A remarkable document in human history, without precedent or rival, the Declaration outlines not what the United States should be, but what it should not be, defining America in opposition to Britain.
February 28, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Why David Hasselhoff and Baywatch hit it big in Germany, Mister Donut took off in Japan, and the ritual of Slurpee-filling is so different in Taiwan than in your local 7-Eleven.
February 26, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
While the two branches of music might appear to have nothing in common, they rose to pop-culture establishment in very similar ways. Today, they share the same songs and the same stage.
February 25, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Is a hooded clitoris to blame for many women’s failure to reach orgasm with their sexual partners? Whether it is or not, the procedure is becoming more popular among both women and physicians.
February 24, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
For some, the opposite of what it meant 50 years ago.
February 21, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
With her popular syndicated television show—now in its 19th year—Judith Sheindlin protects the reasonable American’s notion of accountability and justice, reassuring us that offenders will be punished and victims compensated.
February 20, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
We’re driven by the idea that at any time, in any context, it is always possible to start a new life and create an intentional society ruled by the beliefs of its participants. And why shouldn’t we be?
February 19, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
For every Michael Jordan, there’s at least one Keon Clark. Or an Allen Iverson. Or a Junior Seau. The machinery of professional sports churns through its athletes and spits them out on the other side.
February 18, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
There’s one way to enter the child-welfare system and make it out in one piece: luck.
February 18, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
There are a lot of problems with our two-party system, and fixing them would require nothing less than a fundamental shift in the way politics work in this country. But there are better ways.
February 17, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
The Great Depression turned the regular, ol’ PB&J into a staple of childhood, and the sandwich stuck. Today, there’s little else that so easily transcends both regional and socioeconomic divides. What’s more American than that?
February 14, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
This simple idea, encouraged by medical texts of the past that taught deviation from the norm would lead to confused sexuality and gender identity issues, has put a surprising number of babies under the knife.
February 13, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
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