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?
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.
Research confirms what margherita lovers already know: The perfect cheese is bendy, bubbly, and capable of getting brown. (In other words, mozzarella.)
A third of you admit to it, anyway.
The first paintings ever made by human hands, new research suggests, were outlines of human hands. And they were created not in Spain or France, but in Indonesia.
Featuring several diamonds, two breasts, and one extremely awkward cockatoo, her Vanity Fair cover underscores what made the hacking so outrageous: lack of consent.
The most important part of the film's message is neither misogynistic nor feminist; it's about what happens when two people are bound together, forever.
Whether you blame it on Alex Trebek or on Mel Gibson, it's a silly idea with deep roots.
They've become boring. And that means they're finally getting interesting.
Blame Nike. Or ancient Egypt. Either way, socks are becoming the new neckties.
With the help of strategically placed fixtures, Michelangelo's work is getting some mood lighting.
A new site tracks the way bad information spreads—in (nearly) real time.
To protect their products' names, the makers of Botox, Xerox, and Tabasco are advertising directly to the people who write articles about them.
A new survey of how people use—and don't use—those pictures of themselves on the beach
Those brilliant reds, oranges, and yellows? They're preparations for a hungry winter.
Early reviews for one of the best-loved sitcoms of the '90s called the show's stars not just "sexy" and "urbane," but also "dysfunctional morons."
Water rotating clockwise in Australia and counterclockwise in the States? It's a myth.
Brave thinkers have tried to change the indomitable toaster pastry. They have not succeeded.
The trope of the dysfunctional family is making its way from the small screen to the big.