Kay Hagan just wanted to swim. It was late 2008, and the Democrat was newly arrived on Capitol Hill as North Carolina’s junior senator-elect. But Hagan was told that the Senate pool was males-only. Why?
Pronounce the word artist, to conjure up the image of a solitary genius. A sacred aura still attaches to the word, a sense of one in contact with the numinous. “He’s an artist,” we’ll say in tones of about
American colleges pride themselves on being diverse meritocracies, but not everyone believes that the admissions system shaping these institutions produces fair results. While discrimination by colleges
American women gave birth to 3,932,181 babies in 2013 as the nation's birthrate fell to another record low, federal researchers reported Thursday. The total number of births declined for the sixth straight
Bill Gates is well-known, but only 21 percent of American tech consumers recognize Sheryl Sandberg: The surprising results of Pew's survey on Americans' knowledge of technology. Are you all too familiar
The paintings of seven-year-old Aelita Andre have sold for tens of thousands of dollars, raising the question of what separates true, precocious genius from mere youthful creativity with hype. Stand before
And one table that suggests a few things we can do about it This year, income inequality tops the World Economic Forum's list of future trends and issues. The gap between rich and poor is a global problem
So you want to eat healthier and get in shape? That’s great! Learn from some people who’ve definitely been there. That's why BuzzFeed Life reached out to people who've been there to ask them to share advice.
Why, throughout human history, have people been so drawn to fiction? When an English archaeologist named George Smith was 31 years old, he became enchanted with an ancient tablet in the British Museum.
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We investigate the new celebrity exercise craze. With stars such as Kim Kardashian raving about its effects on Instagram, waist training—a workout done while wearing a tightly laced corset—is about to
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