A new company is bringing the engineering savvy of rocket science to the design of the high-heeled shoe. Can stilettos that are actually comfortable to wear change centuries’ worth of symbolism?
The much-loved and much-mocked Discovery TV event is being challenged by Nat Geo Wild—for viewers, for branding, and for sovereignty of the deep.
The company’s long-serving chairman, Phil Knight, insisted that he wasn’t in the shoe business. He was in the entertainment business.
Can a movie about male strippers be a loud affirmation of feminism? Three Atlantic writers discuss.
In paying homage to the original, the fifth film in the series forgets what made it so good: humans.
The ballerina is the first African American principal dancer in American Ballet Theater history. That’s good news not just for ballet as an art, but for ballet as a sport.
The Swedish brand Acne Studios is pioneering a novel way to beat the summer heat, defying gender biases in the process.
It is easy to mock the enraged opinions coming from the justices—but they’re no laughing matter.
In his latest dissent, against the pro-same-sex-marriage finding of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court justice invoked … hippies and fortune cookies.
Books can be places for intellectual wandering. They can also be mined of precious information with ruthless efficiency.
Google’s email service now offers all of its users the blissful ability to “undo send.”
What can it mean to “remove” this symbol of the Confederacy when it’s become such a familiar, seemingly benign, part of American life—through songs, clothing, and a Dodge Charger known as the General Lee?
America is living in a golden age of television, largely in thanks to cord cutting.
On Monday, the pop singer released “No Sleeep,” her first new single in seven years.
In the 1970s, the Sugar Association launched an ad campaign premised on the idea that sugar is … a useful diet aid.
Through jokes about text messages and tales of a terrible person named Tanya, Modern Romance explores what happens when looking for love also means looking for one’s “other half.”
Even at the height of ‘women’s liberation,’ products aimed to female consumers were actually marketed to men.
The latest reboot of the dino-themed franchise stars not only sinewy humans and slobbery dinosaurs, but also a pair of stilettos.
Three Atlantic writers discuss the seminal Alanis Morissette album two decades after its release.
Pizza Hut will soon be selling a pie that fuses two classic dishes into one mutant meal. But what is this food product, actually? Experts weigh in.
In its 27th season, TV's longest-running marriage is apparently in trouble. Will the phenomenon of small-screen schlubs neglecting the women they barely deserve never end?