Jumping Through Hoops: The History of Women Hitting (and Hating) the Gym
From Plato's view that the mind and body are inextricably linked, to Jane Fonda's best-selling videos, to today's innumerable ways to pay to sweat it out, exercise has elicited enthusiasm and dread for thousands of years.
The History of Sadie Hawkins Day
On Sadie Hawkins Day's 78th anniversary, we trace the phenomenon from "Li'l Abner" to corny high school dance theme, and ask what its future may hold.
The History of Female Hunters
Although hot pink pistols and Katniss Everdeen are relatively recent phenomena, women have been hunting since the days the Neanderthals roamed the earth.
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The History of Homecoming
How an American pastime conquered pop culture worldwide.