Does the movie industry owe it to the public to get the facts right in historical movies?
Linguists observe that young women's language patterns invite negative reactions, comments, and suggestions to change.
Is home ownership a requirement for adulthood in America? As far back in 1938, some have argued to change that mindset.
A linguistics column that will uncover curious stories of language use from all around the world--written by a linguist.
The news of a recent outbreak at Disneyland in California brought measles back into the public view
There is a surprisingly large body of work regarding animal penis evolution.
The Social Security Act was signed into law in 1935.
The sociologists Michael Radlet and Marian Borg test out six arguments for and against capital punishment.
The impact of decades of acid rain (better known as acid precipitation) is causing North American lakes to turn to jelly.
In the 8th century, the Eastern or Orthodox branch of Christianity gave history the word iconoclasm, from the Greek words for "icon smashing."