An idiom that perfectly captures the pace of India’s feminist movement is “one step forward, two steps back.” It might be hoped that Bollywood celebrities would stand at the forefront of the country’s
I really liked Dubai. Which is why I’m so worried by the path its government has chosen. No, I’m not predicting another financial crash, or even pointing out a looming environmental catastrophe. I’m worried
A certain type of traveler seeks out unique experiences, but not without some of the comforts and luxuries that make a vacation just that: a vacation. If you enjoy your adventure with a good dose of design
Pleasant dreams, mwahaha ... The Internet is, like, cat central, right? But when was the last time you actually looked at a solid collection of cat photos? It's probably been a while. I'm not trying to
Think your baby doesn't understand physics or statistics? Think again. She drools, speaks in gibberish, can't feed herself and takes constant naps. If you watch how your baby spends her days, you might
I know people in supermarkets and school registration lines always seem to have a lot of questions when they see a family that was obviously built through adoption, and I certainly get a lot about mine.
Men are spending more money on clothing than ever before. The global apparel industry has managed to weather economic slowdowns in a number of key regions, including North America and Europe, but it’s
"We're all going to be single forever because no one knows they're on a date anymore," TIME lamented last month, prompted by a survey from online dating powerhouses JDate and Christian Mingle which showed
The richest 85 people in the world have as much wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion – or half the world's entire population – put together. This is the stark headline of a report from Oxfam ahead of the
Pope Francis has issued his first apostolic exhortation (a lower-ranking document than an encyclical), entitled Evangelii Gaudium—an 84-page document that serves, in a sense, as the official platform his
Most of us are adult enough to know magic doesn't exist. And yet we're the same species that thinks fat rings are fairy-tale items which somehow "secure" another person's love, one step away from a "happily
An absurd-sounding claim leads to a surprising finding Yes, I know. That headline. It looks like the most egregious form of causal inference. Americans don't save money because of ... our grammar? How
Turns out he was just blowing off steam. A recent suspected domestic violence incident in Clawson, Mich. turned out to just be the blood-curdling sounds of a woman smelling a fart. "One of the neighbors
Does caffeine "cramp creativity"? It shouldn't. More likely the opposite, if you do it right. Fear can sometimes be a useful emotion. For instance, let's say you're an astronaut on the moon and you fear
You can stop counting how many golfballs will fit in a schoolbus now. Google has admitted that the headscratching questions it once used to quiz job applicants (How many piano tuners are there in the world?
Even for the most materialistic consumers, it's the experience of shopping (and the anticipation of buying) that makes us truly happy Reuters The idea that you can't buy happiness has been exposed as myth,