Southeast Asia's Vengeful Man-Eating Spirit Is a Feminist Icon
The pontianak is a ghost that avenges women who die in childbirth. Her fearsomeness is linked to her femininity, and she'll rip your eyes out if you look at her the wrong way.
Psychologists Have Discovered a Way to 'Inoculate' People Against Fake News
Researchers found that people are generally better at recognizing fake news once they understand how it's generated and used to manipulate people.
Why the Codependency Myth of Drug Addiction Needs to Die
The dubious idea that we might "enable" our partners or loved ones suffering from addiction lingers—despite being unscientific and straight-up harmful.