From group oyster-shell bagging to a naked bike ride, some Earth Day events are more colorful than the standard festivals and tree plantings. When Earth Day began in 1970, the dire state of cities had
In May 1984, an official from the Trump Organization called to tell me how rich Donald J. Trump was. I was reporting for the Forbes 400, the magazine’s annual ranking of America’s richest people, for third
From Kazuo Ishiguro’s laconic intimations to Mark Twain’s garrulous energy, these are masterclasses in the difficult art of beginning Sometimes I want an opening to slap me in the face; other times I’d
June 21st is National Writing Day, a celebration of writing creatively that aims to encourage people of all ages to 'put pen to paper, unleash their imagination and make their voices heard'. A number events
According to a new analysis by Zillow, paint color should definitely be a change you consider. After analyzing more than 32,000 listing photos of homes that have sold across the US, Zillow came up with
Grid game strong. When you go on holiday, there's nothing quite like feeling the sun on your shoulders, the sand between your toes and the inevitable Instagram envy you induce amongst all your friends.
Can billions of dollars’ worth of high-tech research succeed in making death optional? On a velvety March evening in Mandeville Canyon, high above the rest of Los Angeles, Norman Lear’s living room was
In her first live performance of 2017, Lana Del Rey played a secret show at Texas conference SXSW. The singer debuted her most recent release, “Love” for the Austin crowd, and played eight other fan favourites.
The receptionist at the Institute of Media Innovation, at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, is a smiling brunette called Nadine. From a distance, nothing about her appearance seems unusual.
First, we looked coast to coast to find the most famous book set in every state. Now we're hitting the books to discover the most famous author from every state. Not all the choices were cut and dry. qualify
Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood takes us behind the scenes of the latest J.K. Rowling fantasy world. With voting open for this year’s Oscars, we’re taking a closer look at some of the craftspeople
In 2008, 27-year-old Londoner Richard Pierson was burned out from his career marketing Axe deodorant at a major agency. He switched to freelance, but felt so much anxiety he struggled to go out in public.