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What the mysterious symbols made by early humans can teach us about how we evolved
After examining dozens of Ice Age cave sites across Europe, paleo-archaeologist Genevieve von Petzinger found our ancestors used a small group of signs in common. Here, she walks us through her eye-opening discoveries and their implications.
Posted Jun 2017
Can a black man talk about white culture? An open letter to critics
African American writer Rich Benjamin spent two years living in -- and writing about -- America's whitest neighborhoods. The response to his book (and TED Talk) was honest, raw -- and sometimes misunderstood his purpose. Here, he responds to the response.
Posted Aug 2015
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Death is not the end: Fascinating funeral traditions from around the globe
Funeral practices are deeply ingrained in culture and reflect beliefs and values. Here, take a look at just a few interesting funeral traditions from around the world.
Posted Oct 2013