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Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Black Lives Matter

32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

Just in time for the holidays.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What's the right balance between privacy and self-discovery?<p>Research …

Education Technology

Texting is forcing us to confront some uncomfortable truths about our weird personalities

A friend of mine had a baby a little while ago, her second. Her brother texted me a photograph of big sister Anna (one year old) staring at little brother Quinn (one day old) with the most incredible expression on her face: this mixture of excitement and happiness and utter bewilderment, and, …

Text Messaging

The I-5 Killer

Photo Illustration by Stephen Skalocky<p>With the 428th pick in the 1974 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers selected. . . one of the most violent killers …

Crime

The Binge Breaker

Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop.<p>On a recent evening in San Francisco, Tristan Harris, a former product philosopher at Google, took a name tag from a man in pajamas called “Honey Bear” and wrote down his pseudonym for the night: …

Computer Science

The Care and Keeping of Notebooks: A Reading List

I found my favorite notebook—a red Moleskine, narrow-ruled, hardback—at the Harvard Book Store while on vacation. I liked its bold color. Someone had …

The wild era that changed what we wear

The Jazz Age was a wild era that changed the way we dress and how we live our lives to this day, writes Lindsay Baker.<p>“It was an age of miracles,” F Scott Fitzgerald wrote in his essay Echoes of the Jazz Age. “It was an age of art, it was an age of excess.” In his fiction, the author beguilingly …

Coco Chanel

Twin Palms: British photographer creates feminist satire of 1960s California

In Twin Palms, California, a feminist revolution is about to erupt.<p>The year is 1967 and the town's young female inhabitants have been gripped by a …

How To Make Your DIY Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox

This article looks at how to make a DIY smartphone projector and offers some practical advice to readers.

5 (nice) ways to get people to talk

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mind games can be stealthy weapons. Perhaps no one knows this better than Eric Maddox.<p>Today, Maddox is as an independent business consultant. But more than a decade ago, he was the U.S. Army interrogator who used mind games to find the most sought after fugitive of the Iraq War — Saddam …

National Security

'I worried people would forget about me': can teenagers survive without social media?

Young people now spend hours a day on social media: so what happened when we asked seven teenagers to switch off?<p>Sixteen-year-old Henry Button is Skyping while bouncing up and down on a big pilates ball. “I sleep with my phone on my pillow. It’s the first thing I reach for when I wake up in the …

Social Media

Suzanne Corkin, who studied the mind of a man with no memory, dies at 79

In 1953, a surgeon in Hartford, Conn., was searching for a way to ease the debilitating epileptic seizures of one of his patients, a young man named Henry Molaison. The surgeon, William Beecher Scoville, extracted two finger-sized portions from the temporal lobe on each side of the brain.<p>The …

The Brain

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Parenting

When Children With Autism Grow Up

I was 23 and needed a summer job; he was 21 and needed full-time support. He's one of an estimated half million people diagnosed with autism who are soon becoming adults — and who society is entirely unprepared for.

Los Angeles Without a Car? It's About to Get Easier Than Ever (And We'll Show You How)

When the westbound Expo Line train glides into Santa Monica's Downtown station on May 20, the future of Los Angeles will have arrived. For the first time since the 1950s, that world-famous coastline will be back on the Southland's slowly-growing rail transit grid. With this and more exciting …

California

45 Everyday Phrases Coined By Shakespeare

April 23rd is generally considered to be a good day to celebrate the birth of England’s greatest poet and playwright, <b>William Shakespeare</b>. This is …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Quora

Autism symptoms can be reversed, MIT study finds

A new study published Wednesday in the weekly journal “Nature” proved the tremendous power of the brain when it indicated it might be possible to …

Autism

How 'Textual Chemistry' Is Changing Dating

My friend and I had just seen a play and, like everyone else in the theater, I took out my phone as the curtain came down. Waiting for me were five …

Relationships

Do you hog the armrest, swear loudly or rush off the aircraft first? Infographic reveals plane passengers' top 10 worst habits

• <b>London City Airport has surveyed travellers and highlighted the top ten worst behaviours of 'plane strangers'</b>• <b><br>63 per cent consider passengers</b> …

London City Airport

Bilingual kids have multiple advantages, no matter what the languages are

We live in a world of great linguistic diversity. More than half of the world’s population grows up with more than one language. There are, on the other hand, language communities that are monolingual, typically some parts of the English-speaking world.<p>In this case, bilingualism or multilingualism …

Language Learning

I survived the deadliest day in Everest’s history, and I’m still surviving it

Promotional posters for the new <i>Everest</i> movie recently appeared in New York City subway stations, and these days I travel to and from work with a strange lump in my throat.<p><i>Everest</i>, which opens in wide release in the US today (Sept. 25), is based on the true story of how eight people died in a storm …

Mountaineering
Donald Trump

How Oliver Sacks Helped Introduce The World To Autism

Autism and its many forms may be widely discussed today, but it wasn't until the famed neurologist and writer told the story of identical twins George and Charles Fin in his book The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. Sacks died Sunday from cancer. He was 82.<p>In 1966, a young neurologist began …

42 easily confused English terms that make global travelers look ridiculous

Geography is hard. Even for those of us who grew up eating every meal over a Rand McNally world map placemat, there are a lot of terms to remember. And confuse. Often, it seems people may not be aware they are using a specific term incorrectly—hence the overwhelmingly positive reception to Terry …

Language