What the Women of Britain’s Early Factories Did About Work-Life Balance

This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today. Before the Industrial Revolution and the advent of factories, the cotton-spinning process was...

10 Ways to Get Ready for Game of Thrones Season 7

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. With a July 16 premiere date, the first episode of the eagerly-awaited seventh season of Game of Thrones is drawing ever...

The New Way To Prevent Anxiety in Kids

About 40 million American adults have an anxiety disorder each year. Rates are rising among young people and the use of anti-anxiety drugs is soaring. What can be done...

Exclusive: The Real Reason Muhammad Ali Converted to Islam

Muhammad Ali‘s public conversion to Islam, in 1964, was among the most defining moments of his remarkable life. The decision enraged his critics — his hometown newspaper continued to...

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious foods on hand helps...

Nintendo Delays Switch Paid Online Service to 2018 and Reveals Pricing

Nintendo’s promised paid online offering for its sought after Switch hybrid TV-handheld game console has been delayed to 2018, the company announced by way of a revamped website for...

Nintendo: ‘Arms’ for Switch Could Be the First Hardcore Motion Control Game

Nintendo’s imminent kaleidoscopic fisticuffs brawler Arms (or ARMS) is nothing like Wii Sports. Let’s be clear about that, because it’s an easy mistake to make, given Wii Sports included...

This Week in Health: How to Make Yourself Love Exercise

What kind of exercise is best for your health? The kind you enjoy doing—even if it’s easy, found an encouraging new study. Here’s what else caught our attention in...

Never Mind That Indonesian Village. See Photos from the Real ‘Rainbow Village’ in Taiwan

Images of an Indonesian village that painted itself in rainbow colors recently went viral. But the village’s concerted effort aimed at luring in tourists and Instagram snappers is far...

See the World’s Biggest Airplane Roll Out for the First Time

What’s longer than a football field, heavier than a blue whale and powered by six Boeing 747 engines? The Stratolaunch, a rocket-launching airplane that left its hangar for the...

The Pokémon Onslaught Looks to Continue in ‘PokéLand’

Did anyone think The Pokémon Company would rest on its laurels after the dazzling success of Pokémon Go? Not a chance. Hot on the heels of its surprise release...

The Personal History Behind One Hundred Years of Solitude

This post is in partnership with the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin. A version of the article below was originally published on the Ransom...

How Americans Became Obsessed With Self-Esteem

1. This is how Americans became obsessed with self-esteem. By Jesse Singal in the Science of Us 2. Is being a good samaritan becoming too dangerous? By Lowen Liu in Slate 3. Technology...

Google’s Newest Feature Is Great For Art Lovers

It’s already possible to explore museums like the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian National Art Museum with Street View in Google Maps. But once you’re there, there’s...

The 5 Virtual Reality Experiences to Try on Your Phone

No need to attend festivals or buy expensive viewing gear to live some of the most moving virtual reality documentaries; in fact, many can be experienced from the comfort...