The idea that there is such a thing as pure science is a myth. Science is as socially constructed as everything else. Anyone who knows the first thing of about the history of science knows this to be
It is highly unfortunate that in the public mind, history is actually quite gendered. Popular history–Real History for a lot of people–is biographies of men and stories of war. The History
A silly men’s rights activist holiday is my excuse to post photos of men slaying it in dresses and heels. Yesterday was International Men’s Day, mostly according to people who have a bone
Strong female protagonists are so much more fun when there’s a strong female baddie for them to fight. Game of Thrones fans keep cheering about the positive turn for many of the show’s fem
This list of Good Housekeeping’s 1955 “Good House Wife’s Guide” has been getting a lot of attention on ye ol’intertubes. What are those guidelines? 1.) Have dinner ready.
“California Gold Diggers, Mining Operations on the Western Shore of the Sacramento River,” lithograph published by Kellogg & Comstock, circa 1850 On January 24, 1848, James Marshall discovered
Victoria Vanoch’s history of flight attendants and beauty is a highly readable and enjoyable history of one of the most unique sets of workers in the twentieth century United States. The Jet Sex
Gregory Wood’s Retiring Men examines the intersection between masculinity, work, and retirement in the first six decades of the twentieth century. He argues that the crisis over retirement in a