An odd place where men’s rights activists and feminists meet is at the idea that false rape allegations ruin lives. The first side is infuriated that with a single accusation, someone (usually female) can destroy the reputation and future of someone else (usually male). The second side argues that false allegations… »
Have you ever wondered what character you’d be in the 1978 movie musical Grease? Are you more “Beauty School Drop Out” or “Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee”? More of a Kenickie or a Coach Calhoun? Take our quiz to find out!
Whoops! Looks like someone should have consulted their local classicist before picking the quote for the 9/11 memorial. The text, taken from Virgil's Aeneid, is rendered in 15-inch letters (made of steel salvaged from the wreckage) that stretch for 60 feet across a wall of the National September 11 Memorial Museum,… »
Attention, luxuriant Graces and beautiful-haired Muses! Scholars have confirmed that they've found two heretofore undiscovered poems by the 7th-century-BC master Sappho. In case you haven't studied your Classics (and/or you never had that one asshole cousin who snorted "LOL UR FROM LESBOS" at every opportunity),… »
There is always some individual who delights in taking a single audio book and mashing up its millions of words and sounds to create a wholly new version of said book. And so we come to Filthy Pride & Prejudice. Somewhere, an 11-year-old just found his or her new reason for living. »