Shyness, that single emotion that encompasses so many different things — embarrassment, timidity, a fear of rejection, a reluctance to be inconvenient — is, despite its extreme commonality, also extremely mysterious.
John McCain (ambivalently, agonizingly) takes on the president.
Deare reportedly knocked the Trump administration's handling of Latin American policies during a speech at The Wilson Center Thursday in Washington.
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If there is one thing George Washington would have wanted in modern day America, it would be for everyone to buy a sweet car on his birthday.
Maybe Vladimir Putin just incidentally has millions of unearned dollars and his enemies serendipitously keep dying of radiation poisoning. Maybe.
Those numbers under the bottle cap have added up to some hefty rewards for some over the last 11 years, and they're worried about what comes next.
Whither the presidential beard? The answer may make you bristle.
"Song to Song" arrives in theaters March 10th.
The attempt to get inside the mind of the US president is aimed at helping Vladimir Putin plan for his first meeting with America's new leader.
In the 18th century, mouse fur was commonly made into facial patches.
Do you think this guy walks around all the time with the knotted beard situation? Or only when he’s having a day that's totally fucking metal?
"We have found as much genetic variation as there is between different species, between chimpanzees and us." Yet, somehow, despite that diversity, cannabis is still one species.
No more tracking down a mysterious vending machine.
Could you run, jump, and kick Koopa butt IRL? If you have to watch yourself doing it, probably not.
IBM researcher Charles Henderson says he sold a car several years ago and can still control it from his phone.
Climate change is threatening to push a crowded capital toward a breaking point.
And they’re 70% off. If you never want to get out of bed again, we’ll understand.
The rich colors of Bill Manbo’s photos remind us that the injustices of long ago took place in the same vivid hues as the present.
Beneath the streets of Beijing, people live in an underground universe constructed during the Cold War era.
Baseball MVP and World Series champ Kris Bryant didn't even bat an eye while he batted remarkably good pitches from some random dude in the film crew.
The killing of Kim Jong-un's older brother Kim Jong-nam goes deeper and gets stranger than you think.
As President Trump continues to swallow the internet, beleaguered moderators are trying their damndest to preserve a few safe spaces.
It's "The Little Engine That Could" — in space.
Rafal Gerszak witnessed war in order to document history, but it almost cost him his life. Out in the wilds of Canada, he found his way back from the brink.
In a post-fact era of fake news and filter bubbles, in which audiences cherry-pick the information and sources that match their own biases and dismiss the rest, the news media seems to have lost its power to shape public opinion.
For his GQ Style cover story, the ever-controversial Conor McGregor lets loose about everything: Donald Trump, $27,000 shopping sprees, Money Mayweather and his wild path to becoming the don of the octagon.
The hysterical laughter of the guy behind the camera tells the whole story here.
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A former Uber engineer has published an explosive account of sexism and power struggles in the workplace, with allegations beginning from her very first official day with the company.
Some asked whether perhaps Trump had confused Sweden with Sehwan in Pakistan, where more than 85 people died in a suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine on Friday.
Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley all star in this soapy show about mysterious, maybe-murderous moms. Worth pouring some wine and watching? Here's what the reviews have to say.
The couple behind the Hydraulic Press Channel like to mess around with their local frozen-over lake. This takes that joy to a new level.
We have liftoff... and... touchdown.
“Even if we take it off the menu for a night, we still sell as many as we do when it’s on, says Belon chef Daniel Calvert. “People will come in and not even look at the menu. They’ll just hold up their phones, show us a photo.”
Good dunks are fun to watch. Terrible, rejected-by-the-rim dunks are even better. And they're best when paired with an audio dub of a guy laughing himself to tears. Enjoy.
The thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, believed extinct, had the quick wit of a killer new research reveals.
A call for the profession to "move past the use of race as a tool for classification in both laboratory and clinical research" is making slow progress.
A fresh attempt to discover more secrets in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings offers a tantalizing reward — the tomb of one of history’s most beguiling female monarch.
"La La Land" is an Oscar favorite for best picture. But does that mean it is really the best film of the year? Not by a long shot.