The long, wonderful history of the chili pepper.
From the archives: twelve tales of avoidance and self-preservation, right when you need them.
The psychology behind your urge to connect.
Does the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Romantic notion of solitude offer a lesson for those practicing social distancing?
A century ago, teams from eight cities formally created the Negro National League. Three decades of stellar play followed.
Which words are considered taboo varies by place and time, scholars find.
Like its celebrated vampires, the Goth subculture has roots in a fascination with death and cultural transgression.
Obstacle courses can draw thousands of participants to a single event, but legal scholars say they need scrutiny.
We won't solve all of the pressing environmental problems, but we can help mitigate some.
What makes a name suddenly pop—and then die? Social scientists and historians have been puzzling over this for decades.