Cuba places a great deal of value on cultural activities for its school children.
Cuba has paid special attention to rural education for decades. This focus has paid off, bringing quality schooling to often-neglected areas.
Psychology research shows how hair combing sends a powerful message from parent to child.
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Hair has long been a source of anxiety and shame for African-Americans. One psychologist has made it her life's work to reverse this trend.
Ancestral Pueblo carving at Petroglyph National Monument, New Mexico.
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When we think of national parks, many people picture geysers or mountain peaks. But the park system also protects historic sites and objects that show how the U.S. has evolved into a diverse society.
People with tattoos form part of a rich and meaningful history.
Tattoos are a part of mainstream culture and an everyday expression of our aesthetic impulses. That wasn't always the case, and the history of the tattoo lets us chart changing ideas about the human body.
AMC’s The Walking Dead gives valuable lessons on how humans can survive disaster by acting collectively.
AMC's zombie hit The Walking Dead has garnered a huge global audience. As the finale of the series' fifth season screens, we should pay attention not to the zombies – but to the survivors.
The reaction to the Ghostbusters 3 cast announcement indicates broader cultural concerns.
Last week, director Paul Feig announced that the protagonists of Ghostbusters 3 would all be women. While some have heralded the female follow up as a feminist coup, others – including many fans – have…