Violent initiations are a global phenomenon
Anthropology explains how violent initiations rituals are a global phenomenon.
Still, let's not overdo it with the dancing lady.
Hosting the Olympics can be a drag—but if there’s one thing a host country can count on, it’s a boost in their medal count.
Experimental psychology can explain Chris Christie's hypocrisy.
Research shows the longer you date, the happier your marriage. Unless you're Shirley Temple.
Shirley Temple dated her husband for two weeks and stayed with him for 55 years—but for most people, the longer you spend courting your spouse, the happier your marriage.
Quitting smoking is good. Stigmatizing smokers isn't.
Quitting smoking is good for your health. Research shows that stigmatizing smokers is not.
The metropolises of the world, as mapped by RunKeeper
But don’t think it’ll help you with the ladies
Beards may help win a fight, but not win over the opposite sex
An Interview with Gregory Clark, historian of social mobility
The ultimate case for dealing with income inequality before all else
Suicide rates drop up to 11 percent when states legalizing medical marijuana.