Woman sneezing in a grain field

The How of Seasonal Allergies

Allergies, how do they work?
Old combat boots and military canteen

What Soldiers Ate During World War I

By World War I, writes Murlin, emerging nutritional science was becoming a priority in the Army.
Stamp commemorating Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O’Connor’s Stamp

Flannery O'Connor is being honored by a new stamp, which will be released on June 5th.
Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov Calls For More Engineers Through Science-Fiction

Famous science-fiction novelist Isaac Asimov called for more engineers and scientists in the world and less glorifying of idiocy in entertainment.
Scattered paper money in various denominations

The Grateful Dead, Tape Trading, and the Music Industry

What the difference between tape trading and bootlegging in rock music?
Art piece titled, "Negroes were leaving by the hundreds to go north and enter northern industry" by Jacob Lawrence

The Triumphant Return of Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence’s Great Migration series heads back to NYC where it first debuted. The lasting influence of Jacob Lawrence and his series is inarguable.
A group pf men smiling and arriving at a nightclub

The Bachelor Party as Folk Ritual

A folklorist embarks on a years-long study of the bachelor party.
Children dancing in a playroom

Why Did Kindergarten Become Just Another Grade?

How and when kindergarten shifted from play-based to academic based.
A rhino walking in grass

Why Rhinos Need Their Horns

Trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn is banned in most countries, but every effort must be made to turn the consumption of wildlife products from status symbol into stigma.
A doctor standing in front of the Cuban flag

Cuba’s Medical Revolution

What can other countries learn from medical advances in Cuba.