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This Is the Worst State in America for Black Children

From a nationwide study of racial disparity.

It's Not the 'Confidence Gap' – Here's What's Really Holding Women Back

Let's stop blaming women and start talking about the real ways we can reach gender equality in the workplace.

How Close Are We Really to Finding Life in Outer Space?

NASA's recent discovery of Kepler-186f is huge news in humankind's long search for extraterrestrial life. Here's what will happen next.

The 12 Most Viral Images You May Have Missed This Week

These were the most incredible visual moments.
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What Fine Art Looks Like in the Selfie Era

Breathing fresh life into some of America's most iconic images.
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Vintage Video of Iraq in the 1950s Shows How Beautiful the Country Could Have Been

Before the sectarian violence, terrorism and war stood a vibrant country full of culture and promise.
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One Chart That Shows Just How Screwed Up Our Tax System Really Is

While you worked hard to pay your taxes, the same can't be said for some in America.
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Here Are 67 Smiling Reasons Why Homophobia Still Exists in America

Say hello to the lovely people who just successfully voted to keep gay sex illegal.
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Despite the Alarming Studies, E-Cigarettes Are a Win for Public Health

The science actually says something much more positive.
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The World Bank Wants to Privatize the One Thing We Can't Live Without

Putting corporations in charge of something this vital is a mistake.
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How to Promote Racist Stereotypes of Black People, Brought to You by Sky Ferreira

The Internet is right to erupt over this racially insensitive video.

A "Human Zoo" Is Opening in Norway, in the Name of Art

The project has been denounced as shock theater and sparked outrage across the country.
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The Most Important Factor When Choosing Your Next Apartment May Not Be the Price

Researchers have identified a surprising new trend.

The Harshest Anti-Abortion Bill in the Country Was Just Overturned

A huge win for women everywhere.

The Real Reason Women Are Blamed When Bands Break Up

We've been telling this lie for years now, and it's time to stop.

Then and Now Photos Show What Hollywood Looked Like Before the Movie Business

Before it was synonymous with excess and glamour, Hollywood was a small town looking for an identity.
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How Gabriel Garcia Marquez Used His Pen to Bring Down a Powerful Banana Empire

Haven't heard of the United Fruit Company? There's a reason for that.
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30 States Have Changed Ridiculous Drug Laws Since 2009

It took more than 40 years, but we might finally be turning a tide on the War on Drugs.
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The Man Most Likely to Win Algeria's Presidential Race Has Been in Power Since 1999

It's everything that's wrong with this picture.