Scroll to Top

Category Archives: Celebrity Style

By

As a professor of classical studies, I’ve noticed some remarkable differences and similarities between the modern and ancient Olympic Games. The medals, the torch relay and events for females didn’t...

By

The 500,000 tourists expected to attend the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will see a dazzling city, miles of sparkling beaches and an Olympic Park with nine venues, all presided over by the towering...

By

When the National Baseball Hall of Fame holds its 2016 induction ceremony on July 24, the names of the two player inductees – Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza – will be recognized by even the most...

By

When it comes to texting, the period, full stop, point – whatever you call it – has been getting a lot of attention. People have begun noticing slight changes to the way our smallest punctuation mark...

By

Since its public launch 10 years ago, Twitter has been used as a social networking platform among friends, an instant messaging service for smartphone users and a promotional tool for corporations and...

By

Chemical waste, mass production and consumerism are all byproducts of an industrialized global economy. The fashion industry is no different. Technology has helped the industry meet growing demand by...

By

“The Olympic Games in Rio are an unnatural disaster,” The New York Times recently declared. As someone who has spent two decades studying and writing about the ancient and modern Olympics, I’m not...

By

Although women now make up almost half of all video game players, the gaming community remains, in some ways, hostile toward women. For example, the GamerGate controversy, which began in 2014 and involved...

By

The 1990s were a high-water mark for public interest in UFOs and alien abduction. Shows like “The X-Files” and Fox’s “alien autopsy” hoax were prime-time events, while MIT even hosted an academic...

By

Seventy years after the death of Adolf Hitler, “Mein Kampf” is in the public domain and free to be republished. The history of its English version is relatively well-known, thanks to historians James...