Trump Costumes Are Everywhere Because Politics Is a Popular TV Show
This Halloween won't provide escape from toxic DC drama—just the opposite, in fact.
Rich People Feel Really, Really Bad About Being Rich
A new book explores the anxieties that come along with affluence. I asked the author why regular people should care.
Your Boss Is Not More Stressed Out Than You, Science Says
And they're not going to do anything about it.
How the French Media Turned Emmanuel Macron Into a Presidential Candidate
A sociologist explains what he thinks French media has to gain if the centrist candidate wins.
Surveillance State of Mind
America Pays for Free Body Cameras With Its Civil Rights
The company formerly known as TASER changed its name to Axon and is offering a free trial of its body cameras to every cop in America, but the plan raises alarming questions about the future of surveillance.
Debunking the Toxic Myths Around College Hookup Culture
In her new book, "American Hookup," sociology professor Lisa Wade investigates the biggest misconceptions about casual sex on college campuses—and tries to reach an understanding that more accurately reflects realities about gender, race, and class.
It's Not Just You: Literally Everyone Expects the Worst, Study Says
According to new research, optimists and pessimists alike brace for the worst while waiting for news.
Why Reality Stars Are So Obsessed with Throwing Drinks on Each Other
The wine-hurling Real Housewives of today come from a long tradition: Since the early 1900s, women in film have been angrily tossing drinks on their rivals and nemeses.
Researchers Trashed NYC to See What People Would Do
Guess how many New Yorkers called them out for littering.
US Power Will Decline Under Trump, Says Futurist Who Predicted Soviet Collapse
We talked to Nobel Prize-nominated Johan Galtung, who predicted that someone like Trump would win the US, and that it will trigger a decline in power.
Meet the Artist Making Headpieces Out of His Facial Dystonia Diagnosis
Tiago Valente’s headpieces take an anthropological look at health, capitalism, and anthropology.
The Poisoned Candy Expert Is Pretty Sure No One's Trying to Kill Your Kids on Halloween
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.