The U.S. military is facing a major personnel crisis, with recruitment and retention rates plunging in all branches. What is the military doing to ...
The subject of one of the year's biggest hits, Shakespeare has only begun to make his presence felt in 1999, with versions of Macbeth ...
From Varsity Blues to She's All That to Cruel Intentions, teen movies are dominating American multiplexes these days. Why are they so popular?
From 20/20 to Dateline NBC to 60 Minutes II, the prime-time airwaves are flooded with newsmagazines these days. Why are they so popular?
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Later this year, Sony will unviel its Playstation 2, the much-anticipated follow-up to its popular home videogame system. What are some of the new system ...
Long-criticized as stodgy and out of touch, Grammy organizers are attempting to update the awards' image this year. What steps have they taken?
From Backstreet Boys to 'N Sync to Boyzone, boy groups rules the pop charts these days. Why are they so popular?
The "Furby," a high-tech, interative stuffed toy, is all the rage this Christmas season. What is its appeal?
Grossing over $80 million in its first two weeks, Adam Sandler's The Waterboy is a bonafide sensation. Why are people flocking to it?
Turn on the TV, and you're likely to see an ad for 10-10-321 or a similar long-distance phone service. Why are there suddenly so ...
Massively hyped and critically acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey's Beloved is nevertheless bombing at the box office. Why?
From Love Boat to Fantasy Island, the Me Decade is back with a vengeance. Why are so many '70s shows returning to TV?
With 350,000 sold in just three months on the market, the Apple iMac is the most successful personal-computer launch in history. What is its ...
After years of declining attendance Broadway enjoyed its biggest season ever in 1997-8. Why are so many people flocking to the Great White Way?
the 1998-9 NBA season is in jeopardy, with owners and players unable to reach a labor agreement. What are the players' demands?
DVD, or digital video disc, is the hot new entertainment format of the moment. What are consumers flocking to it?
Millions of Americans are turning to natural herbs for their health and healing needs. Why?
All eyes are on Mark McGuire and Sammy Sosa as the sluggers battle it out for the single-season home-run crown. Why are Americans so captivated ...