Makeup has become a huge industry. Is it possible to enjoy the practice of beautification and be feminist at the same time?
The history of racism and ethnic hate in America is long and deep. What are the cultural, economic, and political currents that led us here?
Did Easter Island's inhabitants degrade their ecosystem to the point that the island could no longer support them? Or is there more to the story?
What can 1970s sex manuals tell us about the height of the Sexual Revolution? The 1970s was a distinctive sexual decade that’s well worth studying today.
In Spain, peñas (male recreation associations) control the safety of the annual Running of the Bulls and are responsible for much of the rowdy behavior.
People have long told stories about wildmen, creatures who straddled the line between human and animal. But Bigfoot himself first appeared in the 1950s.
Dating back to at least medieval times, the condom has taken a winding path to social acceptance.
Where did the image of the quietly desperate stay-at-home mother come from?
In much of the U.S., public housing is disappearing as governments fail to maintain the buildings or actively demolish them.
A recent study found that 34 percent of women over 40 are dating younger men, yet these relationships continue to face social disapproval. Why?