Barbie has a new home in Berlin — and it's literally life-sized. But the protests have been out-sized as well. The Barbie Berlin Dreamhouse opened on Thursday, but protests have already been intensifying. On one recent day, protesters strapped a Barbie doll to a cross and set the cross on fire. Protesters say Barbie sends the wrong message.
Katerina Tarnovska ia trying to build on the legend of the Amazon — the mythical women warriors who cut off their left breasts so they could fire their bows and arrows better and who fought along side Alexander the Great. Tarnovska, who is a preschool teacher by day, has organized a series of camps to help Ukranian women learn Asgarda.
Motherhood is celebrated this weekend with Mother's Day. Isabella Rossellini, the acclaimed actress and director, is out with her own new look at motherhood in a sometimes-disturbing series set to debut on the Sundance Channel.
@ -- that little symbol that has come to define the digital age -- is permanently enshrined in New York City's Museum of Modern Art. But lest you think this symbol is purely a creation of the digital age, it goes back much farther. In fact, the symbol's first recorded use was by monks in the sixth or seventh century.
In the course of reporting a story, The New York Times' Annie Lowrey asked an innocent question to her Twitter followers. What city is the most average in America. The answers poured in and ignited a controversy around the answers that were given.
Brooklyn Babylon is one of the most anticipated compilations of jazz music this year — but with roots as a score for a multimedia epic, composer Darcy James Argue spent a long while debating with himself on whether he should even release it to the public separate from the multimedia.
Handwriting can say a lot about a person. At least that's what the French think. Others say its overblown. But according to Philip Hensher in a new book, we all seem to agree that handwriting is something that's highly personal. And something we rarely do any more.
Jessie Ware has been a popular singer in the United Kingdom, coming out of the same community that produced Adele and Florence Welch. Ware's bringing her newest album to the United States finally, with a debut this week.
After this week's attacks around Boston, the common, household pressure cooker has become associated with death, destruction and the Boston Marathon. But this fairly simple pot is a crucial cooking tool around the world. And it's going to need an image makeover.
Shivkumar Sharma and Zakir Hussain are widely known for their distinctive, Indian music. It's an example of the type of music that's also a uniting force for the country's Hindus and Muslims. The two musicians have brought their music to the United States.