Why Are Random Trials So Common in Anti-Poverty Work?
Three economists who have devoted their careers to studying poverty alleviation won the Nobel Prize in economics. How did their methods catch on?
Jane Fonda Changed Fitness Forever
Jane Fonda's workout videos cracked open the idea of who exercise was for, but only to an extent.
Ed Hardy Changed Tattooing Forever
Trained as a printmaker, this artist helped change American tattooing from a fringe behavior into an art form people use to express themselves.
Tax Day in Ancient Egypt
A newly-analyzed papyrus fragment from Ancient Egypt revealed a truly whopping tax bill
Historical Perspectives on the World Cup
Academic takes on the global football tournament.