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'We're moving to higher ground': America's era of climate mass migration is here
A fter her house flooded for the third year in a row, Elizabeth Boineau was ready to flee. She packed her possessions into dozens of boxes, tried not to think…
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Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It
Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior. That's…
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22 hours ago
7 strategies to keep your phone from taking over your life
Raúl Soria We’re distracted like never before — and our phones are probably the biggest culprit. But there is a way you can live with one and still get things…
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3 days ago
Beth Moore Is Risking Her Evangelical Empire
Andy Friedman When Beth Moore arrived in Houston in the 1980s, she found few models for young women who wanted to teach scripture. Many conservative Christian…
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3 days ago
Ask a Clean Person: The Stain Trifecta
Having the tits that I have, i.e. enormous, I inevitably ruin new shirts by getting food/coffee/etc. on my front. Spraying them with Shout does not seem to…
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Ask Polly: ‘My Parents Don’t Love Me!’
The Cut’s advice columnist Heather Havrilesky answers readers’ questions about how to be in the world. Got a question for Polly? Email askpolly@nymag.com .…
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The Borderline Mother
The Borderline Mother The Brutal Womb and the Child of the Borderline Posted May 08, 2014 Source: iStock.com “I wish my mother was dead…is that a terrible thing…
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6 days ago
An Oral History of Apple's Infinite Loop
In the early 1990s, Apple decided to expand its Cupertino headquarters by building a new, grander campus. Steve Jobs, who was forced out of the company in the…
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7 days ago
Utilities have a problem: the public wants 100% renewable energy, and quick
American as apple pie. Shutterstock Renewable energy is hot. It has incredible momentum, not only in terms of deployment and costs but in terms of public…
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8 days ago
Kids Don’t Damage Women’s Careers — Men Do – Jessica Valenti – Medium
O ne of the most pernicious modern myths about motherhood is that having kids will damage your career. Women are told that we need to choose between our jobs or…
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10 days ago
There’s No Discrimination in Baseball!
Historically girls have been excluded from baseball and pushed into softball instead. Baseball for All seeks to change that, empowering girls to stay in the…
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11 days ago
Decision-Making Should Be a Required Course in Every High School
W hen I look back at the first quarter-century of my life in school, it’s hard not to be astounded at the sheer range of subjects I was taught: grammar,…
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13 days ago
How to Teach White Kids About Race
Gretchen Ertl / Reuters When Margaret Hagerman was trying to recruit white affluent families as subjects for the research she was doing on race, one prospective…
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16 days ago
The Belief You Didn’t Know That’s Fueling Your Body Shame
Hillary McBride | June 25, 2018 | Growth One time, I tried to count how long in my short life I had spent feeling shame about my body. The edges of the moments…
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What it is Like to Celebrate Mass
I come from a very devout Catholic family, and when I was growing up we went to Mass every day—not just on Sundays. When I was very small Mass was just boring.…
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16 days ago
Deleting Instagram, Installing Instagram: The Vicious Circle
7:45 A.M.Awaken to birds chirping. Today is full of possibilities!
7:46 A.M.Roll over and catch enchanting glow of Instagram notification. Open app and marvel…
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16 days ago
Ayami Sato is the best female baseball player on Earth. She might be the greatest who ever lived.
WBSC/Facebook The comparison between Japan's utterly dominant women's baseball team and the frustratingly triumphant New York Yankees is almost too easy. They…
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16 days ago
The Alternative to Thinking All the Time
One evening last week, I was sitting on my front stoop waiting for a friend to come over. I brought a book out with me, but instead of reading I just sat there…
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18 days ago
Listening for Silence With the Headphones Off | Pitchfork
Features Resonant Frequency Listening for Silence With the Headphones Off After years of escaping into music, writer Mark Richardson finds out what it feels…
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18 days ago
The #1 Office Perk? Natural Light
Wong/Unsplash The news headlines about what perks or elements of office design make for a great employee experience seem to be dominated by fads — think…
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19 days ago
Every single emotion
“Kids practice every single emotion they’re ever going to use on anybody on you .” — Tony Millionaire This morning novelist Laura Lippman , author of Sunburn ,…
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20 days ago
How the Trans Mountain pipeline became a political dumpster fire - Macleans.ca
Chris Turner is a Calgary-based writer who focuses on energy and climate change. His latest book is The Patch: The People, Pipelines, and Politics of the Oil…
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21 days ago
DON'T MENTION IT
The New Yorker , April 15, 2002 P. 36 I suppose Kenny Shopsin, who runs a small restaurant a couple of blocks from where I live in Greenwich Village, could…
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21 days ago
Opinion | How to Make a Big Decision
In July 1838, Charles Darwin, then 29, sat down to make a decision that would alter the course of his life. The decision he was wrestling with was not related…
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22 days ago
No helmets, no problem: how the Dutch created a casual biking culture
In 2010, Chris and Melissa Bruntlett sold their cars and began transporting their family of four around Vancouver, BC, by bike. They noticed that bicyclists’…
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27 days ago
Opinion | Happy Children Do Chores
Children should do chores. That’s a controversial premise, though not everyone will admit it. A few parents will declare outright that their children are “too…
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4 weeks ago
“Sight” and The Pleasures of Overthinking Motherhood | The New Yorker
Jessie Greengrass’s début, “Sight,” is a dazzling, obsessive entry in a burgeoning genre. Photograph by Sophie Davidson About the resolution of the big question…
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4 weeks ago
When We Eat, or Don’t Eat, May Be Critical for Health
Nutrition scientists have long debated the best diet for optimal health. But now some experts believe that it’s not just what we eat that’s critical for good…
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5 weeks ago
A father's letter to an infant daughter: 'I wanted my last name to be a burden' - Macleans.ca
Amna, you have to know: your name was built carefully, with great tenderness. Craft and thought and meditation went into choosing it for you. The whole thing…
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Finding new music in the algorithm age
Personalized recommendations, sponsored playlists, and the dominance of streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music have changed the experience of music…
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5 weeks ago
The Unlikely Activists Who Took On Silicon Valley — and Won
Credit Photo illustration by Delcan & Co. By The way Alastair Mactaggart usually tells the story of his awakening — the way he told it even before he became the…
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5 weeks ago
The Untold Story of the World’s First Photograph – Airbnb Magazine – Medium
And the man who took it. Words by John Jeremiah Sullivan Photographs by Joakim Eskildsen Illustrations by Leanne Shapton Today’s view from the window at Le…
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5 weeks ago
5 thoughts on self-help
This week vlogger Leena Norms included Steal Like An Artist on her list of “ Top 10 Self Help Books that ACTUALLY HELP .” I was especially taken with her…
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5 weeks ago
The Scientist Who Scrambled Darwin’s Tree of Life
Credit Illustration by Michael Houtz On Nov. 3, 1977, a new scientific revolution was heralded to the world — but it came cryptically, in slightly confused…
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5 weeks ago
A New Citizen Decides to Leave the Tumult of Trump’s America
Illustration by Eleni Kalorkoti I have been thinking lately about a letter that I received from President Barack Obama in the fall of 2011. In it, he offered me…
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6 weeks ago
Beyoncé in Her Own Words: Her Life, Her Body, Her Heritage
Pregnancy & Body Acceptance After the birth of my first child, I believed in the things society said about how my body should look. I put pressure on myself to…
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6 weeks ago
Introducing Tirzah, Who Is Breathing New Life Into Love Songs | Pitchfork
The UK singer-songwriter’s tender observations are framed by her best friend and collaborator Mica Levi’s offbeat sonic edge. Photos by Alexandra Waespi by…
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6 weeks ago
Intentional Life List - Cultivate What Matters
Intentional Life List Welcome to a fresh start! We know that a little intentional forethought goes a long way and that saying no to one thing gives you the…
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6 weeks ago
Disintegration Loops and Simplesongs | Pitchfork
Mark Richardson discusses the music that has shaded his memories of 9/11. by Executive Editor Resonant Frequency Experimental Electronic Rock September 9 2011…
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7 weeks ago
Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change
Losing Earth Prologue Part One Part Two Epilogue Thirty years ago, we had a chance to save the planet. The science of climate change was settled. The world was…
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7 weeks ago
A Spectre is Haunting Unicode
In 1978 Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade andIndustry established the encoding that would later be known as JIS X 0208, which stillserves as an important…
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8 weeks ago
How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions
Jerome Jacobson and his network of mobsters, psychics, strip club owners, and drug traffickers won almost every prize for 12 years, until the FBI launched…
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8 weeks ago
The Octonion Math That Could Underpin Physics | Quanta Magazine
fundamental physics The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature By Natalie Wolchover July 20, 2018 New findings are fueling an old suspicion that…
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8 weeks ago
Growing towards the Light
How do you think of yourself, as British or Scottish? Scottish, but with English and Welsh connections. My father’s roots were in the Borders and the Highlands…
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8 weeks ago
Talking With Laura June About Motherhood, Addiction, And Identity
"It's almost like dying," Laura June tells me over the phone, searching for the right metaphor for what she says is the "extremely common, important life…
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8 weeks ago
How to Notice and Avoid Dark Patterns Online
Image: Richard Leeming (Flickr) Have you ever noticed how online accounts are incredibly easy to sign up for, but can be hair-pullingly difficult to close?…
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8 weeks ago
What Is This Thing Called Design?
Sometimes you need to explain what design is to people who don’t understand it, but need to. This is the situation I found myself in this week: I’ve been…
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8 weeks ago
Talking J Dilla, Kamasi, and the Hybrid Future of Jazz with Playing Changes Author Nate Chinen | Pitchfork
In his forthcoming book Playing Changes: Jazz for the New Century , critic Nate Chinen makes a strong argument that we’re living through a deceptively rich time…
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8 weeks ago
'You Can Still Make Websites Nowadays': A Talk with the Pioneering Internet Art Collective JODI -
Installation view, JODI at And/Or Gallery in Pasadena. AND/OR GALLERY A labyrinth of cryptic digital aesthetics, the website of the Netherlands-based collective…
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8 weeks ago
The bloody clash that changed Britain
O n the morning of 16 August 1819, an immense crowd poured into Manchester, perhaps the largest the town had ever seen. They came in an orderly and peaceful…
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8 weeks ago
The open-plan office is a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad idea
Not because there aren’t people who actually enjoy working in an open office, there are. Quite a few, actually. But they’re in the distinct minority. The vast…
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9 weeks ago
Library Rules: How to make an open office plan work
They’re mostly terrible, but there’s room for smart choices. Last week, DHH skewered the open office floor plan . He was right. But wait, we have an open office…
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9 weeks ago
Unadulterated Joy: An Oral History of ‘Step Brothers’
The most hilarious, exhausting movie of the 21st century was, ironically, conceived as a cool-down. In the mid-2000s, Adam McKay and Will Ferrell were drained.…
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9 weeks ago
Opinion: How Not To Talk About Race And Genetics
opinion How Not To Talk About Race And Genetics Race has long been a potent way of defining differences between human beings. But science and the categories it…
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9 weeks ago
Tour de France riders put their bodies through hell. An expert explains
The Tour de France is probably the most physically demanding major sporting event in the world. Over 23 days and 21 stages, riders burn an average of roughly…
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9 weeks ago
Was A Singer – Ryan Jordan – Medium
Promotional photo from Paper Bag Records In the moments before playing the final song of the night, on the last show of the tour, the last tour as a band, Frog…
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9 weeks ago
A Sense of Appreciation Is the Single Most Sustainable Motivator at Work
Illustration by Jade Schulz . Work can be a thankless task—literally. Despite the fact that most of us probably spend more time with our co-workers than anyone…
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9 weeks ago
The Anthony Bourdain Interview
Anthony Bourdain had started smoking again, was the first thing I noticed as he sat down with me last February. He was a bit hung over from a recent working…
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9 weeks ago
The Power of Positive People
Credit Lorraine Sorlet Are you spending time with the right people for your health and happiness? While many of us focus primarily on diet and exercise to…
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9 weeks ago
4 Pregnancy-Safe Exercises to Add to Your Routine
#1: Shoulder straightener How to do it Squeeze your shoulder blades together (while sitting or standing). Hold for 10 seconds. Repeat a few times during the…
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10 weeks ago
The Personal Business of Being Laid Off | Hazlitt
When I need comfort and familiarity, I cycle through five or so different movies I’ve seen at least a half dozen times each. Nora Ephron’s 1998 classic You’ve…
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10 weeks ago
“I Was Devastated”: The Man Who Created the World Wide Web Has Some Regrets
Tim Berners-Lee, photographed in Amsterdam. Grooming by Patricia Van Heumen. Photograph by Olaf Blecker. “For people who want to make sure the Web serves…
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11 weeks ago
Disposable America
MirageC / Getty A straw is a simple thing. It’s a tube, a conveyance mechanism for liquid. The defining characteristic of the straw is the emptiness inside it.…
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11 weeks ago
In Praise of Being Washed
In April, Beyoncé headlined Coachella, in what turned out to be one of those grand cultural moments that come around less and less frequently these days. Late…
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11 weeks ago
The Fred Rogers We Know | Hazlitt
Image via Youtube This is the Fred Rogers we know: a thin, wholesome man straight out of a small-town pulpit, with a gentle manner, who looks directly at us,…
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12 weeks ago
Ut queant laxis - Wikipedia
A version of " Ut queant laxis " " Ut queant laxis " or " Hymnus in Ioannem " is a Latin hymn in honour of John the Baptist written in Horatian Sapphics [1] and…
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june 2018
What the left gets wrong about Jordan Peterson | J Oliver Conroy
‘Immersing oneself in the Peterson fandom sphere is a perspective-changing experience’.Illustration: Rob Dobi for the Guardian P erhaps you’ve heard of Jordan…
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june 2018
In the Capital of Electronic Music, Women Rule the Scene
BERLIN — Not long after 4 a.m. on a recent Sunday, Kerstin Egert (a.k.a. Tama Sumo), a resident D.J. of the revered techno club Berghain, was playing to a…
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june 2018
The age of patriarchy: how an unfashionable idea became a rallying cry for feminism today
O n 7 January this year, the alt-right insurgent Steve Bannon turned on his TV in Washington DC to watch the Golden Globes. The mood of the event was sombre. It…
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june 2018
Elizabeth May explains what's next
It's the end of a tumultuous session of Canadian politics in Ottawa. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, on the front lines of the battle against the climate…
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june 2018
Review: The Authoritarian Populism of “Incredibles 2”
What’s chilling about “Incredibles 2” is its vision of born leaders with an unimpeachable moral compass to whom all right-thinking people should swear…
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june 2018
It Can Happen Here
They Thought They Were Free: The Germans, 1933–45 by Milton Mayer, with a new afterword by Richard J. Evans Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the…
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june 2018
The Death of a Once Great City | Harper's Magazine
N ew York has been my home for more than forty years, from the year after the city’s supposed nadir in 1975, when it nearly went bankrupt. I have seen all the…
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june 2018
The good men: inside the all-male group taking on modern masculinity
Alex Cameron facilitates a group called The Huddle, where men in Toronto talk about men’s issues.Photograph: Gary William Ogle for the Guardian O n a warm…
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june 2018
Leave those kids alone: 'helicopter parenting' linked to behavioural problems
At some point you have to let your children go.Photograph: Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images Children whose parents are over-controlling “helicopter parents”…
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june 2018
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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june 2018
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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june 2018
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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june 2018
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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june 2018
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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june 2018
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