Seeing black lead characters who are accomplished scientists could be just the thing to help inspire future generations to follow in their footsteps.
You might not think much about science topics as part of your everyday life. But science – like art, music, religion – is part of our culture, and scientists can help it reclaim its rightful place.
A look at the spooky side of electromagnetism in our culture.
Four decades after the release of punk's most famous album it remains a classic moment in popular culture.
Public-facing feminism can often be a superficial distraction from systemic sexism.
This year three of his stories are being adapted for viewers.
A pattern of male leadership and female passivity in heterosexual romance is woven into the formula on the popular TV show The Bachelor.
The singer was not 'middle of the road'. He was a bridge across it.
The biggest arts festival in the world came from humble beginnings to lift post-war morale, and blossomed into the full-on arts extravaganza it is today.
Times change, but the pillar upon which society places its sporting heroes remains the same.
Twin Peaks has just hit our streaming services, again, alongside reboots of the X-Files, Gilmore Girls, and more. But, despite our nostalgia, they'll never revive the specific time they were born in.
In many cultures and religions dogs are more than protection and security. But do they have an after-life?
The fashion of Twin Peaks looked to the past and predicted the future.
There's nowhere quite like Japan – or at least, that's how the Japanese government tells it.
Vietnamese walls were once densely populated by hand-painted signs, a material culture now exceedingly rare.
The periodic table is one of the classic images of science that is found in labs as well as on t-shirts, mugs, even set to music. But what exactly is the periodic table?
The pastiche-style poster art ubiquitous in Egyptian houses and businesses reveals how locals imagine far-off landscapes, idealise nature and define beauty.
A complex issue requires sensitive techniques.
Subculture is on the decline, according to many pundits. But a trip to Whitby on certain weekends would demonstrate otherwise.
Donald Trump has used pop culture better than Hillary Clinton because he has made the campaign pop culture: reliant on mass entertainment and social media while lacking any depth.