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Charlotte Brontë sketch identified as self-portrait

Experts say author made drawing, sketched on her school atlas, years before writing Jane Eyre in which protagonist draws herself in similar fashion<p>A sketch of a woman’s head by Charlotte Brontë, previously thought to be of another pupil drawn while the author was at boarding school in Brussels, has …

5 Astronauts Told Us Their Most Terrifying Moments In Space

Quick thinking doesn't come close to capturing it...<p>During Chris Hadfield’s first flight, he and his fellow astronauts had to navigate a quarter-million-pound shuttle toward a target the size of a coffee cup saucer on the Russian Mir Space Station.<p>Hadfield’s job was to relay the speed and range …

Carnegie bought a university. So did Stanford. Now, it’s Apple’s turn.

Apple has more than $205 billion in cash. What should they do with the money? Apple should buy a university and rebuild it from the ground up.<p>In recent years, some private equity firms have bought universities and turned them into for-profits. The for-profit model, however, has yet to produce a …

Nonprofits

You Only Have Three More Weekends to Enjoy Fall Foliage in Amtrak’s Glass Dome Cars

Passengers riding on Amtrak’s Adirondack route, which runs between Albany and Montreal, have the opportunity for a unique view of this season’s …

“Empire”: TV’s Contemporary-Art Gallery

In 2014, weeks before the pilot was shot for “Empire,” the soapy Fox musical drama, Lee Daniels, the show’s creator, reached out to the artist Kehinde Wiley to ask for permission to include his work in the new project. “He didn’t know if it was going to be the biggest car wreck or the biggest …

Hip-hop Music

Joe Jackson, Past, Present, and Fast Forward

Recently, Joe Jackson, who gave us “Steppin’ Out,” “Is She Really Going Out with Him?,” and other brilliantly agitated New Wave masterworks, released “Fast Forward,” his twentieth studio album. He also began a national tour; he comes to New York next week. “Fast Forward” falls into a rare and …

Joe Jackson