Arts give us a way to explore our lives and the lives of others, whether it's on canvas, on-stage or on a page.
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Artist Paul Cummins' moving Poppies sculptures continue to tour the U.K. in honor of British soldiers killed during World War I.
By Sarah Gleim
'Domestic Medicine' was the most popular health guide for over 100 years. Which advice still holds up today and which is plain dangerous?
By Alia Hoyt
Before the days of Esquire and GQ, the famous poet wrote about men's health and grooming in newspaper columns. How does his advice stack up today?
By Dave Roos
Pressures to seem macho can leave men off the dance floor — but it depends on the culture.
By Alia Hoyt
When DC Comics rebooted "The Flintstones," few expected it to be a biting social commentary of the age, but guess what?
By Bryan Young
The superhero's creator imbued her with themes of truth-telling, a powerful matriarchy and even bondage, all pulled from his own unconventional life.
Chuck Wendig is the author of the Star Wars: Aftermath series. Learn more about Chuck Wendig and his tips on writing in this video from HowStuffWorks.
Comics can do things other mediums can't. Learn more about comics and what makes them unique in this video from HowStuffWorks.
He was the man behind those cheaply printed, widely disseminated fire-and-brimstone comics that were intended to scare the hell out of you. And he just passed away.
Is one of the world's greatest works of Renaissance art a roadmap to the human reproductive system?
By Chris Opfer
We know him as the beloved creator of Willy Wonka and the BFG, but Roald Dahl worked as a James Bond-style spy in his early years.
The First Folio is pretty much thee book that gave us Shakespeare. And now you may be able to see it for yourself.
The wizarding novels promote tolerance and oppose authoritarianism. What does that mean for how Potter fans view the Republican presidential candidate?
Looking to turn your fear into power and walk across hot coals? The BrainStuff crew fills you in on the fiery science behind the feat.
Turkish artist uses ancient technique to make beautiful liquid pictures. Vincent would be proud.
If you love comic books, this is a good time to be alive. And now there's no shortage of options for getting them in your hands or on your device.
Could the newly released app mean that the next artistic masterpiece of the 21st century will be a downloadable, immersive and interactive VR experience?