"A new study shows that the more relationships you've had prior to marriage, the less likely you'll have a good marriage," writes Mollie Hemingway, reporting on a new study from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia.
She highlights findings in the study that point to the kinds of sound pre-marital decisions made today can improve our chances of marital quality and success. Read more in What You Do Before You Say 'I Do' Matters for Marriage Happiness.
Apparently so. "A team of security researchers from the University of San Diego, the University of Michigan, and Johns Hopkins plans to reveal their own results from months of testing [the] same model of scanner"—TSA's Rapiscan full-body x-ran scanner—that made us virtually naked to TSA at airports for years, reports wired.com.
"Not only did [researchers] find that [a] weapon-hiding tactic worked; they also found that they could pull off a disturbing list of other possible tricks, such as using teflon tape to conceal weapons against someone's spine ..." Read the article to find out how costly this security illusion was and where these scanners are still being used.
In an article at ValdostaToday.com, Institute summer intern Nicole Poole (pictured) challenged the "intellectual intolerance" of students who called for Valdosta State University to cancel its Evening with Dr. Ben Carson scheduled for this fall.
"There is no doubt in our minds that the reason the tickets are no longer available [for the event] is not because Dr. Ben Carson has some contentious agenda, but because he is an exceptionally qualified, accomplished individual, who happens to espouse conservative values. We would like for the VSU campus to hear his message that hard work and dedication are what it takes to succeed and are what makes America great."
Author, townhall.com news editor, and Fox News's Outnumbered host Katie Pavlich received the Institute's 2014 Woman of the Year award on Thursday at a reception in her honor at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington DC. Prior to the reception, she discussed her new book, Assault and Flattery:
Townhall editor and Fox News's Outnumbered host Katie Pavlich has a new book out this week, and we heartily recommend it.
Assault & Flattery goes after the sacred cows of the so-called War on Women and exposes the truth about the liberal stance toward women on every major current issue, particularly abortion, self-defense, and the women's vote.