Your background and life experiences seep into the mind’s eye, quietly shaping whether you believe your dreams can come true.
We often imitate styles of speech we hear – what’s known as ‘linguistic convergence.’ But a researcher wanted to see if we alter our speech based on the mere expectation of how someone will sound.
Many of the coinages fail to differentiate the mundane from the momentous. Has the suffix’s overuse rendered it essentially meaningless?
The claims made by the creators of the app – which highlights parts of words to supposedly enhance users’ reading abilities – are dubious.
Can social media posts sustain Russia’s endangered dissident cultures?
The Fox News host’s forthcoming documentary ‘The End of Men’ is part of a rich heritage of hustlers and politicians claiming that American men are becoming devitalized, lazy and effeminate.
A newsletter sends out chronological snippets from the 125-year-old novel ‘Dracula.’ Fans on the internet go wild.
Their drawings and paintings often express a mix of horror, fear, hope and beauty.
Many Black audiences are justifiably weary of works about their community told from white perspectives. But authorship isn’t always black and white.
The UK is set to spend four days celebrating the very long monarchy of Queen Elizabeth II. But as the Platinum Jubilee is marked, why do so many Americans also fawn over the British royal family?
The custodians of one of Hollywood’s most reliable cash machines have been careful to sidestep political minefields that might remind customers of a realm outside the Magic Kingdom.
Since the 2020 election, the slide in ratings for many large networks has been particularly acute. What’s driving this exodus, and where are viewers going?
Members of the key 18-to-34 demographic finds the format stale, the hosts unrelatable and the topics patronizing.
By implementing paywalls, making exclusive content deals and incorporating ad tech, big media companies have reshaped what was once an entirely free and open ecosystem.
Though it was exceedingly grating, the late comedian was able to perfect a sound that worked in tandem with his brand of humor.
A linguist explores the origin of the word ‘father’ – and why derivatives are common in languages across the globe.
If Dostoevsky insists that one cannot shy away from horror and tragedy, Tolstoy would contend that people must act upon what they see.
The insistence on preserving the team name – along with fan traditions like the ‘tomahawk chop’ – is even more glaring given the city’s links to the civil rights movement.
As lockdowns went into effect in the spring of 2020, many people took up gardening as a coping mechanism. But will a hobby born out of a crisis recede as life returns to normal?
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s famous musical has long inspired controversy for how it depicts the story of Jesus of Nazareth.