A new study of global love finds that Americans have some of the most loving relationships, while Chinese and Germans have some of the least.
And it's much, much less expensive.
Studying the display of personal wealth across time can help us better understand the history of socioeconomic inequality.
In many city-states, it was perfectly acceptable for older men to have sexual relationships with young boys.
A quote from a 1995 book by astronomer Carl Sagan describes a world many find disturbingly similar to ours.
If tourism is the lifeblood of the Peruvian economy, then Machu Picchu is the heart pumping that blood — in sickness and in health.
When maps meet stamps, you get a love child called "cartophilately."
If comedies do get made today, they usually bypass the big screen and go straight to streaming platforms.
Wealth concentration among elites was common in ancient nations, but the scale on which it took place in Egypt’s 18th Dynasty was unprecedented.
Without Étienne-Joseph-Théophile Thoré, the genius of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer would have been lost to time.
When boredom creeps in, many of us turn to social media. But that may be preventing us from reaching a transformative level of boredom.
The Athenian rich paid their taxes because they craved the social success of being perceived as "useful."
It will be able to produce 22 million pounds of cultivated meat annually.
We might be dining on insect-based Christmas pies with robot-harvested algae on the side.
A Cambridge Ph.D. student has solved a grammatical problem that has befuddled Sanskrit scholars since the 5th century BC.
Goodbye, Arabica? Learn to love Liberica.
Is the dumpster in the alley worthy of a poem?
The most important events in history have nothing to do with politics or wars.
We all see beauty the same way.
Use words with plosives and affricates if you really want to make sure everyone knows you mean business.
For decades, cinemas have earned more from concessions than ticket sales. But can their current business model survive in the streaming age?
Bilingualism confers various mental health and social benefits. Perhaps knowing a second alphabet confers even more.
The word “turkey” can refer to everything from the bird itself to a populous Eurasian country to movie flops.