We have age requirements to purchase alcohol, cigarettes and even Sudafed. So perhaps it was inevitable someone would suggest that you should need to be a certain age before you can purchase what has become the real scourge of youth—the cell phone. Tim Farnum, an anesthesiologist in Colorado, is trying get enough signatures for a … Continued
Naomi Schaefer Riley
Naomi Schaefer Riley is a weekly columnist for the New York Post and a former Wall Street Journal editor and writer whose work focuses on higher education, religion, philanthropy and culture. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum.
Ms. Riley's writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the LA Times, and the Washington Post, among other publications. She appears regularly on FoxNews and FoxBusiness. She has also appeared on Q&A with Brian Lamb as well as the Today Show.
It’s not easy being a race car. There are the younger, faster vehicles with access to better technology and training pushing you off the track. And then there are the male chauvinist cars that mock you as you’re driving, undermining your confidence. Then, of course, there are the capitalist pig corporate sponsors who want you … Continued
It looks like there’s trouble in paradise. According to a recent report, one of the contestants on Bachelor in Paradise (which includes former cast members from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette), claims that a sexual encounter she had while taping the show was not consensual. After spending much of the day drinking, Corinne Olympios says … Continued
Most parents can think of more productive ways for teens to use their time than watching Keeping Up with the Kardashians (KUWTK). But Jerry Seinfeld simply cannot abide it when his kids sneak an episode of KUWTK. In a recent interview on the website Mr. Porter, the comedian says, “The one time I really, really … Continued
When are subconscious urges just fantasies and when do they reveal something significant about our interior lives? This is the question lurking just beneath the surface of some recent studies on the way people search the Internet. In a new book, Everybody Lies, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a former data scientist at Google, uses data on Internet … Continued
Is honesty a feminist virtue? Most of the time, the answer is no. Feminists like to pretend that women are both more powerful than men and at the same time oppressed, that they are constantly subject to discrimination in school even though they are graduating from college at higher rates than men, that female Marines … Continued
After Tiger Woods was arrested for driving under the influence of prescription painkillers, it was almost painful to look at his mug shot and think about how far he had fallen. Asleep at the wheel of the car when officers found him, he wasn’t even sure what state he was in. Was it only a … Continued
Mayim Bialik was a late bloomer and if you’re reading her new book, Girling Up, you’ll wish we could make all of our daughters into late bloomers. The actress, who got her start on the 1990s show Blossom, actually had no interest in boys until late in high school. She says she had her first … Continued
When the subject of the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandals comes up, it is not uncommon to hear people speak of the ways that sexual repression by the church contributed to this situation. If only priests had been allowed to marry or find another outlet for their “energies,” things would have been different. Perhaps, but … Continued
Why are married Americans having less sex? According to a new study from psychologists Jean Twenge, Jean M. Ryne Sherman, and Brooke Wells, the percentage of married folks who are doing something between the sheets besides sleeping and checking their phones has declined significantly in the past fifteen years. In 2000, sixty-one percent of wives … Continued