The sad case of Jahi McMath, brain dead following surgery, has become catnip for social media. But part of the emotional fever rests on a confusion between brain death and a coma.
Being taken down a few pegs is humbling. Understanding that life is not easy or fair is humbling. Receiving a great honor — well, that would be called an honor.
Despite the hand-wringing over the Oxford English Dictionary's acceptance of 'selfie,' a more pernicious movement is afoot with 'literally.'
Just what does his tweeted phony airplane fight say about us?
A Florida boy's plea for a family points up the many languishing cases. Yet it takes a rare set of skills to foster parent.
To watch even a few hours of prime-time television, or to view even a handful of widely circulated YouTube videos, is to be reminded that 40 is not just the new 30 but, in fact, the new 18.
He told Conan O'Brien that he doesn't let his daughters have smartphones. The rest is viral history.
The White House has in effect asked us to be more upset by the Aug. 21 chemical attack there than by other atrocities worldwide.