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What is vernacular art? A visual artist explains

Beauvais Lyons, University of Tennessee Vernacular art is a genre of visual art made by artists who are usually...

Barbara Kingsolver’s ‘Demon Copperhead’ and the enduring devastation of the opioid crisis

William Nash, Middlebury Barbara Kingsolver’s literary honors range from the National Book Prize of South Africa to the PEN/Faulkner...

No, it’s not just sugary food that’s responsible for poor oral...

Daniel W. McNeil, West Virginia University and Mary L. Marazita, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Brushing your teeth is...

La Crosse virus is the second-most common virus in the US...

Rebecca Trout Fryxell, University of Tennessee For the Laudick family of Greensburg, Indiana, life forever changed on Aug. 5,...

A century after the Appalachian Trail was proposed, millions hike it...

Charles C. Chester, Brandeis University The Appalachian Trail, North America’s most famous hiking route, stretches over 2,189 mountainous miles...

A century after the Appalachian Trail was proposed, millions hike it...

Charles C. Chester, Brandeis University The Appalachian Trail, North America’s most famous hiking route, stretches over 2,189 mountainous miles...

Living with natural gas pipelines: Appalachian landowners describe fear, anxiety and...

Erin Brock Carlson, West Virginia University and Martina Angela Caretta, Lund University More than 2 million miles of natural...

The chattering classes got the ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ book wrong – and...

Lisa R. Pruitt, University of California, Davis Film critics have had nary a good word to say about Netflix’s new movie “Hillbilly Elegy.” Reviewers varyingly called...

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Why I’d say yes, yes, yes to the Bad Sex award

By Sally O'Reilly, The Open University Sexual intercourse is getting on a bit. Not only has it been boosting the human population since we emerged...