Mental illness is partly defined by abnormality. But what’s normal often depends on the culture you come from. These culture-bound syndromes are proof of that.
Incel groups date back to 1990s. The term started with a community of people, both men and women, unsuccessful in their attempts to find romantic partners.
The vampire casts a long shadow over pop culture. But where does it come from? And more importantly, what lesson does the vampire teach?
Before the Karen meme, there was Becky, and before her, Miss Ann. How did these names that usually represent privileged white women enter our vernacular?
Unlike its western counterpart, which spews fire and destroys villages, the eastern dragon is a divine being that brings prosperity and happiness.
Tam Lin is an old Scottish folktale that was published in 1769 which makes its proactive female lead all the more surprising.
Stand-up comedy took shape over the course of the last 150-odd years and women have been there helping shape it from day one. Here are some of those women.
If you’ve ever seen one of those seemingly useless inventions on the internet, you’ve encountered the Japanese cultural craze known as Chindogu.
Earlier this week, fans of Archive of Our Own voiced complaints about what they saw as a move to impose censorship on the fanfiction archive site.
Diana in Greek mythology and Roman mythology is a goddess of the moon and a symbol for many aspects of womanhood.
Urban fantasy is a literary genre that merges the real world urban settings with fantasy elements to create a vibrant world of magic.
Mayan gods ran the gambit from wise old women to horny tricksters. Meet your six new favorite deities.
Some challenges are harmless fun. But these five dangerous TikTok challenges just shouldn’t be done.
Disinformation vs. Misinformation: why the terms aren’t interchangeable and why both are still a problem.
The Taj Mahal earned its worldwide fame but if you want to take in the grandeur of India’s ancient royalty away from the tourists, check out these other Indian palaces.
Did you know that Barack Obama has Irish heritage? Did you know that there’s an entire song about it called “There’s No One as Irish as Barack Obama”?