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The 'haka,' a Maori war dance performed by the All Blacks at the beginning of games, is a meaningful, respectful nod to New Zealand's history.
A new religious trend in Mexico
When Nickelodeon's sketch comedy show debuted in 1994, it upended the norms of children's TV with its diverse cast, un-condescending tone, and kid characters played by actual kids.
How a pseudoscientific, religious organization birthed the most trusted method of addiction treatment
Writer and advocate Janet Mock on the importance of showing transgender lives in the daylight, and avoiding a focus on the "before and after"
Respected scientists are lending credibility to parapsychological research.
The Canadian province is debating whether to prohibit public employees from wearing clothing with "overt" religious symbolism.
From kimono-clad Japanese hostesses to miniskirted Swiss brunettes, companies have a long history of using women to sell air travel. Some examples from The Atlantic's archives.
Chris Lilley's new show is hilarious, but it's not clear enough whether the show is mocking the society that enables teen-girl monstrosities like Ja'mie or teen girls themselves.
Playing an idealistic congresswoman from Montana, Kudrow freshens up a show too dependent on its cynical protagonists' stale love affair.
Written by 27-year-old relative newcomer Eleanor Catton, the novel is just the type that could get overlooked when the contest opens up to American authors next year.
NoViolet Bulawayo's Booker Prize-nominated We Need New Names serves as a reminder that spotlighting African life is different from exploitatively "performing Africa."
The Fox series' creator and star says her character will be more likable this season, and that's a loss for viewers who want to see more three-dimensional women on sitcoms.
Tuition rose $18,000 during outgoing president John Sexton's tenure. But who's really to blame for the school's high cost?