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The female price of male pleasure

The world is disturbingly comfortable with the fact that women sometimes leave a sexual encounter in tears.<p>When <i>Babe.net</i> published a pseudonymous …

The Food Films We're Excited to Watch in 2018

Grab the (gourmet) popcorn and feast your eyes on these gastro-friendly flicks<p>The next best thing to eating food …well, it’s cooking. But the third …

Work has ruled our lives for centuries, and it does so today more than ever. But a new generation of thinkers insists there is an alternative. By Andy Beckett<p>Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday …

Commuting

The Art of the Dinner Party

Menus from our Eat columnists, conversation tips, dream guest lists from star hosts and more.

Dinner

Choose Holiday Traditions That Serve You

Holidays are holidays and traditions are traditions.But traditions are not the holiday. And this is an important distinction.Traditions help us …

Personal Finance

You Don't Have To Be Who You Were Yesterday

If I asked you who you are, what would you say? I promise that’s not a flippant or loaded question. A lot of what we think and feel about our …

Women Aren't Nags—We're Just Fed Up

Feminism

31 ideas for October hygge

<b>Collect conkers</b><br>I’ve already done my conker collection this year, but if you haven’t, you’d better get a move on, as there haven’t been many left on …

How to Fix a Bad Mood: Book a Vacation

The science is in: Bad weather puts you in a bad mood.<p>A study released this week from an environmental economist at Stanford University investigated …

VICE

The Healthy Salad You Need To Make ASAP

I can’t take full credit for this recipe — it was inspired by an amazing dish I tried at a neighborhood café here in Austin called Epicerie. But I …

The Art of Spotting “Sleepers,” the Misattributed Masterpieces That Earn Dealers Millions

Rembrandt van Rijn, <i>Rembrandt Laughing,</i> 1628. Courtesy of the Getty Museum.Rembrandt van Rijn, <i>Unconscious Patient (Allegory of Smell)</i>, 1624-25. Image …

A Short Distance from Southie, but a World Away

<i>Tara Wanda Merrigan | Longreads | September 2017 | 14 minutes (3,431 words)</i> South Boston, my first world, extends out on the Boston Harbor like an …

How to Read This Blog

“[F]or just one second, look at your life and see how perfect it is. Stop looking for the next secret door that is going to lead you to your real …

Thrifting

This is What it Means to Belong

Over the summer, a friend invited me to come along to a writing workshop. This sounds like a good plan, right? They were a group of writers, and I …

This Hairy Beer Belly Fanny Pack Will Give You the Dad Bod You Always Wanted

Finally, the coveted and ever-so-trendy dad bod has become attainable to all.<p>The DadBag, a fanny pack that gives you the illusion of having a …

Synchronized

Inspired by the sterile swimming pools, built during the Socialist Era of her native country Slovakia, photographer Maria Svarbova has created a …

The Tater Tot Is American Ingenuity at Its Finest

F. Nephi Grigg had an unbeatable scheme. Nephi and his brother Golden had travelled 2,883 miles from the tiny Oregon border town where they ran their frozen potato company to the white sparkling sands of Miami Beach.<p>This was 1954. The Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami was the new shining jewel on …

Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson and the Ways We Talk About Our Past

<i>It has been 20 years since the historian Annette Gordon-Reed published “Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy,” a book that successfully challenged the prevailing perceptions of both figures. In a piece for The New York Times Book Review, submitted just before the tragic</i> …

The World's Longest Zip Line Will Reach Speeds of 80 Miles Per Hour

You don’t need wings to fly.<p>At the tallest point of the Jebel Jais mountain in the United Arab Emirates, thrill seekers can finally know how it feels …

The Five Best French Apéritifs + Everything You Need to Know about the French Apéro!

Me. After a late-afternoon swim on my balcony in Collioure, during that magical time of the day called the apéro.<i>What is an apéritif? Is there a</i> …

NASA Confirms Earth Will Experience 15 Days Of Darkness In November 2017

There have been many reports about the changes our planet Earth could endure in the months and years to come but many of them didn’t really pan out, …

The difference between looking extraordinary and being extraordinary

Social media is filled with people posting pictures of themselves in luxurious or exotic places, posing at their most flattering angle, and laughing with a gaggle of fabulous people. But we all know it ain’t so. The desire to constantly present an exaggerated and enviable existence while totally …

The Part of Freelancing That No One Talks About

February 22, 2017<p>Working as a freelancer can sound like a total dream: You can work when you want, <i>where</i> you want, and take on projects you actually …

Employment

Inside the Lab That's Quantifying Happiness

In Mississippi, people tweet about cake and cookies an awful lot; in Colorado, it’s noodles. In Mississippi, the most-tweeted activity is eating; in Colorado, it’s running, skiing, hiking, snowboarding, and biking, in that order. In other words, the two states fall on opposite ends of the behavior …

What Flights Used to Cost in the 'Golden Age' of Air Travel

Flying is actually cheaper and better than it's ever been.<p>In spite of all our complaints about smaller seats, poor customer service, and the burn of …

Before the Internet

Before the Internet, you would just sit in an armchair with a book open on your lap, staring into space or staring at a decorative broom on the wall—kind of shifting back and forth between those two modes of being.<p>Before the Internet, you might take it upon yourself to do a drawing. You’d quietly …

Giving up alcohol opened my eyes to the infuriating truth about why women drink

I’m newly sober and dog-paddling through the booze all around me. It’s summer, and Whole Foods has planted rosé throughout the store. Rosé is great with fish! And strawberries! And vegan protein powder! (Okay, I made that last one up.) At the office, every desk near mine has a bottle of wine or …

Self-help