On the persistence of a folk belief.
The two feminist authors corresponded about writing and romance, especially after Tiptree's true identity leaked.
The quest to “conquer” influenza with a shot that could be used every year started out with high hopes, and ended up a hot mess.
The tiny winter songbirds are clever kings to the Irish. They're also fodder (literally) for post-Christmas ritual.
The hobby was originally pursued by middle-class women and children. But its resemblance to capitalist values made it attractive to men.
Maya Deren was a fringe filmmaker who existed far outside the Hollywood machine, but she often borrowed its tactics to promote herself and her movies.
This tectonic year brought shocks to the world, and though we don't know how it'll all shake out, we hope we've brought you nerdy joy.
The carnivorous plant, native to the Carolinas, has beguiled botanists and members of the public alike since the eighteenth century.
Celebrate with some seasonal scholarship from JSTOR Daily for the winter holidays.
Although it was the language of sacred texts and ritual, modern Hebrew wasn't spoken in conversation till the late nineteenth century.