This Is When I Realized I Had to Cut Ties With My Mother

The "last-straw incident" describes the moment of clarity people have when they know a relationship needs to end.


People from the Middle East Tell Us All the Weird Ways They Avoided the Draft

"I spent months gorging on as much fast food as possible. I added mayo to everything I ate, and even had it on its own as a snack between meals."


Social Media Is a Weapon of War. How We Use It Is Up to Us

"'Win' the internet, [and] you can win silly feuds, elections, and deadly serious battles."


Inside the brutal fight that’s left the Central African Republic in chaos

"They say we have to win the fighting and kill a lot of enemies," said one rebel fighter recruited as a 10-year-old. "Whoever refuses to fight is killed."


Stories of Real-Life Heroes, Not Politics, Empower This Advocacy Group

How 'I Am Your Protector' brings together traditional enemies for peace and a better world through achieving common ground.


Sexual Violence Against Women Should Not Be Used as a Weapon of War

Meet the doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo trying to save the country's most targeted community.


How to Argue Online Without Losing Your Shit

Anger and electronics are both stimulants.


'The Four Types of Conflict,' Today's Comic by Michael Kupperman

Michael Kupperman explores the four main obstacles mankind is up against.


Apologizing All the Time Could Be a Sign of Anxiety

The urge is often involuntary—and has little to do with actual remorse.


Trump’s North Korea Tweets Aren’t a 'Declaration of War'

Remember: Technically, the president doesn't have the power, on social media or otherwise, to formally declare war.


This College Course Teaches Students About War and Peace Through Food

Field trips to restaurants that serve food from other nations shows that breaking bread is about more than just, well, bread.