Myths

masculinity

Why It Might Be Time to Retire the Buzzword ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Ahead of the release of her new book ‘I’m Afraid of Men’ author Vivek Shraya reflects on masculinity myths.
Alison Sinkewicz
7.31.18
urban legends

Five Obscure Urban Legends That Turned Out to Be True-ish

Bunny Man! Catman! Green Man!
Luke Winkie
7.16.18
You're Smarter Than That

Kombucha Isn't Making You Any Healthier

That buzz? It’s just the residual booze.
Cindy Kuzma
8.11.17
the internet

Why the Hell Hasn't This Ice Cream Sandwich Melted After 4 Days in the Sun?

I scream, you scream, we all scream because this freakish supermarket ice cream sandwich just won't melt.
Alex Swerdloff
8.1.17
World Refugee Day

7 Ways Americans Can Shut Down Common Myths About Refugees

Contrary to conventional wisdom, refugees welcomed to the United States come from all over the world, represent a diversity of religions, and are invariably hard-working and successful.
International Rescue Committee
6.20.17
Sex

Pussy Bites Back: Vagina Dentata Myths From Around the World

From India to Chile, it seems almost every culture has its own toothed vagina horror story rooted in castration anxiety.
Sezin Koehler
6.15.17
You're Smarter Than That

Beer Before Liquor Won't Make You Sicker

Liquor before beer might, though.
Stephanie Lee
6.1.17
dark web

The Dark Web Isn’t Really a ‘Web’

It's a sparse and isolated place.
Jordan Pearson
4.27.17
Illustrations

Epic Ink Drawings Marry Ancient Sculpture and Modern Dance

In ‘Canticle,’ Belgian artist Peter Depelchin reimagines ancient sculptures with contemporary dancers, collage, and ink.
DJ Pangburn
4.21.17
Graphite Works

In Shadowy Sketches, an Artist Explores the Language of Myths

New York artist Kat Chamberlin takes her graphite compositions to a higher plane.
Diana Shi
4.16.17
painting

[NSFW] Mythical Paintings of Our Most Intimate Moments

Elly Smallwood’s oil paintings explore the body, sexuality, and more.
Eva Recinos
4.6.17
We Asked

We Asked Doctors What Our Dumbest Health Beliefs Are

These five alternative facts topped nearly every list.
Cindy Kuzma
3.31.17
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