It’s hard to imagine the United States without a large central government. Americans often forget that the Founders disagreed vehemently regarding the size/form/structure that our new governement should take.
In your opinion, what is the proper balance between federal authority and state’s rights? Who should have the authority and why?
Primary sources help us understand the power and significance of past events. This post examines Pliny the Younger’s letter to the Roman Emperor Trajan, and provides us with an extra-biblical glimpse into the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire.
The American drive to work hard and actually accomplish something is fast disappearing. I’ve seen it in the classroom, on the basketball court, and even in my own life. This post is a renewed call to hard work.
Wired Magazine recently highlighted several retailers (Gap, Zappos, Staples) who have introduced robots to their warehouses.
The discussion on this post is centered around the pros and cons of this development.
The Industrial Revolution is considered to be a turning point in world history. The discussion on this post is centered around the following question: “Did the benefits of the Industrial Revolution outweigh the negative changes that took place in society?”
This simple, designer-friendly Egyptian hieroglyphic alphabet is free for public consumption. Download the alphabet in PDF or Illustrator format, and start having some fun.
For those interested in learning how to read Egyptian hieroglyphics, scroll down to the bottom of the post for some helpful resources.