An ad alluding to the vulva is sparking controversy, but there are few objections to phallic symbols. What explains this difference in treatment?
How Romans overcame their fear of witches by finding them funny.
Without the scientific knowledge we have today, ancient cultures turned to myths and legends to understand celestial objects.
If you’ve ever wondered why our 12-month year ends with names that mean the seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth months, you can blame the Romans.
On January 1, we consider the origins of Janus, after whom this month is named.
For the first time since its unbanning the ANC needs to find a new direction. Its supporters and South African voters are no longer content with resolutions that promise to end to corruption.
Wonder Woman comes from a long line of strong mythical feminists.
Jesus wasn’t the only son of a god in ancient times. And, as you’d expect, divine offspring tended to be high achievers.
Brutal sexual threats against perceived trespassers, made anonymously, with the expectation they will be seen as “humorous”. Sound familiar? Modern-day trolls belong to a long, and troubling, lineage.