Penn researcher Yphtach Lelkes wanted to quantify how uncivil social media actually is, and Twitter’s doubling of its 140-character limit two years ago offered a natural experiment.
It’s a standard practice for obituaries of famous people, but the timing is … interesting. Also recently assigned: Nancy Pelosi.
Point Breeze resident Joeanne Broaddus on her very realistic Halloween decoration.
The average Pennsylvania college student has more than $35,000 worth of student loans. That’s the fourth-highest average of any state in the country.
Aside from making your property look pretty, planting trees could help reduce the temperature of your neighborhood.
Lenfest CEO Jim Friedlich and the three recipients on the state of local news in Philly — and what they plan to do with the money.
Southern traditions, copper details, and a chuppah inset with eight different kinds of roses livened up the celebration.
A new Pew study looking at population dynamics looks to find out not just who’s moving, but why.
The library is instantly the most beautiful building on Temple’s campus. One trade-off: Most of the traditionally open book stacks are now a robot-only domain.
Left untouched by reform is the nonsensical requirement that absentee ballots must be received a full four days before Election Day.
The fundraising campaign is underway after a recent Philly Mag story outlined the numerous financial obstacles the park faces. So far, the response hasn’t exactly been inspiring.
Mia Concepcion, a 17-year-old senior at Science Leadership Academy, on her work and why adults shouldn’t discount the youth perspective.
Please don’t read this till you’ve sworn to yourself that you won’t use the results to pressure your already stressed-out children.
The new venue, set to open at the Fashion District, has booked big-time indie acts like the Mountain Goats and Josh Ritter as part of its first slate of concerts.