Eclipse hunters aren’t merely astronomy geeks—they are seekers of awe and wonder.
Tourism based on consumption of the plant brew known as ayahuasca is booming, for better and for worse.
Some researchers have claimed there’s an evolutionary explanation for hazing. If they’re correct, should we accept—or even encourage—the ongoing use of this type of initiation ritual?
Can transcendence be attained by embracing the strongest taboo of all?
The clash of Senegalese wrestling with international anti-doping regulations highlights the cultural biases built into modern athletics.
What do a figurine from Greenland, a burning desire to win, and one man’s plot to overcome a goat's curse have to do with the World Series?