Eminem returns to rapping with the release of Relapse, his first new album in almost five years. TIME analyzes five of his best songs.
While cartographic whizzes from schools across the country compete in National Geographic Bee Finals in Washington May 20, TIME takes a look at 10 people who could use some remedial lessons
In honor of New York woman suing her college because she can't find a job, TIME reviews the most ridiculous lawsuits ever filed, settled or dismissed
With our economic world changing so rapidly, many writers and thinkers are looking at the roots of capitalism and how it must evolve. In the first of our series of TIME 100 roundtables, we gathered a stellar cast of honorees to ponder the road ahead
From rainbows to pharmaceutical terms, TIME examines the worst although some may say the best team names in school sports.
Famed film directors, a slew of stars and a roster of new releases. It must mean that Cannes 2009 is in full swing. As always, Richard and Mary Corliss will be keeping tabs on all the latest news and reviews from the world's most famous film festival
Tom Hanks may have toned down his Da Vinci Code locks for the sequel, Angels and Demons, but photos live forever. TIME looks back at his top 10 'dos through the decades
Forget the kerfuffles over President Obama's talks at Arizona State and Notre Dame. Commencement speeches are one of the great collegiate traditions and the last lesson students get before entering the real word. Here are TIME's favorites
24/7 Wall St. looked at both start-ups and products introduced by companies that did not survive to create a list of the most colossal tech failures of the last decade
Who knows what jobs will be born a decade from now? Though unemployment is at a 25-year high, work will return eventually. Here are 10 ways your job will change
As the prestigious Cannes Film Festival kicks off its 63rd celebration, TIME's Richard Corliss takes a look back at its most noteworthy movies
The U.K. is in the midst of a political scandal surrounding expenses, which were leaked by a British newspaper. From the alleged clearing of a moat (yes, a moat) to dog food, TIME tracks the most outlandish claims made by MPs and covered by taxpayers
In anticipation of the 2009 song contest finals in Moscow, TIME takes a look at scandals that have shouldered the singing out of the limelight
From games that keep toddlers busy while they wait, to sounds that capture a babies' smile, to nursing trackers that help make feeding newborns a little easier, TIME.com picks the top apps to download for a new mom this mother's days.
On his long put-off trip to the Holy Land, Benedict has a long to-do list. But one important thing: he has to mind his tongue
As the venerated franchise reboots on the silver screen with the May 8 premiere of Star Trek, TIME's John Cloud runs down its greatest moments.
We love our mothers dearly. We just don't feel the same about yours.
In our annual TIME 100 issue, we do the impossible: name the people who most affect our world
Ten common misconceptions and the truth when it comes to losing weight
Is Swine Flu really going to be the end of the world? We're dubious. Here are 10 cases of public panic throughout history that we've managed to survive so far.
More Americans are getting tax refunds this year. Here are ten smart ways to put that money to use
Justice David H. Souter's retirement from the Supreme Court means President Obama will make his first appointment to the high court. TIME takes a look back at some of fiercest Supreme Court nomination battles in history
Five things you shouldn't do in dealing with a swine flu pandemic
As the historic presidency reaches its 100-day milestone, TIME.com offers a look back at Barack Obama's news-packed start, day by day, quote by quote and picture by picture
After Obama's first few months in office, TIME's Senior Political Analyst Mark Halperin assesses the early performances of key White House and other Washington players
Throughout his decades of public service, the former Senator and current Vice President has earned a reputation for often saying the wrong thing at the wrong time
Chrysler's future may be uncertain, but its past is full of notable moments
Kids with autism require as much routine and structure as possible. But family vacations are still possible with this list of tips for traveling with autistic children
Here are the best and brightest in environmentally conscious design from around the globe
Republican apostate Arlen Specter's move to join the Democrats has shaken Congress, but he's not alone. Over the years, scores of politicians have danced from one side of the aisle to the other
Jamie Foxx stars as a down on his luck cello player in The Soloist, just the latest entry in Hollywood's recent obsession with troubled geniuses
The NFL Draft, which begins on Saturday in New York City, is now one of the most eagerly anticipated sports events of the year. Here are TIME's ten biggest NFL draft flops of all-time
Our annual guide to the region's finest delights for mind, body and soul
Mike Tyson gets a chance to tell his life story on his own terms when the documentary Tyson is released on April 24. TIME takes a look back at 10 highs and lows from the heavyweight fighter's dramatic career.
Madonna, a horse, and the paparazzi. It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it's actually just another in a long list of kerfuffles between Hollywood and the tabloid press
North Carolina's Kristen Dalton scored this year's Miss USA crown. But it's not always so pretty. From pornography to tragedy, TIME takes a look at the uglier side of beauty pageants
As notorious press-hater Russell Crowe stars in the new journalism thriller State of Play, TIME looks back at the silver screen's ten best journalism films
Some things are getting cheap, but they won't stay that way forever
Americans react to the downturn with big changes in attitudes and spending habits, but they're not giving up hope
April 15 means it's time for most of us to give the IRS its annual pound of flesh. Most of us being the operative term. Here are 10 of the biggest (and most famous) tax dodgers
From Hunter Thompson to George Plimpton, journalists have elevated the literary gimmick "What if I spent a year doing..." to a sometimes-galling, occasionally spectacular art form. TIME picks 10 of history's most memorable literary stunts
I Love You, Man, starring Paul Rudd and Jason Segel, is the latest movie in a long line of flicks that celebrate one of life's most vital relationships: A dude and his best buddy.
The new president is quickly learning he has to watch everything he says, no matter where he is. Obama's "Special Olympics" gaffe wasn't his first and definitely won't be his last
Looking for a tax credit, a rebate, or some juicy tax deductions? Here are ten ways to make April 15th a rewarding day
Director Baz Lurhmann recently hinted that he was considering filming The Great Gatsby in 3D, a format that has become a reliable cash cow for the movie industry. TIME looks at other Hollywood attempts to rack in extra dough and extra crowds
From Carl Lewis to Mariah Carey, there are some people who should never, ever be allowed to throw out the first ceremonial pitch. Then again, everybody enjoys a good laugh
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.
From dressing up as witches to burning effigies of politicians, the world holds many more Easter traditions than just dyeing eggs
Jesus stories have been pious, burly, sometimes musical, occasionally comic. TIME scanned a century of Messiah films and picked 10 to bring inspiration, or impudence, to this Holy Week
As the globe warms, more than the climate is endangered. Species are vanishing at a scary rate. We're the cause but we're also the solution