What to do when there are 60 gifts for four people—and you can’t get them to stop
New evidence shows cats nuzzled up to us earlier than thought—but canines have been dogging us for much, much longer
We already know everything about all our friends. So what else is there to talk about?
There are many legitimate conditions that might explain terrible teen behavior, but being too rich is not one of them.
Is there anything more sexist than the notion that professional women need a hair care brand to help them learn to ‘be strong and shine’?
Despite its bullying, the “fat acceptance” movement is bad for our health and bad for kids
They’ve been on my living-room shelf for a year now — wrapped chocolate candy figurines from the Netherlands of Zwarte Piet, or Black Pete. A friend who lived there for a while gave them to me in irony. Black Pete is a …
Americans are the world’s champion meat eaters. For that we can thank (or not) our colonial ancestors. Back in the old country, England, meat was for the upper ruling classes, who ate it with great gusto, but most Brits were …
Every day is “Buy Nothing Day” in North Korea—and look where that’s gotten them
An Army colonel trying to level the playing field for female soldiers gets accused of sexism and the Internet rages on
Over the last twenty years, one of the most stunning changes to the American social landscape has been the dramatic rise in the percentage of Americans who report having no religious affiliation—the group that has come to be …
A pastor who was suspended for officiating at his son’s same-sex marriage speaks out
Don’t tell me there weren’t any nice boys who could have been the first Jewish Sexiest Man Alive.