired by both sexes.
Despite the fact that I am a literary nerd, I do acknowledge that movies are occasionally better than the book.
April can be "Hell Month" for high school students as they submit college apps and nervously wait to hear back.
The ability to "enemy" someone or something on Facebook may seem like a reasonable addition, but it may also be a catalyst for cyber bullying or unnecessary Internet drama.
It’s clear that the election is a hot topic and has made its way into daily conversation. Teens are making an effort to be politically informed, and often bring it up in the classroom.
Careers can no longer be defined by gender, and families must reorganize not based on predetermined gender roles, but rather by what is most beneficial to their families.
Carl Katter's struggle against his homophobic, politician brother may prove to be successful in the long run.
A state representative's comments are not only ill informed and insulting, but they try to discredit an patriotic organization that promotes community, leadership, and education among girls.
Mardi Gras is truly a representation of our city’s resilience, and shows our willingness to maintain a glass half full attitude even in the face of hardship.
Dispensing emergency contraception out of a vending machine may not be a perfect system, but it is an important (and ingenious) step towards easy, affordable access to contraception for women.
Find out who made the list of top five most inspirational women who have promoted the feminist cause through their work.
Just because there is restricted access to birth control or safe abortions does not mean unwanted pregnancies vanish, it only makes it more dangerous to terminate an unwanted pregnancy.
Obama won’t be able to maintain his 2008 momentum, but it won't be his downfall.
Love her or hate her, Bachmann's campaign was important in encouraging young women to pursue politics.
Standardized testing is an outdated and unreliable assessment of one’s knowledge, and the amount of importance placed on achievement on these exams creates a cut-throat atmosphere for students.
If space-bound companies follow safety standards and are well-managed, then they may usher in a new wave of space exploration and innovation.
Health and Human Services makes the wrong choice in banning the FDA from making Plan B available without a prescription to those 16 and under.
Siri can't tell you where to get an abortion, proving that getting information on female reproductive health care is difficult, even in the information age.
While the Arab Spring seeks to promote liberty, these values are being denied to women.
Employees protesting over their hours on Black Friday signal problems with big businesses values.
Dr. Pepper's new ads insult both sexes and will cause a drop in approval ratings.