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Co-founder Biz Stone leaving Twitter

(AP) -- Isaac "Biz" Stone is moving on from Twitter, just five years after co-founding the microblogging site that has become integral to the social media scene around the globe.

dateJun 29, 2011 in Internet
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Can U.S. law handle polygamy?

HBO's Big Love and TLC's reality-TV offering Sister Wives have thrust polygamy into popular culture in the United States. Estimates are that somewhere between 50,000-100,000 families in this country are currently risking ...

dateJun 21, 2011 in Social Sciences
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'Young, disadvantaged men'

With teen moms being debated heavily in popular culture today, it's easy to neglect the effects of fatherhood. However, recent research shows that young, disadvantaged men also affect a family and society. In fact, by age ...

dateMay 23, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Contented citizens vote against change

US citizens who have a high quality of life are more engaged in the direct democracy process, according to Ryan Yonk from Utah State University and Professor Shauna Reilly from Northern Kentucky University in the US. Their ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Google -- an engine of knowledge creation?

Search engines like Google have become part of everyday life, not least in the academic context. But if knowledge is power, then search engines themselves are gaining ground as power nodes in their own right. Academic users ...

dateNov 26, 2010 in Social Sciences
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