As futuristic and alien as this all sounds, it is not a new idea in scientific research. In fact, there is already an entire subfield of computer science called neural networking that is working from the premise that most brain activities can be reduced to computations.
Okay, so children are often a little more honest than we adults sometimes would want them to be or feel comfortable with ... occasionally brutally so.
Barney wasn't known for his judgment or nerves of steel. We all know Barneys. If we are honest, we can all think of one person who should never have a gun. Fix that person in your mind. Now, imagine they are drunk.
Although I am not a smoker, I have found myself intrigued lately by the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes. And with a family full of heavy duty smokers — many of whom are now converts to e-cigarettes — I have tried to educate myself...
Last month, Ebony Wilkerson, a pregnant mother of three, drove her minivan into the ocean off the coast of Daytona Beach, Fla. The South Carolina woman and her three children—ages 3, 9 and 11—were all in the van. Their lives were saved by a couple...
It was back in August 2013 that I first wrote about Rhys' amblyopia, commonly referred to as lazy eye even though it is a developmental problem in the brain and not any kind of neurological problem with the eye itself.
During the violence-laden years between 1984 and 1996, policymakers scrambled to find a way to throttle crime. In 1991, the national murder rate was 9.8 per 100,000 people. By 2012, the rate fell to 4.7, according to FBI data.
Motive is the most important element of any action.I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.
This week concludes the KISS fitness program that began 12 weeks ago. I'm extremely sad to see it go, not because of what I've lost, but because of what I have gained.
The Rev. Fred Phelps, provocateur-in-chief of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., recently died at 84. The death of a pastor from a tiny Kansas church normally wouldn’t be national news, but Phelps and his flock gained infamy for turning...
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