Should you respond to that suspiciously attractive suitor on OkCupid? Should you invest your money in a “too-good-to-be-true” land deal? Before you trust anyone, listen to Maria Konnikova talk about the history and psychology of cons.
The struggle to find balance between old and new, modernity and tradition, respect and assimilation, is one that people all over the world have been navigating for centuries. In this case, the tension was encapsulated in a series of beautiful photos that turned half a billion heads.
In Hot Girls Wanted, a Netflix documentary examines the stars of the teenage porn industry, the Internet's most popular. And while it's easy to think of them as damaged or broken, they usually are just like all of us.
There's been a lot of noise around the way young women talk — or the way men and older women think they talk. While the current controversy is an American one, the perception of difference between men and women on speech is international.