Mind & Body


Pumpkin Spice

By Tim White

Tim White shares his advice with a woman who suspects her neighbor’s daughter and boyfriend of misconduct with fall decorations.


Why the Need for Cognition is a Survival Skill

By Ian Leslie

The internet is the single greatest collection of human knowledge in history, but with the answer to nearly any question easily accessible, what purpose does the need for cognition serve in the modern world?


Peepers Creepers

By Tim White

Tim White offers advice on whether it’s appropriate for someone to apologize to a neighbor whom he’s seen not fully clothed.


Pope Francis Popularizes Church’s Stance on Science

By Soli Salgado

Keeping consistent with his predecessors, Francis explains that scientific theories are welcome in the Church—a declaration that hopefully ends the debate for confused Catholics.


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From Politics to the Pulpit: Why Washington’s Key Players Seek the Seminary

By Soli Salgado

Politicians pursue theological endeavors when the Hill fails their deeper needs—a trend that could mitigate partisan gridlock.


What the Average American Prays For

By Soli Salgado

A new survey illustrates the most popular petitions among Americans, as well as how income, race and religious affiliation affect daily prayer.


Comical Reflections from Cloth Diapering

By Brian Leaf

Father and master yogi reflects on his family's amusing and peculiar immersion into cloth diaper culture.


Neural Hijacking: Your Brain On T. gondii

By Timothy Verstynen and Bradley Voytek

Popular zombie fiction often blames the shambling hordes on an infection that alters brain function. In this case, fact has fiction beat: the T. gondii microbe hijacks human brains already.