Disturbing Percentage Of Americans Believe "Family" Includes Dogs, But…

A new study shows that for some 30% of Americans, pets can be considered family. But not so much for gay partners. » 9/15/10 9:30am 9/15/10 9:30am

Are Sisters Better Than Friends?

In her new book, You Were Always Mom's Favorite!, linguist Deborah Tannen explores relationships between sisters and, as she told NPR's Susan Shamberg, "the double meaning of the word bond... the bond of a connection and the bond of bondage." » 9/08/09 2:00pm 9/08/09 2:00pm

The New England Historic Genealogical Society decided to delve deep into the family trees of the current democratic primary candidates, and boy, did they find out some weird shit. In addition to Dick Cheney, Barack Obama is distantly related to Brad Pitt, George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Gerald Ford, Lyndon Johnson,… » 3/25/08 3:40pm 3/25/08 3:40pm