In 2018, we were treated to two films about historical monarchs that also featured prominent scenes of queer lovemaking. I'd assumed that these bygone periods were far more rigid and puritanical than our sexually fluid modern era. But these films had me questioning my assumptions.
Maybe there is something about thinking specifically about the one part of your life you want to improve that makes you better able to see the opportunities for doing so when they arise. Or maybe it is literal witchcraft!
The Cut went to Tijuana and spoke to five women fleeing poverty, domestic abuse and gang violence in Central America.
When considering a question like, "Can I build a gingerbread house big enough that my dog can fit inside?" it's important to first resolve that the answer must be yes.
A Southern California Catholic school recently discovered that two of its nuns were low-key bon vivants who embezzled approximately $500,000 to go gambling and take vacations — a clear violation of that whole vow of poverty thing.
Inside the disturbing thoughts that haunt new parents.
It's all part of a natural process that involves the gel inside of your eyeball detaching itself from the retina.
Ask most readers about American authors from the 1930s and you'll hear about F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, John Steinbeck and William Faulkner. Never Josephine W. Johnson.
Researchers found that many studies supported the idea that a mere ten minutes' worth of exercise is sufficient to boost one's mood — and, perhaps even better news, they found little evidence to support the mood-improving benefits of exercise beyond the 30-minute mark.
Unlike every dime a dozen parody account that serves to amass huge follower counts and then monetize through ads, @PrinceTweets2U was, like the man himself, an elevation of a form.
There you are, just trying to get your work done so you can go home, and then you realize the co-workers you only sort of like don't really care for you either? Humiliating.
Financial infidelity is a common phenomenon and, unsurprisingly, it correlates with lower marital and life satisfaction.
I first realized my in-laws had money, real money, when they bought a second house — to store their boat. Fewer than two miles separate their homes, making this renovated boat house a tricky thing to explain to friends. I try not to bring it up. It raises too many questions.
If there's one person responsible for the viral fame of the Hot Duck (also known as the Mandarin duck) — the reason for the crowds and the New York Times features and the beautiful fan art — it's David Barrett.
If you're ready to start playing the stock market, here are some tips and general rules of thumb before you get started.
Without eyebrows or eyelashes or the long silky hair that Asian-American women seemed celebrated for, I constantly wondered whether I could ever be described as "normal" or even, dare I hoped, "beautiful."
In the midst of a long weekend of American national feasting, the medical journal the Lancet published a short, striking cover editorial encouraging the world to eat less meat.
What she's saying is that there are instances in cooking when we can cut corners — even though she definitely wouldn't.
"The doctor said he'd never seen a uterus as misshapen as mine," she said proudly. I leaned in so I could see her Fallopian tubes better. They looked like little outstretched arms.
In a city as expensive as New York, I take budgeting very seriously. If I can commute by foot in less than an hour, barring a blizzard or torrential downpour, I'll skip the $2.75 subway ride and hoof it.