Downhill Integrationists: The National Brotherhood of Skiers
The latest entry in a series of interviews about subculture in America.
Pancho Villa's Army, the Main U.S. Based Fan Club for Mexican Soccer
Exploring subculture in America.
Northwestern Football Players Win Union Ruling ... So What Now?
Appeals, more lawsuits, and maybe the NCAA looking for a compromise.
When Miscommunication Is The Most Common Form of Communication
No, not everyone in Germany speaks English.
How Putin's Image Obsession Helps Explain the Situation in Ukraine
While the crisis in Crimea might seem anything but rational, when you look at it through the lens of Putin's past actions, it starts to make some sense.
Is There a Global Effort to Eradicate Deaf People and Sign Languages?
Exploring subculture in America.
Why Jesus Christ Is the Most Significant Person Ever
With their new book Who's Bigger? Where Historical Figures Really Rank, Steven Skiena and Charles Ward try to quantify history's most significant human beings.
Before Drones, We Used Airplanes for Home Delivery
Once upon a time, you could get all kinds of home goods delivered to your house in less than 30 minutes—as long as you lived near a golf course.
In Praise of Pumpkin Pie, the Only Reason to Celebrate Thanksgiving
Some people are trying to eliminate pumpkin pie from your Thanksgiving. These people are not to be trusted.
How to Feel About Space and Time Maybe Not Existing
Don't worry. Everything's gonna be fine.
In Defense of Diving, Flopping, and Cheating at Sports
When people are paid to win a game with a set of arbitrary rules, people will break the rules. We're almost always OK with that—except for one thing.
Exploring Subculture in America: My Life as a Therian
Meet Shiro Ulv, a 19-year-old IT specialist who considers himself a wolf trapped in a human body.
Grigory Rasputin Predicted That the World Would End Today
A man who predicted his own death and the downfall of the Russian imperial family also predicted that the world would end today.
Survey: Many Americans Only Have Friends of the Same Race
All of my best friends are white.
Why Do Men Wear Shorts? An Academic Settles the Issue Once and for All
Related: Why does everybody seem to care?
The Science Behind Justin Bieber Urinating in a Mop Bucket
Why didn't the young pop star just relieve himself in a traditional receptacle?
America Declared Independence on July 2, Not July 4
Congress declared independence for the 13 colonies on July 2, 1776, and they didn't sign the Declaration of Independence until a month later.
Survey: Americans Love Dogs, Are Frightened by Snakes
The results of a recent survey show that Americans prefer dogs over cats—but they still do not understand the gravity of the feline threat.
LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and the Meaninglessness of Best
LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and the meaninglessness of being the best.
Highest Paid People on the Pentagon Budget: Three Football Coaches
The head coaches at Army, Navy, and Air Force make the most money in the Pentagon—and it's not all that surprising.
Personal Finance Tip: Don't Get Sick, Injured, or Hurt in America
Why are common medical procedures so expensive in the United States?
Forget Gold and Bitcoin: Kissing Is the New Currency
A cafe in Australia let's you buy a coffee with a kiss. Maybe they're on to something.
The Dunkin Donuts Donut Sandwich Is a Crime Against the Sandwich
It's also just not a sandwich.