For almost a century, American popular culture has perpetuated the idea that only journalists working in foreign countries could be in danger.
Often dismissed as kid food, a lot of adults still secretly love the popular boxed dinner. It's also played an important role in kitchen science, wars and women's liberation.
Dan Birman, director of the new Netflix feature documentary 'Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story,' discusses his filmmaking process and the importance of the case.
Even those of us spared the worst of COVID-19 are missing our favorite pastimes, places and people. But pleasure can also take unexpected new forms in a pandemic.
It doesn't matter how smooth your conversations have been. Absent the touch, taste and smell of a potential partner, you're essentially flying blind.
The divide transcends partisan bickering. Some people really do recoil at the imposition of strict rules, while others become anxious when rules aren't followed.
Long after a crisis recedes, residual anxiety can remain and become calcified in cultures, customs and institutions.
A global pandemic might be at the forefront of everyone's minds. But we can't assume that future threats will get the attention they deserve from people living in an information-saturated world.
Little Richard honed his craft as a teenage drag queen. In everything from his hairstyle to his lyrics, we see the influence of gay contemporaries like Esquerita and Billy Wright.
Beyond buying a fish tank or house plants, there are a number of creative ways to bring nature's calming effects into your home.
When a 14-year-old Paul McCartney watched Little Richard in the hit film 'The Girl Can't Help It,' he couldn't have imagined that the two would one day take the stage together.
During these stressful times, if you find yourself reaching into the pantry of your past, you're probably not alone.
With hand-washing top of mind, soap is an integral part of keeping clean. But people through the ages relied on earlier forms of soap more for cleaning objects than for personal hygiene.
Penn State Laureate William Doan found solace in a daily act that has benefits scientists are just beginning to understand.
Design bloggers have long had creeping suspicion, so a team of researchers decided to analyze the aesthetics of nearly 10,000 websites.
There's a disconnect between how many low-wage workers are being described, and what they're experiencing on the ground.
What drives people to garden isn't the fear of hunger so much as hunger for physical contact – and a longing to engage in work that is real.
During two 17th-century medical calamities, economic imperatives outweighed moral concerns.
A volunteering expert offers guidance on how to help at a time when you may need to keep your helping hands to yourself.
Sure, there were no Zoom calls or ventilators. But thanks to a prolific diarist, we can see some striking similarities, from daily death counts to quack remedies.
For nearly 50 years, teams have administered the controversial Wonderlic test to measure cognitive ability. Two researchers decided to study its effectiveness as an evaluation tool.
Nearly three-quarters of fans say they won’t attend games until a vaccine has been developed.
With dreaded, invisible germs lurking on surfaces and in people, our surroundings are seen as a minefield – and we end up dulling one of our most valuable senses.
Then – as now – the wealthy fled to the countryside, while the urban poor were forced to work on the front lines.
Their loss affects those in the LGBT community who have the least to lose.