Class and religious differences, among other factors, thwarted the would-be friendship between two cultural titans, suggesting opposites attract, but may not adhere.
The peanut, a natural hybrid of two species, originated in Bolivia. It now plays a critical role in food cultures around the world.
Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, Ars Technica, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
JSTOR Daily editors pick their favorite stories for National Bike Month.
Tony Bolden explores the spiritual principles that inform the foundation of Afrofuturist music.
How one German choir changed the way we think about, practice, and perform choral music.
While conspiracy theories about Ginger Goodwin’s death may interest some, these complicated explanations deflect our attention from real issues.
Immigrant artist Étienne Léopold Trouvelot used his skills to accurately represent the details—and the sublimity—of our solar system.
The award-winning prison newspaper has long covered topics like prison policy, the death penalty, the societal cost of mass incarceration, that are still relevant today.
Now a familiar part of policing, the partnership between canines and cops developed in an unpredictable fashion.