Why are some Americans changing their names?

For decades, native-born American Jews changed their names to improve their job prospects. Billion Photos/Shutterstock.com In 2008, Newsweek published an article on then-presidential candidate Barack Obama titled “From Barry to Barack.” The story explained how…

New findings add twist to screen time limit debate

If screens are kept at an arm’s length, measures of well-being tend to improve. SawBear/Shutterstock.com Many parents want to know how much time their kids should be spending in front of screens, whether it’s their…

In the turmoil of 1968, music failed to seize the moment

That year, the pillars of 1960s pop music released unfocused, confused albums. Thitkorn Krireuk/Shutterstock.com While the first half of 1968 was a series of explosive moments – the Tet Offensive, Paris protests, the assassinations of…