A new book explores the anxieties that come along with affluence. I asked the author why regular people should care.
A sociologist explains what he thinks the media have to gain if the French centrist candidate wins.
Tiago Valente’s headpieces take an anthropological look at health, capitalism, and anthropology.
Joel Best is the leading expert on everything that maniacs are allegedly putting in your kids' candy. Problem is, your children aren't really in any danger.
We live in a miserable world, so how can we turn our lives into one big laugh?
While conducting interviews with inmates at an unnamed state prison, University of Arizona sociologist Michael Gibson-Light found that instant noodles had actually surpassed tobacco as the “most prized currency” at the prison.
A sociologist embeds within Louisiana bar culture to uncover whether bears treat twinks differently than men treat women in general.
Living alone is a luxury, but it comes with perils, like the risk of becoming depressed or simply weird.
A sociologist breaks down the mechanics behind the public displays of grief after a cultural hero dies.
A recent study found that children who live with step- or half-siblings are more likely to behave aggressively than kids who don't. We got in touch with the lead researcher to figure out why.
The former Hacienda resident author of Life After Dark: A History of British Nightclubs & Music Venues takes us on a nocturnal tour from the Victorian age to today.
Who needed vegetables, fruits, or fish if no one's watching you eat rubbish?