The Text Factor
London-based photographer Babycakes Romero captures the decline of human conversation in his new photo series. Although he sees value in technology, Romero maintains that smartphones are making people "seriously dull." Here, in 12 clicks, is exactly what it means to be a "plugged-in bore."
Date and Switch
Romantic outings have lost some of their magic.
Ladies Who Lunch
Where are the friends who listen and finish each other's sentences?
Strangers on a Train
It's easy to forget that there's a person sitting next to you ...
My Dinner With Siri
… or a lover across the table.
Curb Your Enthusiasm
You see fewer spontaneous exchanges between people on the street.
More and more of us seem oblivious to our surroundings.
Ever get the feeling that life itself is in a holding pattern?
The religious beliefs of icons ranging from James Stewart to Tina Turner
Even for those of us who were there, it's hard to believe what things cost in the '60s
Wise guy mothers and fathers are turning their teens’ favorite gadget against them
These dating tips from the 1930s are part infuriating, part hilarious and completely sexist
From a robot receptionist to a motorized cat mews, here are 12 of the last century's most far-fetched ideas
Illustrator Bob Staake injects the literature of our childhood with a shot of humor into the jugular