Grasses—green, neatly trimmed, symbols of civic virtue—shaped the national landscape. They have now outlived their purpose.
Microsoft just announced that it's replacing the cheesetastic images with web-searchable galleries, effectively ending clip art as we know it.
This week, NASA marked a milestone: the first object manufactured outside of Earth.
The frenzied day after Thanksgiving, as we know it, may be dying. That is an extremely good thing.
You'll need a clear-eyed plan of attack, an open mind, and a mound of mashed potatoes.
Before trick-or-treating came along, there was "Thanksgiving masking" and "Ragamuffin Day."
"I think if you want to consider yourself to be serious that it will not appear anywhere," the comedian told an AP interviewer who dared to ask The Question.
In a culture that thinks about everything, it's a relief, sometimes, to think about nothing.
The future president is predictably diplomatic—even while discussing catfish and cornbread.
A shortage of the beloved confection will soon be upon us, analysts say. Counteracting it could involve brand-new strains of cacao.
A new app asks how much transparency you actually want in your digital communications.
Questions, and answers, about a union more than a decade in the making
Christopher Nolan is the latest filmmaker to avail himself of the spiritual setting of space.
Even a five-year age difference makes a couple 18 percent more likely to get divorced, compared to a couple born on or around the same year.
A tale of Taylor Swift, YouTube, and the the 1988 Crystal Light National Aerobic Championship
Meet the Georges Lemaître, which helped the orbiting laboratory—currently home to six humans—to avoid a potentially disastrous collision with space junk.
Disney has announced the full title of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Here are the names of Episodes VIII through XXVI.
How did the concept of the spiritual guide leap from Native American tradition to Internet irony? With the help of Tumblr, the Times, and Samuel L. Jackson.
The Atlantic Technology Channel's latest call for pitches
In 1915, five years before women won the right to vote, a group of suffragettes published an Onion-worthy pamphlet.
One hundred years ago today, Mary Phelps Jacobs received a patent for the garment she had invented while preparing to go to a dance.