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This Woman's Conviction for Killing a Fetus Reveals a Major Problem With Women's Rights

Indiana has yet another human rights issue.
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Up to 25% of Pregnant Women Will Experience This. So Why Aren’t We Talking About It?

It could happen to any of us — and it's OK to talk about it.

What the Hell Happened to Lauryn Hill?

Years of silence, lawsuits, prison — when she comes back will she be the same Lauryn?
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Congratulations on Being Accepted to College! You're Going to Be in Debt Forever

Attending America’s “dream school” is a financial nightmare.
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The Internet Just Had the Best Response to an Indiana Pizza Restaurant's Bigotry

"Bigotry takes my appetite away, even for pizza."

Sufjan Stevens Just Proved He's So Much More Than a Musician

American music's poet laureate is tracing a very different landscape.

The Unintended Harm in Boycotting States Over "Religious Freedom" Laws

Where the money isn't going.
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What Really Ties You and Your BFF Together? Being Fabulously, Socially Awkward

Nothing brings two people closer than social anxieties.
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31 Years After His Death, Marvin Gaye Is More Important Than Ever

He proved just how much music can do for the world.
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Incredible Photos from Space Give a New Perspective to a Massive Typhoon on Earth

It's like Van Gogh's "The Starry Night" — painted on a battering ram.
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15 Striking Photos Reveal What a Victory Against ISIS Looks Like

Iraq won a major victory against the terrorist organization.
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This New Facebook App Wants to Collect Your DNA for Research

A grand experiment, or a scary ethical question?
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5 Important Things You Learn About Sex When You Perform Sex Blogs On Stage

"The beauty of the Internet is that everyone's voice is out there."

NASA's Next Mars Lander Is Actually This Badass Flying Saucer

The space ship of your sci-fi dreams may become a reality.

The Real Lesson of the Trevor Noah Scandal Isn't What You Think It Is

Twitter is no place for trying out bad material.
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California's Biblical Drought Is Forcing Gov. Brown to Set Unprecedented Water Limits

Governor Brown is imposing strict rules to combat the water shortage.

A New Play About Ferguson Will Put Officer Darren Wilson's Fate in the Audience's Hands

'Ferguson' is a powder keg ready to reignite racial tensions.
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Texas Wants to Take Money From HIV Education and Pour It Into Something Proven Not to Work

This is simply a decision based on bad information.
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Mic Hires New Editor to Help Explain Millennials to Their Grandparents

Please welcome Eleanor Mayfield.

As the Era of 'Mad Men' Ends, Its Legacy Remains Singularly Influential

The final episodes begin April 5.