Countless American dudes will attest that the societal obligation to furnish a diamond engagement ring is both stressful and expensive. This obligation was invented by De Beers. Read More »
The complicated history of photography and race reveals how sometimes the political biases inherent to a technology's design can go unnoticed for decades.
Millions of African Americans left the South from 1910 to 1970. Known as the Great Migration, this movement had a profound impact on the contemporary United States.
Highly-accomplished scientists are more likely to have an artsy hobby than the average scientist. And Nobel prize winners are even more likely.
In 1992, a woman sued McDonalds for millions because her coffee was too hot. It's considered a prime example of a greedy lawsuit, but the truth is much more complicated.