From cars to beverages to a miniature Darth Vader, TIME grades the ads of Super Bowl XLV
Officially removed from the Brett Favre era, the Green Bay Packers have come into their own under quarterback Aaron Rodgers, facing the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV. TIME takes a look at some things you might not know about the franchise's storied past.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have won more Super Bowl titles than any other NFL team six. They'll go for a seventh on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. TIME takes a look at some things you might not know about one of the oldest NFL franchises.
As the critics shame Christina Aguilera for flubbing her National Anthem performance at the 2011 Super Bowl, she joins a long line of Americans who have butchered our country's song. TIME takes a look at the 10 most ear-wrenching anthems ever sung.
After decades of living under oppressive dictatorships, the people of the Arab world are rising up to stake their claim to democracy. Inside the historic popular upheaval that began in Tunisia and is spreading to Egypt and across the vital region
Feb. 6 marks the 100th birthday of the late U.S. President Ronald Reagan. Few political figures in recent memory have matched the Gipper's charisma or enduring appeal. We look at other world leaders who legacies have stood the test of time
As much of the U.S. gears up for a blizzard that is set to impact as many as 100 million people across 24 states, TIME takes a look at other storms that have wrecked havoc in years past.
Filling up your new iPhone? Just hoping to make the one you already have even better? These are the apps you don't want to be without
In the run-up to Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday on Feb. 6, many are looking back at the U.S.'s 40th President and some of his more memorable moments. TIME offers 10 snapshots of Reagan at his quotable best
The protests in Egypt aimed at ousting President Mubarak mark an unprecedented moment in Egyptian history. The spirit of revolt seems to be catching. TIME takes a look at strongmen whose grip on power is far weaker than it once was.
With The King's Speech leading this year's Academy Award nominations, critics were quick to point to the film's inaccuracies. TIME takes a look at films that, while they may entertain, also fall short of the truth
Is this the year of Natalie Portman? Will James Franco present himself an award at this year's ceremony? And which biopic subject will find favor with Academy voters? Richard Corliss surveys the 2011 Oscar nominations
President Obama will deliver his second State of the Union address tonight it will likely focus on the economy, jobs and U.S. competitiveness around the world. TIME takes a look at some of the most notable State of the Union moments
As O a anonymously written novel about Obama's 2012 re-election campaign hits the shelves, TIME takes a look at books with similarly simple titles
In the largest FBI Mob bust in history, 110 Mafia members were arrested and 127 charged across three U.S. states and Italy this week. Some of the crimes, including murder and racketeering, took place 30 years ago in a different era for organized crime. TIME takes a look at history's most infamous mob bosses
As President Obama and the First Lady prepare to host Chinese President Hu Jintao at an official state dinner, TIME takes a look back at other notable such meals.
As former tabloid editor Piers Morgan slides into Larry King's slot on CNN with his new talk show Piers Morgan Tonight, TIME takes a look at some other British exports that have made it big across the pond
Here's the short list of those who need to fire their stylists, and those who need to give them a raise
It's been 10 years since Wikipedia published it's first article on January 15, 2001. TIME takes a look back at the revolutionary online encyclopedia's milestones throughout the decade.
TIME offers the latest news and analysis of the Jan. 8 shooting in Tucson, Ariz. which left six dead and 14 wounded
Michel Gondry, director of The Green Hornet, cut his teeth helming music videos. He's the not the only one. TIME takes a look at some other filmmakers who have made the move from music to movies
A blueprint to a healthier, happier and wealthier you in 2011
The debate about charged political rhetoric preceded the tragedy in Tucson and then was revived by it. TIME posed the question above to leaders and thinkers on the right and left. Here are their responses
From diets that allow you to eat chocolate to those that encourage a no-animal-product policy, here are 10 new, notable offerings
As publishers print a new version of Mark Twain's classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn without racial slurs, TIME takes a look at other books that have been bowdlerized
Like the Bronx Zoo cobra and Ken the Orangutan before it, a Humboldt penguin is on the run from Tokyo's Sea Life Park. As the tuxedoed fugitive makes a run for it, TIME takes a look at other darling zoo escapes
Sudan held a referendum Jan. 9 to decide whether or not to split into two sovereign countries. Here's a sampling of other places vying for independence some with more legitimate claims for freedom than others
With budget cuts looming, a look at the key players who are poised to shake things up even more in what already promises to be a tumultuous year
I'm donning the hat of Gastrodamus and sharing the half-dozen foods that I see, or at least hope, will be making their way onto my plate soon
Large numbers of animals have mysteriously died recently, from the thousands of birds found dead in two southern U.S. states to 100,000 dead fish in Arkansas. TIME takes a look at other mass animal deaths, many of which are still unsolved
On the last day of 2010, a miniature panda cow was born on a Colorado farm, the product of years of crossbreeding to create one of 24 known cows with panda-like coloring. TIME takes a look at other animals in miniature form
Happy 2011! As we all vow to do a whole host of things most of us will not follow through on, TIME brings you the resolutions most often forgotten