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When the media talks about social media, it’s always about young, white Americans. We spoke to a wider sample—including a sex worker, a pastor’s wife, a rapper—to see why people do what they do online.
Not everyone who breaks your heart is a monster. And not everyone who wounds you deserves to be wounded in return.
Dinosaurs haven’t been super-popular for 65 million years—it only feels that way. Fans and experts explain our obsession with dead monsters.
What one woman labels kinky, another person calls a crime against cake. Offering a taxonomy of erotic fixations.
Inspired by memories of his own childhood in the UK—part joy, part Lord of the Flies—a photographer studies playgrounds around the world.
Art from World War II’s masters of deception—including the likes of Bill Blass, Ellsworth Kelly, Art Kane—who served in a top-secret unit that fought the enemy with trickery.
The bachelorette party can seem like a crude, commercial ritual. But at its core are emotional ties that bind.
In the last 25 years, more than two dozen new countries have been recognized by the international community. But secession isn’t easy, as Somaliland’s success story proves.
A couple’s decision to combine bookshelves supplies a series of revelations.
When insomnia and technological convenience collide, a lifetime of binge reading reaches its full potential.
Understatement can help us cope with disaster. But in the case of Paul McCartney, a little doesn’t always go a long way.
A photographer asks people for the meaning of life while traveling through the Great American Desert.