The 50th anniversary of Rolling Stone magazine has arrived, and not without fanfare. Joe Hagan’s biography of co-founder Jann Wenner appeared in October to stellar reviews, and earlier this month, HBO aired Alex Gibney’s documentary film about the magazine’s history. Wenner’s announcement that he was planning to sell his company’s stake in Rolling Stone also prompted a flurry of retrospective tributes.
New research examines just who is adding to and editing the pages on the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
Wine drinkers generally fall into certain categories, called “vinotypes,” and servers or sommeliers offering wine pairings should be cognizant of these customer preferences, a new study suggests.
The way Afghan schoolbooks portray women and girls fluctuates sharply—from egalitarian to nearly nonexistent to largely traditional—depending on the regime in power.
Easier access to concealed firearms is associated with significantly higher rates of handgun-related homicide, report researchers.