Ever since its founding in 1954 by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology has confused people about what it really is. Is it a religion? A cult? A commercial enterprise? Julia Wilde explains more about Scientology and its adherents.
A new study looks at the kind of hard-charging workers who don't even know how to let the holiday season interrupt their efforts. If you pass up holiday pie for working late, you may be a workaholic. Julian explains why this is a bad thing.
From nut rage to free-music foibles to hacked emails, we recall the troubles of some of 2014's high-profile, and deeply apologetic, people.
Roughly 9,000 years ago, humans had mastered farming to the point where food was plentiful. Then, abruptly, these proto-cities were abandoned for millennia.
Hipsters are hard to define precisely, but we think we know them when we see them. Now mathematics has found a way to explain why hipsters end up being, well, just one more group conforming with norms.
This Fall, interstellar aspirations seem to be in the air with the release of the movie Interstellar and game Civilization: Beyond Earth -- what does this tell us about society?
Some Americans live as Europeans do, while other people around the world live in cities with very eccentric layouts.
Since 1960, the number of people who have never been married has steadily risen. What's causing so many people to eschew saying "I do"?
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