Amy Ferguson

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We asked 12 mass killers: 'What would have stopped you?'

In America today, mass shootings remain the most terrible metric that distinguishes the country from the rest of the world. And thanks to a 22-year …

Mass Shootings

'They would've lost them anyway': Trump comforts farmers losing farms due to tariffs

There's just no words for how incomprehensibly out of touch Donald Trump is with the havoc he and his trade policies are wreaking on farmers. Here's …

Donald Trump

The Bullet in My Arm

I grew up in a gun-loving town in Alabama. My grandfather’s store sells firearms. But only after I was shot did I begin to understand America’s complicated relationship with guns.<p>I was shot on a Sunday. It was late and it was hot and I was 21, on my way home from dinner during summer break. I’d …

Gun Control

5 Men’s Dress Shoes So Comfortable, They Actually Feel Like Sneakers

Dress shoes are a staple in any guy’s closet — and when it comes to quality, they should be just as comfortable as they are stylish. Whether you’re …

Shoes

The best shows on Netflix right now (September 2018)

Netflix has a treasure trove of terrific movies that you can stream right now, but if you’re looking for more than just a two-hour commitment, it’s …

Mad Men

The Best Trader Joe's Products Of All Time

If you've got a Trader Joe's in your neighborhood, chances are it's your go-to supermarket. It's cheap, convenient, and the snacks are unbeatable. It …

Trader Joe's

The Best Ways to React to Your Crying Toddler, According to an Expert

<i>The following story, written by Renee Jain, was originally published on GoZen.</i><p>It's no secret that hearing our kids cry makes us uncomfortable. Just think about how anxious you feel when your little one tears up without an obvious reason. We know that a newborn's main way to communicate is to cry, …

Parenting

Barack Obama’s Eulogy for John McCain

“What better way to honor John McCain’s life of service than, as best we can, follow his example.”<p><i>Former President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy Saturday morning honoring the life of John McCain, who died last week after a decades-long career in the Senate. In a pair of surprise requests last</i> …

Barack Obama

Here are 16 tips to help you be better at ‘adulting’

<b>What are some of your top tips for adulting well?</b><p>I’m 30 now and I’d say that I’ve been “Adulting Well” for about 7 years.<p>As a result, I own a …

Self-improvement

Trump claims double standard in Cohen campaign finance violation charge

President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed he is the victim of a double standard, complaining that he has been unfairly scrutinized in the wake of his former attorney's guilty plea related to campaign finance law violations, even though former President Barack Obama "easily settled" his own …

Campaign Finance

Inside Twitter’s Struggle Over What Gets Banned

SAN FRANCISCO — With his arms folded, Jack Dorsey paced back and forth in a conference room at Twitter’s headquarters on Friday afternoon.<p>In a rare look inside one of the social media company’s policy meetings, the Twitter chief executive gathered with 18 colleagues, including the safety team, to …

Social Media

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Critical Thinking

10 must-have social media tools for artists and designers

In 2018, there are many ways to harness social media to benefit your career. You might use it to attract attention, make money, win clients, lure …

50 Things to See and Do in New York City

Tiffany & Co. has been a fixture on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in Manhattan since it opened its doors on October 21, 1940, but it …

How to impress with your design portfolio

Michael Johnson, founder of Johnson Banks, is known for his strong opinions. So it's no wonder that he knows exactly what he's looking for in a …

The Trouble With Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp isn’t here yet. Still, his presence is all around the 10,500-square-foot rented mansion at 16 Bishopswood Road in London’s Highgate …

5 Things You Absolutely Must To Do Before You Design Your Logo

I recently gave a presentation on branding and marketing as part of Career Day at my son’s school. Having to tailor my presentation to make sense for kids ages 5 to 12, I decided to open with a game of identifying logos. I held up a card with a logo printed on it, and the kids were told to shout …

Entrepreneurship

The 4 best new movie podcasts to listen to right now 

All have debuted in the past year, and all take a look at film from new and compelling angles.<p>Few discussion topics lend themselves as well to the podcast format as movies.<p>The inherent, closed-off nature of movies — you spend two hours or so in the dark and get told a hopefully complete story — …

Podcasting

10 Design Podcasts You Should Download Right Now

That's right, you can learn about design without pictures!<p>Design podcasts are an excellent way to get inspired on your commute or while lounging on a weekend morning. That's right, <i>design</i> podcasts—there's actually quite a lot you can learn and enjoy about visual arts and architecture through …

Los Angeles

Here’s Your Cheat Sheet to Happiness

Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course …

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

These 10 Thought-Provoking Documentaries on Hulu Are Actually Worth Your Time

By now, it should come as no surprise that we're fans of documentaries here at MyDomaine headquarters. We've previously shared the travel …

Documentaries

What Happened in Vegas

It is Monday evening, less than 24 hours after Stephen Paddock — an isolated, shadowy 64-year-old retired tax auditor and postal worker from …

11 podcasts that will make you smarter over Memorial Day weekend

What you should be listening to in the car, on a plane, or at home.<p>If last Saturday was for the royal wedding, this Saturday (and the two days that follow) are for travel, sun, and barbecues — part of the admittedly non-intuitive way Americans remember fallen soldiers. Memorial Day is upon us, and …

Foreign Policy

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-help

7 Musicians’ Podcasts You Need to Hear

Questlove’s ‘Questlove Supreme’<p><b>Format:</b> An energetic host, Questlove leads fun interviews that dig into the nitty-gritty of his favorite songs by his …

An Ex-Drug Kingpin on How Real Breaking Bad Is

<b>Breaking Bad's bloody blend</b> of Bunsen burners and broken bodies has already won it critical acclaim and a committed fan base, but what we wanted to know is if the series, finishing its run in a few short weeks, has also managed to remain true to its depiction of the drug trade. To find out, we …

Ranking: Every Arctic Monkeys Album from Worst to Best

Arctic Monkeys<p><i>Welcome to Dissected, where we disassemble a band’s catalog, a director’s filmography, or some other critical pop-culture collection in</i> …

5 signs your job is right for you, even if you don't feel like it

There's a reason work is called work — it's not always fun.<p>But while it's easy to fixate on the everyday annoyances of your job, you should also be …

Employment

See Arcade Fire Play ‘Dog Days Are Over’ With Florence Welch in London

Arcade Fire added to their string of location-specific, guest-featuring live cover songs in London Friday night by having Florence and the Machine’s …