The Internet is disrupting the pay television industry and that's leading to more fights like the one between Viacom and DirecTV. But it may also lead, finally, to customers getting a la carte programming choices.
Digital technologies in China have changed more than the way people communicate. They've also helped shape a new digital language that has jumped from text messages and chat rooms into everyday life.
UNESCO lists nearly 200 of India's 900 languages as endangered. Others are dying fast as the county continues its rapid development. A team of researchers are working to catalog what's left of them before they disappear completely.
American beer has long been derided in Europe as light, low-flavor and mass-produced. But the ascendancy of craft beer here is opening some minds, and some mouths, in Europe.
The Juneteenth holiday marks the day slavery came to an end in the United States: June 19, 1865. Though 41 states recognize Juneteenth as a state holiday, Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison has introduced legislation to make it a national day of observance.
As the economy has shifted and job market has changed, fewer Hispanics are coming to the United States. But, at the same time, growth in immigration from Asia has continued, so much so that Asians now make up the largest share of new immigrants to the United States.
The U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have left many veterans with artificial limbs. But, typically, they're simple, utilitarian devices, more function than form. But a company is setting out to do more than that and turn them into art.
Joel Stein found out he would be having a son and, in a moment of existential crisis, decided he wasn't man enough for it. So he set out to fix it in a series of manly field trips that form the basis of his new book, Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity.
Radio Jarocho is giving a distinctly New York style to the son jarocho style of music that has emerged from the Mexican state of Veracruz. While the original son jarocho music is more emotional, emphasizing birds and rivers and flowers, the New York style takes those ideas and puts a big city spin on things.
Maggi seasoning is popular among American immigrants of all kinds of nationalities -- and they all think of it as coming from home. But, in reality, few American immigrants are from the actual home of Maggi seasoning. But, for some reason, it still reminds each of them of where they've come from.