Cougars – women who date younger men – became a media phenomenon in the 2000s. However, mainstream media’s discussion of them was largely based on myth. Here are some historical facts about age difference in couples.
Traveling to Antarctica necessitates a long journey, is expensive, offers relatively little comfort, exposes tourists to extreme weather, and often causes actual body pain. So why do tourists flock there?
According to one Catholic priest, foreigners in Haiti can be classified into three types: missionaries, mercenaries, and misfits. Whether you come to Haiti with good or bad intentions, the end result is often the same: trouble.
Thanks to the Baby Boomers, fashion markets today are youth-obsessed. But are the youth really still where it’s at? Do they resent being labelled “youth”? Maybe it’s time to re-think our marketing–and our understanding of society.
As recently as the 1980s, the cicerone was alive and well in England. Versions of this tour guide survive around the world. What are their shared traits, and why are they so insistent that us tourists will shower them with wealth?
In 1925, Marcel Mauss observed that market-based morality would undermine itself if it led to a widespread loss of faith in the idea that markets are compatible with fairness and solidarity. Was he right?
The average Amazon product review doesn’t include things like “You can’t spell slaughter without laughter!” But the Maisto drone toy has been targeted by review bombers seeking to end its production. How effective have they been?