Find out what drives the greatest players of the past 40 years, from Billie Jean King to Li Na
It's officially summer. To celebrate our love of all things summer, TIME rounded up a list of songs perfect for any BBQ, road trip or beach day
The U.S. Open ended yesterday, and the author of this clickthrough isn't impressed. The sport of golf has a lot of explaining to do. TIME presents a list of ten very problematic, possibly evil sports
Each year when Father's Day rolls around we are thankful for everything our papas did for us. But for these fictional characters, their fathers were anything but supportive. TIME takes a look at the most imperfect patriarchs
As Mr. Popper's Penguins waddle off the page and into theaters, TIME takes a look at other beloved children's books that made it to the big screen.
Whether Dad loves to grill, fish or take on projects around the house, any number of these geeky goodies are sure to be a hit
To mark the first debate between the GOP front-runners in the campaign for 2012, TIME takes a look at debaters who haven't fared so well.
As we mark the 25th anniversary of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, TIME takes a look at other movies with most memorable lines
Prince Philip is easily Britain's most blundering royal, but he's certainly not the only member of the monarchy to make a public blooper. To mark the Duke of Edinburgh's 90th birthday, TIME takes a look at some of the royal family's biggest gaffes
Rihanna's newest video, "Man Down," which features depictions of sexual assault and murder, faced immediate objections from the Parents Television Council who asked that it not be aired
Our annual blog extravaganza features 25 fresh picks, from politics and pop culture to travel, tech and beyond
This weekend, Hugh Hefner rolled out a new Playboy Club in London. TIME takes a look at former bunnies who moved on to much better things
Some of the niftiest pieces of equipment used in recent missions from Operation Odyssey Dawn in Libya to the Osama bin Laden raid in Pakistan.
The past decade has seen the rise of the big budget comic-book movie. This summer alone will feature four blockbuster superhero flicks X-Men: First Class is the second. TIME takes a look at the best that the genre has to offer
The 21st Century is all about the post-Romantic marriage one based on obligation, partnership, and yes, convenience. So argues Pamela Haag in her new book Marriage Confidential, which defines five new kinds of marriage
How we find it. How we treat it. And how we may finally be able to outsmart it
When a lewd photo was tweeted from Congressman Anthony Weiner's Twitter feed, yet another Twitter scandal was born. TIME takes a look at the top controversies in the social networking site's five-year history
Cute animal clips have taken over the Internet. But not every creature deserves a video montage. TIME takes a look at some animals that are troublesome to mankind
Comedian and actor Zach Galifianakis thrives on the bizarre and the awkward. As such, his performances are never boring. TIME rounds up several of his most entertaining scenes
On May 26, 2011, Serbian authorities announced that fugitive general Ratko Mladic, alleged architect of the 1995 Srebenica genocide, had been captured after almost 10 years on the run. TIME looks at some more of history's most notorious manhunts.
After getting trumped by Vegas and barely getting to the wedding, the wolfpack is back in The Hangover, Part II. TIME takes a look at other testosterone-fueled film posses who've blazed a decades-long path of destruction
A new report from the Georgetown University Center for Education shows that some undergraduate degrees pay off more than others literally. TIME looks at the 10 highest and 10 lowest earning majors
One of the greatest musicians of all time, Bob Dylan has delighted, angered, frustrated, and inspired fans since 1962. He has been alive since 1941. To mark his seven decades on Earth, TIME takes a look at his highs and lows.
As the mercury rises, here's our guide to what to watch, read, see and hear
Harold Camping is certainly not the first to forecast the end of days. TIME takes a look at other movements that have scared people into believing their days were numbered
A look at who's dead, captured and at large
As Annie Jacobson's new book, AREA 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base, hits shelves, TIME takes a look at other alien-inhabited sites worldwide
From the mom who lost custody of the daughter she injected with Botox, to the money-fueled battles of celebrity parents, here are some of the most heartbreaking custody cases ever to hit the courts
Dominique Strauss-Kahn the chief of the IMF was arrested on rape charges in New York. If convicted, he'll join an ignominious club of privileged leaders who stepped too far: TIME takes a look at abuses of power through the years
With gas prices rising, more commuters are looking for efficient ways to get to work. Are America's transit networks up to the task? The Brookings Institution analyzed 100 metro areas in the U.S. to see which cities are getting it right and which aren't
Nearly 10 years after he launched the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, Osama Bin Laden has been killed by American forces. Late Sunday night, President Barack Obama detailed the secret operation in Pakistan that brought down the al-Qaeda figurehead
TIME celebrates the 25th anniversary of Top Gun's release by listing everything we love about the Tom Cruise flick
Bridesmaids, the latest Judd Apatow comedy, features a motley crew of women in the weeks leading up to the big day. TIME takes a look at other movie wedding moments
In light of the current flooding of the Mississippi River, TIME's Kayla Webley spoke to Robert Holmes, a flood expert with the U.S. Geological Survey, about some of the largest floods in America's history
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver have announced that they're "amicably separating" after 25 years of marriage. TIME looks at some other notable celebrity-couple implosions
Pop star Mariah Carey named one of her new twins Moroccan after a themed room in her apartment. TIME takes a look at other unexpected celeb baby names
Seal Team 6, the U.S. special operations force that took out Osama bin Laden, is one of the most highly trained units in the world. TIME takes a look at some of the world's most elite military teams, now and in history
Young Americans reflect on 9/11 and what Osama bin Laden's death means to them
Studies have shown that many children are not fully financially independent from their parents until past the age of 30. Here are 10 smart ways to help your grown kids with their finances, without raiding your retirement fund
Fast Five, the fifth movie in the Fast and Furious franchise, scored Hollywood's biggest opening weekend so far this year. TIME takes a look at the best speedy auto scenes ever
As the Tony nominations are announced, our take on the highs and lows of a busy spring theater season
For years, the accepted wisdom was that Osama bin Laden was holed up in a cave. It turns out that he was living in a rather large, heavily armed house in an affluent town outside Islamabad. TIME takes a look at the horrible hideouts of other evil-doers.
On May 1, less than one hour before midnight, President Barack Obama announced that U.S. Special Forces had killed Osama Bin Laden, the man behind 9/11. The decade since those attacks has been a tumultuous one. TIME takes a look back
Techland's Doug Aamoth selects the apps you'll rely on to make that dinner, day trip, road trip cruise, or month-long vacation even better
The newly minted royal couple, William and Kate, share a kiss before millions of besotted onlookers in London and around the world after a pitch-perfect wedding ceremony. Relive the whole wedding, from the dress to the ceremony to the kiss
Meet the most influential people in the world. They are artists and activists, reformers and researchers, heads of state and captains of industry. Their ideas spark dialogue and dissent and sometimes even revolution. Welcome to this year's TIME 100
Donald Trump is very proud of himself for forcing President Obama to release his birth certificate, ending the debate over whether he was legally fit to lead the country. But not everything the Donald has put his name behind has succeeded
The Book of Mormon, the new Broadway musical from the creators of South Park, is not the first stage treatment of the Utah-based faith. TIME takes a look back at other plays, books, TV shows, and movies in which Mormons play a central role
On April 25, more than 480 inmates (including many Taliban) escaped from a notorious prison in Kandahar. TIME takes a look at other extraordinary prison breaks
A primordial component of all early religions was the cult of the mother goddess, who represented earth, fertility and all aspects of creation. In honor of Earth Day, TIME takes a look at some of the more interesting mama deities.