culture

In his new book, Barnaby Rogerson discusses the cultural reasoning behind the feelings we have towards certain numbers, such as the number 13.

The meaning behind your favorite number

Feb 16, 2015
Rogerson's Book of Numbers explores the cultural meaning of every-day numbers.
Posted In: numbers, luck, culture
London Natural History Museum plans to update by kicking out Dippy the dinosaur.

Dinosaur departure prompts protests in the UK

Feb 13, 2015
Fake skeleton at London museum to be replaced by an actual one of a whale.
Posted In: Britain, culture, museums

The value of voicemail

Oct 16, 2014
The voicemail: Is it a relic? Is it good etiquette? Or is it something more?
Posted In: society, culture, innovation

Meet the baseball player who invented the high five

Jul 31, 2014
Mike Jacobs on Grantland’s short documentary, "30 for 30: The High Five".
Posted In: baseball, high five, Grantland, culture, Sports

The Corcoran Gallery is philanthropy's latest failure

Mar 14, 2014
Can we trust the rich to fund our nation's cultural assets?
Posted In: art, culture, philanthropy, wealth, media, washington dc

Meme manager Ben Lashes on Grumpy Cat fame

Jun 7, 2013
Chances are, Ben Lashes is the marketing brains behind your favorite viral feline.
Posted In: memes, movie, Internet, culture

Pour la culture: France mulls taxing the tablet

May 14, 2013
France's newest contribution to culture? A proposed tax on mobile phones.
Posted In: France, Taxes, culture, mobile, iPhone

Oh no she didn't! Advice on 'Working with Bitches'

Apr 5, 2013
Dismissive remarks. Cattiness. Talking behind people's backs. That kind of behavior doesn't end in junior high -- it can make your life at work miserable, too. We've got advice on how to deal with a bitch at work. Plus, learn about the eight different types.
Posted In: workplace, Jobs, culture