Well-researched stories from Knowable Magazine, The New Yorker, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Perhaps the greatest female travel writer of her generation, Murphy defied the narrative of the dutiful Irish daughter—and motherhood—to find freedom.
A night market in suburban Vancouver originated with Chinese immigrants, but its structure and management have raised questions over its supposed authenticity.
In the aftermath of World War II, preserving the nuclear family became a key pillar of liberal democratic ideology.
Lili Elbe, a Danish-born transgender woman, famously transitioned in the early twentieth century. What did her spouse, Gerda Wegener, think about it?
As the United States prepared to enter World War I, the government created the first modern state propaganda office, the Committee on Public Information.
Three big Cs dominate the history of Romania and its capital city, Bucharest. You may know communism and Ceaușescu, but what about Cuza?
The Ancient East Asian Maps Collection at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology demonstrates the power held and discursive work done by mapmakers.
This oddball system of three stars might be our best chance at finding nearby life in the Universe.
Turkey or Tofurkey? Stuffing or dressing? Whatever the controversy, these Thanksgiving stories will slake your appetite!