Grasses—green, neatly trimmed, symbols of civic virtue—shaped the national landscape. They have now outlived their purpose.
We've harnessed the power of the wind and the sun; the next step might be the tides.
In ads for the latest version of Apple's phone, it's always the same time. Here's why.
Before the game became a favorite at slumber parties, it was a popular activity on dates.
A third of the shrimp sold in restaurants and supermarkets are, a new study has found, misleadingly labeled.
"It’s never okay to pack anything that looks like explosives such as grenades, land mines, rocket launchers, shells, and bombs."
"100+ instances of verbal street privilege took place within 10 hours."
On this day 45 years ago, the ARPANET was born.
A video brings the logic of "ask me anything" to the experience of women's commutes.
The meringue-y sandwich cookies—airy, dainty, gluten-free, and high-maintenance—are "the new cupcake" the nation has been waiting for.
Ebola is a disease that preys on human connection. To fight it, new technologies are attempting to industrialize human distance.
Switzerland will petition the United Nations to include its signature singing style as an "intangible" site of human culture.
NASA has collected clips of some of the best moments in humans' exploration of the world beyond Earth.
This is what globalization looks like.
This morning, the singer released "Track 3"—eight seconds of silence. Was it a mistake, or a super-profound commentary on the contemporary condition?
Why is it "Bart Simpson," and not just "Bart"? A brief—and ancient—origin story.
The actress appeared at an event yesterday looking distinctly non-Bridget Jones-like. Which makes you wonder ... well, many things.
A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."
Two hundred years ago, a brewery suffered an equipment malfunction, sending a 15-foot-tall wave of porter through the streets of London.
To fight Ebola, President Obama has appointed the U.S.'s latest ... Russian emperor? Here's a brief history of a strange title.
The procedure, for a long time available only to the very wealthy, is making its way to cultural normalcy.