Are You Man Enough for the Cockatiel?Four things to know before adopting the wildly popular hairstyle.
The Gayest Olympics EverSorry, Vlad. Sochi's opening ceremony was theatrical, flamboyant, and fabulously haughty.
Enough With the Red and GreenAdopt a new color scheme for this year’s holiday gifts and décor: black-and-white stripes!
On the Death of My Homophobic DogI named him Liberace, but I couldn’t have chosen a less appropriate namesake for this coarse, emotionally withholding Norwich terrier.
Joan Rivers, National TreasureThe viper-tongued vixed taught us to be bitchy to celebrities but nice to people.
Cool ItTen fun and fashionable ways to stay chill when the summer heat starts to get to you.
Why Are Guys Afraid to Wear Speedos?American men need to get over their Freudian fear of showing off their junk.
Frockophany!Even the Grammy gowns are tame. Why are we still so obsessed with award-show fashion?
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.