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?
19 Kids and Counting built its reputation on preaching family values, but the mass-media platforms that made the family famous might also be their undoing.
When Austin, Texas, elected a majority-female city council, the city hosted a workshop on interacting with women in government. It did not go well.
In the AMC series finale, some characters said their goodbyes, while others embarked on fresh beginnings.
Her 448-page book of selfies is mind-numbingly silly. It is also refreshingly honest.
Instagram analyzed the words its users used when they typed pictograms into captions and comments, offering an insight into the meanings of some of the most amusing, and confusing, forms of Internet communication.
The stars of the recent Bridal Fashion Week weren't just dresses and veils; they were also bras and underwear.
At the annual event—"the Oscars of fashion"—to show up looking beautiful is also to show up looking boring.
In the 19th century, the United States' first meteorologist came up with a plan to use controlled wildfires to fight drought—and to control the weather.
This weekend, the 38-year-old will earn $100 million to box against Manny Pacquiao. Given all the hype, it's easy to forget that "the last great prizefighter" is also someone who's repeatedly battered women.
The surprisingly ancient and global etymology of a racially charged epithet
A group of cast and crew members walked off the set of the comedian's latest film, The Ridiculous 6, after objecting to the comedian's treatment of Native Americans.
Why there are so many women who claim to have been the inspiration for the iconic "We Can Do It!" poster
The brand, in its collaboration with Target, provoked ire—proving that, in the right circumstances, even sundresses can be part of the culture wars.
The omnipresence of cameras is a legitimate source of anxiety. But the possibility of exposure can also encourage us to be a little kinder to each other.
The magazine has released its annual collection of artists, leaders, and "icons"—and asked fellow celebrities to assess those icons' contributions. The results are, occasionally, poetic.
Steak and pasta and salads aren't just sources of nutrition; they're also objects of wonderment, curiosity, and fantasy.
'Hot takes' can light the world on fire—and also prevent people from seeing things as they are.
The canonical novel, published 90 years ago today, was initially deemed "unimportant," "painfully forced," "no more than a glorified anecdote," and "a dud."
From “yeah” to “yaaaaas” to “yiss,” we’re rejecting the clinical "yes" and finding more nuanced ways to give our approval—and to hedge our bets.
A new paper reverses the 1903 demotion of the beloved dinosaur genus—and calls into question the way we classify the natural world.