One of the best-known allegorical depictions of love has a rather pessimistic male twin.
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A tourist generally has an eye for the things that have become almost invisible to the resident.
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The design was as intricate as that of modern-day, factory-fabricated denim jeans, and just as durable. The ancients had fashion.
Flow occurs when a task’s challenge is balanced with one’s skill.
Thomas Baldwin's Airopaidia (1786) includes the earliest sketches of the earth from a balloon.
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Russian movies continue to be used as a mouthpiece for the country's political leadership.
Social media posts that evoke strong kama muta often go viral – for example, cute kittens, puppies and special animal friendships.
Many renowned writers have revelled in the gifts of their non-native tongues.
Mind Bank Ai is the newest entrant in an ambitious idea: using AI to create a kind of immortality.
"Nothing but naked people: fat ones, thin ones, old, young…"
Existential dread, meet astronomical wonder.
In his new book, "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy," former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang explores how media narratives can warp public perception of political candidates.
New research compares the roles and political clout of royal women in eight societies spanning five continents and more than 4,000 years.
A robotic teddy bear could improve physical and emotional outcomes in pediatric patients.
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In the village of Kongthong, villagers don't call each other by their name; instead, they call out using unique, bespoke tunes that resemble birdsong.
A new study highlights the effects of a "digital detox" while traveling.