When Tiger Woods won the Masters in 1997 at the age of 21, we all stood in awe. The youngest champion ever, Woods had simply dominated the field, shooting an 18-under-par and beating his nearest competitor by 12 strokes.
Cell phone distractions account for an estimated 1.6 million automobile accidents annually, according to the National Safety Council. That's why Iowa and Nebraska initiated a "texting while driving" ban in July 2010. However, since the start of the ban fewer than 160 tickets or warnings have been written in Iowa and Nebraska, according to the Omaha World-Herald.
As a hopeless romantic, I think Valentine's Day is a very exciting time of year. It may be my favorite holiday.
Mass incarceration is a term many young Americans are either unfamiliar with or recognize simply as a component of the culture of poverty in the United States.
Education in the United States is a hot topic lately. There is no question that American students are falling behind in test scores compared to their international counterparts. There are many theories regarding the causes and just as many regarding potential solutions to this problem. One of the ideas most debated right now is the concept of reducing the federal government's role in education while increasing the parents' role through school choice.
In the wake of the deadly shooting in Arizona, it's very tempting to take the easy way out by placing blame and restricting freedoms in the name of security.