TIME

Where the Easter-egg tradition comes from

THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN EASTER AND eggs runs deep. The hatching of a chick is both seasonally and metaphorically appropriate for a springtime holiday of rebirth. But the

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from TIME

TIME5 min read
We Still Need Justice For Jamal
Oct. 2, 2018, was the last day I would wake up to a normal life like everyone else, full of hopes and desires. Who would have known that it would be the last day I saw my fiancé, Jamal Khashoggi? Who would have known that when I left the house, I wou
TIME3 min read
Banderas, Alive With Color
PEDRO ALMODÓVAR’S WORLD HAS ALWAYS BEEN one of color. He’ll ask his actors to perform the most delicately complex scenes in front of wildly patterned wallpaper. The furnishings in his characters’ apartments are like visual music: hanging lamps in tan
TIME12 min read
The Overlooked
BILLIONS OF DOLLARS HAVE BEEN SPENT ON BREAST-CANCER RESEARCH. BUT WOMEN WITH METASTATIC FORMS OF THE DISEASE HAVE RARELY BEEN THE FOCUS