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Say goodbye to the information age: it’s all about reputation now – Gloria Origgi | Aeon Ideas
Not faking it. From the Apollo 15 mission. Photo NASA There is an underappreciated paradox of knowledge that plays a pivotal role in our advanced…
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The Epidemic of Isolation Among Young Men
I n 2017, former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy identified the most common threat to public health that he had seen: not heart disease, diabetes, or cancer—but…
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Carbon Ironies | Wen Stephenson
I’ve not yet given up believing both that the world ought to be better and that we have a duty to construct methods of improvement. —William T. Vollmann,…
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The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?
Workers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit practicing safe procedure on a mannequin Jonno Rattman Image above: Workers at the…
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3 days ago
Today’s Masculinity Is Stifling
Jessica Love In hindsight, our son was gearing up to wear a dress to school for quite some time. For months, he wore dresses—or his purple-and-green mermaid…
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4 days ago
The Believer - Interview with Joe Frank
When you meet people you’ve heard only on the radio, you’re often disappointed. They don’t look the way you think they should, and, as irrational as it is, you…
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5 days ago
How traffic signals favour cars and discourage walking
This is the fifth article in our series, Moving the Masses , about managing the flow of crowds of individuals, be they drivers or pedestrians, shoppers or…
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6 days ago
You Love Wine Science Until it Detracts From the Magic in Your Glass
New York magazine’s Grub Street recently released its list of The Absolute Best Wine Shops in New York, with Chambers Street Wines deservedly at the top. It’s…
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9 days ago
What happened in Vegas: All night with the Capitals and the Stanley Cup
LAS VEGAS — Four minutes to 2 a.m., down a few buttons on his pink button-down and high on a cocktail of athletic glory, Stella Artois, life itself and…
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9 days ago
The Last Word On Nothing | Powerless And Fully Dark
The hail was the first thing to wake me up. First a light patter, like pennies falling off the counter and onto the floor, but then it got worse. Thunk . It…
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9 days ago
Opinion | The Jordan Peterson Moment
My friend Tyler Cowen argues that Jordan Peterson is the most influential public intellectual in the Western world right now, and he has a point. Peterson, a…
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12 days ago
“I was trying to not have a job”
Photographs (left to right) courtesy Celeste Sloman, Marco Lau, Of a Kind, The New York Times Featuring Kurt Andersen , host of radio show Studio 360,…
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13 days ago
The Psychology of Money
Let me tell you the story of two investors, neither of whom knew each other, but whose paths crossed in an interesting way. Grace Groner was orphaned at age 12.…
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13 days ago
Hate on Jordan Peterson all you want, but he's tapping into frustration that feminists shouldn't ignore
One of the most controversial public intellectuals today is an eccentric, primly dressed professor who writes about esoteric mythology, dispenses old-fashioned…
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15 days ago
The Cultural Vandalism of Jeffrey Tambor
Photo-Illustration: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images I interviewed Jeffrey Tambor on Tuesday, briefly, in a room with some of his fellow Arrested Development cast…
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24 days ago
We need an internet of unmonetisable enthusiasms
ne2pi/iStock The best podcast in the history of the world ever (right now, according to me, your mileage might vary) is the declaratively titled A History of…
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4 weeks ago
Henry Winkler Is Just Happy to Be Here
Henry Winkler is doing fantastic—not because he gets to play the hilarious and heartfelt acting teacher Gene Cousineau on HBO’s Barry , or because Arrested…
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5 weeks ago
How #MeToo revealed the central rift within feminism today
W hen the #MeToo moment began in earnest last October, many women felt optimistic, galvanised; others felt uncomfortable. As stories of abuse and harassment…
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5 weeks ago
Why can you buy local bread, but not local flour?
Who doesn’t have a soft spot for their local bakery? There’s nothing like the smell of bread baking as you decide between a cinnamon roll and a croissant.…
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5 weeks ago
Beyond Black Box Management - Study Hacks - Cal Newport
Beyond Black Box Management April 21st, 2018 · 44 comments An Exciting Way to Make a Living Alex Honnold is an adventure climber. He specializes in free solo…
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How Lin-Manuel Miranda and His Family Embraced a Tradition of Giving Back
May 9, 2018 1.7k Left to right, top and bottom: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luis Miranda, Luis Crespo, Vanessa Nadal, Luz Towns-Miranda, Luz Miranda-Crespo. People…
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5 weeks ago
Missing Hope: A Trio of Miscarriages, and What Happened After | Laura Turner
The morning of my second miscarriage, I went shopping for socks. The blood had come early, right when I woke up, and there wasn’t much of it except the smudge…
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Why New York City Stopped Building Subways
Madison McVeigh/CityLab Jonathan English Apr 16, 2018 Nearly 80 years ago, a construction standstill derailed the subway’s progress, leading to its present…
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Apple, Influence, and Ive
Hodinkee.com Hodinkee Magazine Hodinkee.com Hodinkee Magazine Apple, Influence, and Ive The greatest designer of our generation talks watches for the very first…
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Donald Glover's 'This Is America': Childish Gambino Gazes Back - The Atlantic
RCA If you search for “This Is America” on Twitter, you find not only a gushing river of well-deserved praise for Donald Glover’s new work, which has quickly…
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5 weeks ago
Why Julie Adenuga stopped listening to new music
Apple Julie Adenuga: "I forgot that, because people discover music through me, my experience of discovering music still has to be exciting" As one of the three…
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6 weeks ago
The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code
Horse racing is something like a religion in Hong Kong, whose citizens bet more than anyone else on Earth. Their cathedral is Happy Valley Racecourse, whose…
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6 weeks ago
God & Worshipper: A Rock-and-Roll Love Story, of Sorts
Before Wesley left, I told him that I was interested in arranging a meeting between him and Darnielle. “No way!” he said. “I feel like Charlie in Willy Wonka &…
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7 weeks ago
The Google Doc That’s Traveled From Pregnant Friend to Pregnant Friend: Part II
Read Part I here. As I mentioned in the first installment of this series , when I found out I was pregnant, a fastidious friend passed along a spreadsheet to me…
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7 weeks ago
The ‘Baby Google Doc’ That’s Traveled From Pregnant Friend to Pregnant Friend
Things were a lot simpler back then. Read Part II here . In 2013, when I found out I was pregnant, a fastidious friend passed along a spreadsheet to me of all…
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7 weeks ago
Grouper’s Liz Harris Explains the Art of the Paradox and the Beauty of Mistakes | Pitchfork
The ambient artist’s work is titanic and quiet, eerie and soothing, ghostly and alive. Photo by Tanja Engelberts by Contributor Profile Electronic Rock 13 hrs…
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7 weeks ago
What Happened When I Took a Year Off From Having a Personal Life
The first time I realized I was entirely by myself, I was sitting on the floor of my apartment eating frozen pizza and drinking wine out of a coffee mug. It was…
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7 weeks ago
Handbook of Language and Literacy Development - A Roadmap from 0 to 60 Months - Home
Handbook of Language and Literacy Development - A Roadmap from 0 to 60 Months - Home Home About Authors Contact Auditory Children and Computers Children's…
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'I Expected to Have a Day Job for the Rest of My Life’
At age 12, Philip Glass started working in a Baltimore record store owned by a man he called Ben. Ben was, in fact, Glass’s father, but he and his brother,…
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7 weeks ago
When less means more
In an airless rehearsal studio, hidden away among the anonymous warehouses of New York's meat-packing district, Philip Glass and his ensemble are making final…
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Vital Moves When Discouragement Strikes
What do you do when discouragement strikes? Abraham Zaleznik, a renowned organizational scholar discovered years ago, this is what everyone experiences but no…
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8 weeks ago
Women Share The Best Advice They've Ever Received From Their Therapists
My housemate has a panic attack every time she’s on the tube — there’s something about the never-ending tunnels and the lack of exits that does it, I think.…
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40 Sea Gulls Wrecked His Hotel Room. 17 Years Later, a Pepperoni Pardon.
The Fairmont Empress in Victoria, British Columbia, dropped its lifetime ban of Nick Burchill after 17 years. Fairmont Empress Nick Burchill has been called “…
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8 weeks ago
Visual Pleasure in Narrative Cinema - Laura Mulvey - Print version - Luxonline
< Return to article Visual Pleasure in Narrative Cinema By Laura Mulvey A. A Political Use of Psychoanalysis This paper intends to use psychoanalysis to…
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Night Moves
As the Metsworld knows too well, the good guys lost again on Tuesday night, 5–2, in a feeble effort against the visiting Nationals. Their early-season,…
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8 weeks ago
Five ways to raise feminist kids, both boys and girls
Guest post by Hillary McBride, MA, RCC, PhD candidate Through the recent increase in media attention on sexual assault, there is a sense of urgency to draw…
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8 weeks ago
‘We’re never going to bed’: children rewrite the house rules
‘The house has the airless discombobulation of a student house in the 90s, the day after a big night out on ecstasy’: Decca Aitkenhead Three hours in, I feel…
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8 weeks ago
Our Guide to Organizing Your Kitchen—Once and for All
If you’ve searched endlessly for the right tupperware lid, bought double the ingredients because you couldn’t find it in your pantry or struggle to keep the…
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9 weeks ago
The Spinal Tap That Changed My Life
On April 1st, I went for a short walk to watch some Florida marsh hens rustle through the reeds and cackle at the wind. The date marked one month since I…
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9 weeks ago
The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right
It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; presumably ours…
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9 weeks ago
Orientalism Is Alive And Well In American Cinema
Fox Searchlight Pictures Atari Kobayashi (Koyu Rankin) in Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs . In 2001, Sarah Silverman told a joke on Late Night With Conan O'Brien…
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10 weeks ago
Why Boards of Canada’s Music Has the Right to Children Is the Greatest Psychedelic Album of the ’90s | Pitchfork
Why Boards of Canada’s Music Has the Right to Children Is the Greatest Psychedelic Album of the ’90s Unlocking the mysteries behind the Scottish electronic…
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10 weeks ago
Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks: Rule Portlandia - Magnet Magazine
Is Stephen Malkmus, indie rock’s long-reigning king, abdicating his throne? By Jonathan Valania If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, satire is a…
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10 weeks ago
As Brilliant as the Sun
Editorial On View Fairs Video Academy Follow Magazine Fairs Academy Log in Frieze London Frieze Masters Frieze New York Past Fairs Facebook Email To Interview -…
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John Oliver’s Parody of Mike Pence’s Bunny Book Happens to Be a Delightful Work of Children’s Lit
Vice-President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, with their pet bunny, Marlon Bundo, during a reception at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in…
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11 weeks ago
What’s the deal with Jerry Seinfeld?
Earlier this year, an old story about Matthew Broderick went viral. In 2009, Alex Cabana was on vacation with his family in Montauk. He and his daughter were…
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11 weeks ago
Art Prints | Society6
Art Shop Art Art Prints Framed Art Prints Canvas Prints Metal Prints Limited Editions Wall Tapestries Wall Clocks Collections Mother's Day Gifts Trending…
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11 weeks ago
How to Live Without Ecstasy Every Day | Laura Goode
As I write this, I am pregnant for the second time. The baby kicks me while I write, seeming eager to transcend his bounds, which are me. I learned from my…
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12 weeks ago
The Art of Enjoying The Burn
After inspecting my ankle, the doctor told me to strengthen it by doing a hundred calf raises a day. I try to do them whenever a few minutes present themselves:…
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12 weeks ago
12 Things Everyone Should Understand About Tech – Humane Tech – Medium
Tech is more important than ever, deeply affecting culture, politics and society. Given all the time we spend with our gadgets and apps, it’s essential to…
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12 weeks ago
Playing Video Games With My Son Isn’t What I Thought It Would Be
Photo: Minecraft How to Raise a Boy is a weeklong series centered around this urgent question in the era of Parkland, President Trump, and #MeToo. My dad left…
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march 2018
Building better men: how we can begin to redefine masculinity
‘We have to get a lot more deliberate if we want to transform masculinity into a healthy identity.’Illustration: Nathalie Lees I have a friend – let’s call him…
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march 2018
Bitcoin Is Ridiculous. Blockchain Is Dangerous
On the days when Bitcoin crashes, a holiday atmosphere takes over in my corners of the internet. People tweet screengrabs of Reddit fights. It’s always good fun…
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march 2018
Stuart Murdoch on the Power of Empathy
Belle & Sebastian has been a band now for over 20 years. Has your way of working within the band, or the general band dynamic, changed much over time? No, not…
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march 2018
Even in the era of super-clubs, football’s pleasure principle still holds | Barney Ronay
‘The game does work best, indeed only really works at all, when we get a sense of play and of joy’Illustration: Robin Hursthouse F irst impressions tend to…
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march 2018
Ichiro's return to Seattle won't resolve the battle raging within him
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's April 2 issue, The Dominant 20. Subscribe! Day 1: Feb. 4, 2018 "There is timing in the whole life of the warrior, in…
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march 2018
Every man should see a therapist
I was recently on a date with a guy that had a promising start. The conversation was flowing, and it was clear we were both attracted to each other. But before…
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march 2018
Silly Little Game - ESPN Films: 30 for 30
About Silly Little Game Film Summary Fantasy Sports is estimated to be a $4 billion industry that boasts over 30 million participants and a league for almost…
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march 2018
Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble
layer innocent nothing argue pottery winner cotton menu task slim merge maid T he sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an…
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february 2018
This Is How To Be Your Best Self: 3 Secrets Backed By Research - Barking Up The Wrong Tree
This Is How To Be Your Best Self: 3 Secrets Backed By Research *** Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book…
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february 2018
How to Live with Eczema (and Still Have a Life)
Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection Don't let this common skincare problem keep you inside this winter. Here is an insider tip about your friends and loved…
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february 2018
Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read
Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I…
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february 2018
“Black Panther” and the Invention of “Africa”
In Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther,” the hero and his antagonist are essentially duelling responses to five centuries of African exploitation at the hands of the…
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february 2018
Inside Facebook's Two Years of Hell
One day in late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook’s employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks. His message…
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february 2018
Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand
I f you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand . If you’re interested in how our current cultural anxieties – climate…
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february 2018
Last blog standing, “last guy dancing”: How Jason Kottke is thinking about kottke.org at 20
In 2013, Jason Kottke wrote a prediction for Nieman Lab’s year-end roundup: “ The blog is dead, long live the blog. ” Kottke was then (and still is) owner of…
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february 2018
The case against sidewalks
On a fall Saturday at Panorama High School, deep in Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley, an arborist fields questions about which street trees produce the most…
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february 2018
Kate Manne: The Shock Collar That Is Misogyny
What Elliot Rodger did on the evening of Friday, May 23, 2014, isn’t contested, but the reason he did it is. That night Rodger knocked on the door of a sorority…
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february 2018
My secret battle.
It was 28 th October, a few short weeks ago. It was about 11:10 on a Saturday afternoon and in twenty minutes time we were going live for Saturday lunchtime’s…
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february 2018
My Mom Is Burying My Children in Toys
Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email careandfeeding@slate.com. Dear Care and Feeding, Advertisement…
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february 2018
Rich Brian Is Taking Over the World—or Is the World Taking Over Rich Brian? | Pitchfork
Features Profile Rich Brian Is Taking Over the World—or Is the World Taking Over Rich Brian? How the 18-year-old Indonesian viral rap star once known as Rich…
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february 2018
How Being Open With My Wife About My Vulnerabilities Strengthened My Ego
I was carrying around this lie that I’m unworthy because I’m not the perfect provider. By Jan 26 2018, 4:49 PM Recommended Video Playlist Next Up This Little…
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february 2018
Quincy Jones on the Secret Michael Jackson and the Problem With Modern Pop
In both music and manner, Quincy Jones has always registered — from afar, anyway — as smooth, sophisticated, and impeccably well-connected. (That’s what earning…
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february 2018
How dangerous is Jordan B Peterson, the rightwing professor who 'hit a hornets' nest'?
Psychology Since his confrontation with Cathy Newman, the Canadian academic’s book has become a bestseller. But his arguments are riddled with ‘pseudo-facts’…
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february 2018
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