The Puritans had little tolerance for those who didn't conform to their vision of the world.
Loudly proclaiming your dislikes isn't snobbery. There can be a power and poetry to putrescence.
More competitive games between top soccer clubs is desirable but creating a 'closed' system would harm a soccer culture built on dreams, says the man who predicted the Super League two decades ago.
Transgender youth have a number of research-backed medical options available to them. The multidisciplinary approach ranges from promoting family support to hormone treatments to surgery.
The UFC is eager to advertise its promotion of female fighters – while also paying them less and stoking a climate of fear to discourage unionization.
During economic downturns, local governments tend to cut spending on libraries, even as the need for their services grows.
The pandemic exposed the contradictions and tensions at the heart of 'creative class' cities and jobs.
A developmental psychologist explains how a period of life that's often hectic and stressful can also end up being quite rewarding.
The demand was there.
Beverly Cleary once said that her fans love Ramona 'because she does not learn to be a better girl.'
An Italian media scholar raised on American TV assesses Netflix's ambitious strategy to create original productions in Italy, Japan, Brazil and beyond – and distribute them globally.
Half of LGBTQ participants in a recent study experienced discrimination, insults, bullying or abuse while playing, watching or talking about sports.
Photojournalist Ron Tarver spent years photographing people largely ignored in mythic depictions of white cowboys and the American West.
Three decades after poet Frank X. Walker coined the term 'Affrilachia,' the region's poets and artists continue to create work that probes the world of a people long ignored.
Why did Confederate flags start appearing in the country's anti-lockdown protests?
Trans Day of Visibility, celebrated March 31, is a day to honor the trans community and counter transphobia.
We're the only species that can throw at speeds that kill.
The ethics of idleness have been debated for thousands of years.
Long thought to have originated in Ancient Greece, the golden ratio that forms the basis of the Swiss design style may have first emerged in Africa.
If you look at the reasons people buy art, almost none of them have to do with the physical work.
Arts organizations have been particularly hard hit, but many may benefit from new sources of emergency government funding.
In physics, entropy is the process of a system losing energy and dissolving into chaos. This applies to social systems in everyday life, too. Limiting energy loss can make social systems run better.
Music is supposed to transcend the mundane and horrific. Yet it has also served as an accompaniment to torture and punishment.
The camera has long been used to defy a media landscape steeped in negative portrayals of Black families.
Today, beer is marketed to men and the industry is run by men. It wasn't always that way.