What other species can teach us about democracy
The speech pathologist believes that helping kids switch seamlessly between dialects is a key to their success.
The myth of canine guilt
Could technology help prevent mass shootings?
How one linguist creates obsessively detailed—and fully functional—languages for Game of Thrones and other shows
Micropigs? Dinosaur chickens? Tweeting dogs?
As CD sales plummet, pop stars are finding new ways to get paid for their tunes.
The Italian investigative journalist Roberto Saviano, in exile in New York City
In Malaysia, councils outlaw everything from dog-petting to yoga.
Hundreds of thousands of stressed-out people across France have recently taken to an unlikely means of relaxation.
The toy-crazed "kidults" of South Korea
A new chain of themed restaurants catches on in Spain.
Irish-language covers of popular English songs
In Sweden, a backlash against the rule of children
A spate of stuffed-wolf attacks strikes Hong Kong
A new tabloid covers saintly celebs.