What October Baby Gets Wrong About Modern WomanhoodThe movie’s self-involved, career-minded biological mother doesn’t reflect reality, but she fit a pro-life stereotype.
Are Fairy Tales Out of Fashion?I hate reading them to my young daughter—the classic versions are too violent, the Disney stories have bad values.
Why Do Women Vote Differently Than Men?Despite stereotypes, men are actually more fickle at the voting booth.
The XX Factor
Jean-Claude Mas Sold Breast Implants Made Industrial-Grade Silicone, the Kind Used In Cookware
Is Polygamy Really So Awful?A new study shows that despite what you see on reality TV, plural marriage isn’t very good for society.
How Much Do Looks Matter in Presidential Politics?It’s not just attractiveness that counts among voters—it’s a cluster of physical traits.
Double Genocide Lithuania wants to erase its ugly history of Nazi collaboration—by accusing Jewish partisans who fought the Germans of war crimes.
Behind the Scenes
The Great Writing Vs. Talking Debate Is it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
The DIY Pollution-Hunters Students in New Orleans are using balloons and kites to map environmental devastation.
A Brief History of Everything A supersized MinutePhysics that tackles our evolution, from the Big Bang to present day.
Push It to the Limit The women’s 1,500-meters record just fell after 22 years. What’s the fastest humans can possibly run?