Two poems that were originally excised from ‘Ariel,’ Plath’s seminal poetry collection, vividly channel the painful experience of losing an unborn child.
A new database could pave the way for a more fair and consistent way to score slam dunks, a self-described ‘dunk scientist’ says.
When an attention-based media system always allows the noise-makers to dominate the conversation, it becomes impossible to hear the full range of voices and views.
Tabloids traditionally have gone after the rich and famous. On TikTok, anyone can be a target.
Whether you want to win with as few guesses as possible, or you just want to figure out the right word before running out of turns, a scholar offers some tips.
Dating apps like Bumble have tried to shake up the gender dynamics of dating. Some users say their efforts fall flat.
The International Olympic Committee oversees several humanitarian initiatives. But it avoids letting human rights concerns interfere with the Games, even in countries with rampant violations.
An analysis of 267 NFL offensive and defensive coordinators since 2003 finds that the Chiefs’ Eric Bieniemy’s odds of being hired as a head coach would have gone up significantly if he weren’t Black.
In the first published survey of users of the hemp-derived compound, respondents highlight some important therapeutic effects.
Taiwanese authorities are allowing its tiny contingent to attend the opening ceremony in Beijing despite a long-running dispute over its name in the Olympics.
In the absence of meaningful national dialogue about race, the American public often turns to entertainers to unpack complicated social issues.
A series of experiments explored the seemingly radical idea that opening up to strangers can be deeply satisfying.
A contrast to the bumbling and immature fathers commonly found on sitcoms, Bob Saget’s character on ‘Full House’ reflected a shift in expectations of fatherhood that began in the late 1970s.
Poitier dazzled Hollywood with on-screen grace and bankability. His dignified roles and respectable values forever changed the image of Blacks, then mostly portrayed as maids, buffoons or criminals.
Just because something isn’t 100% certain doesn’t mean you ignore it, and other lessons from two researchers who study the problem of science denial.
The polarizing dessert that people love to hate became a Christmas mainstay thanks, in part, to the U.S. Postal Service.
Gift-giving might seem needlessly cumbersome and stressful. But the costs and benefits of the custom aren’t what they seem.
Today most societies take the A.D. time system for granted. That wasn’t always the case.
An ‘old year’ approach takes into account findings from psychological research and the wisdom of habit guru Benjamin Franklin.
To the famous composer, the gun serves not as a tool of self-defense, but as an instrument of self-expression and self-realization.