Phil Jackson has a big task to bring quality players to the New York Knicks and make the team a contender once more. After the Derrick Rose trade, the Knicks now lack a center, a starting SG and bench shooters.
The team has five players on its roster to date: Justin Holiday, O'Quinn, Porzingis, Anthony and Rose. With $30 million to spend for free agents, here are some of the best players the New York Knicks should target.
1. Kevin Durant more >>
Words have great power. They shape how we think about ourselves and the world. Even silly, made up words.
The sociologist Peter Berger once told a story in First Things about his childhood in Mussolini's Italy and the ideological use of language.
Italian, like Spanish and French, has one way of addressing someone close to you, "tu," and another for addressing a stranger, "lei," which is also Italian for "she." more >>
The recent directive by the Obama Administration that all public schools must provide transgender access — a directive that would allow any boy into girls' shower facilities, locker rooms, and restrooms — has stirred considerable parental and political resistance nationwide.
It is, however, but the latest in an ongoing series of provocations connected to public schools.
Over the past hundred years, controversy has arisen over whether public schools should have prayer or Bible readings, reject or exclude from school libraries certain controversial books, teach evolution or intelligent design, include school-based clinics, feature graphic sex education (and at what ages), adopt certain perspectives on American history, and use books that positively portray same-sex marriage or abortion. more >>
More than $200 million in jackpot prize can be won by potential lucky bettors for Saturday's Powerball draw after no one matched the winning combination last Wednesday.
Wednesday's Winning Combination
The winning numbers for the previous draw were 4-40-42-43-52 with the Powerball 17 and Powerplay 3x, the lottery's official website revealed. There were also no Match 5 winners though Powerball said more than 600,000 ticketholders took home a prize. more >>
A recent study published in the British Medical Journal Open reveals a man is less likely to wear a condom when he finds his female partner attractive.
Condom Use Depends on Self-Perceived Attractiveness
This study, led by Anastasia Eleftheriou, showed a direct correlation between willingness to engage in unprotected sex and judgments of attractiveness. The same study reveals that a man's self-perceived level of attractiveness also affects his decision to engage in unprotected sex. The more attractive he thinks he is, the less likely he'll use condom. more >>