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?
The world represented in the media greatly influences our understanding and beliefs about reality. But our lived experiences might be more important.
Would you want to be able to talk to a loved one after they'd passed away, knowing it wasn't really them? Would it help? Would it hurt?
Is there something magical about age 65? The history behind the retirement age involves economics, aging, and Otto von Bismarck.
In July 1863, over a thousand Irish dockworkers rioted against the Civil War draft in New York City in a four-day upheaval, targeting black workers and citizens.
And that’s a good thing.