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19 Best Documentaries of 2018 - New Documentary Movies

1 'Won’t You Be My Neighbor?'<p>Shoes off. Sweaters on. Let the freaking out commence. Morgan Neville, who won an Oscar for "Twenty Feet from Stardom," …

Fred Rogers

Inside Evernote’s brain

As it refreshes its brand, the company behind the note-taking app reflects on its past, present, and future–and the true meaning of “Remember everything.”<p>“Why the hell are we here today?”<p>Chris O’Neill, Evernote’s CEO, is addressing an audience made up of the company’s employees in a tent pitched on …

Productivity

The Girls Fighting Stereotypes in the World of Scholastic Chess

At an all-girl tournament, the players don’t worry about whispers or disrespect—they focus on the game they love to play. Video by Jenny Schweitzer.<p>As an avid amateur chess player who often has multiple online games going at once, I love the challenge on the board, puzzling out my next move during …

Stereotypes

What Your Boss Could Learn by Reading the Whole Company’s Emails

Employee emails contain valuable insights into company morale—and might even serve as an early-warning system for uncovering malfeasance.<p>When Andrew Fastow, the former chief financial officer of Enron, finishes a public-speaking gig these days, a dozen or so people from the audience are typically …

Analytics

The terrible 'what if': how OCD makes every day a matter of life or death

OCD is often called the 'doubting disease' because deep down, the sufferer knows the thoughts are irrational.<p>The first time I thought someone contaminated my food was at the Paramus Park mall food court when I was 12. As the employee handed me an extra gooey Cinnabon nestled in crinkly tissue, I …

Mental Health

Beyoncé in Her Own Words: Her Life, Her Body, Her Heritage

Pregnancy & Body Acceptance<p>After the birth of my first child, I believed in the things society said about how my body should look. I put pressure on myself to lose all the baby weight in three months, and scheduled a small tour to assure I would do it. Looking back, that was crazy. I was still …

Earrings

These Are America’s White-Collar Dreamers

Seventeen years later, Congress is still struggling with the debate over the fate of the Dreamers.<p>It started in 2001, with bipartisan legislation …

Immigration

The Tao of Tiffany Haddish: ‘If They're Not Talking About You, Then You're Not Doing Your Job’

At the back of Blue Smoke, an upscale New York City barbecue restaurant, a quiet table on the edge of the dining room becomes a safe haven. At almost six o’clock on the dot, Tiffany Haddish makes a beeline for our two-top like it’s a bunker. Her bodyguard, Tyrone, trails behind. She’s casual in …

Tiffany Haddish

The Wild West of children's entertainment

An explosion of new digital options for kids' entertainment has pulled children's attention away from live TV to instant, on-demand programming, …

Social Media

How Anti-Abortion Advocates Are Using A Pro-Woman Message To Appeal To A New Generation

And Then There Were None<p>Abby Johnson, the founder of the Pro-Life Women's Conference, talks with panelists Monica Cline and Sue Thayer.<p>The first …

Feminism

Jennifer Aniston Is Doing Just Fine | InStyle.com

I met Jen (don’t roll your eyes at me — that’s what we call her) in my kitchen about six years ago when my husband, Jimmy [Kimmel], and I invited our …

Jennifer Aniston

Private Schools Are Becoming More Elite

The decline of Catholic schools is making independent education less accessible to middle- and lower-class students.<p>In 1925, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that cemented the country’s thinking on school choice: Families, the justices concluded in <i>Pierce v. Society of Sisters</i>, had the right …

Education

Refinery29, Kylie Jenner, and the Denial Underlying Millennial Financial Resentment

Lately, the air has been crackling with financial resentment. Tweets and articles about money—about, say, how Kylie Jenner is a self-made billionaire, or how two rich college graduates chose their expensive apartment in Kips Bay, or how one young woman lives in New York on an intern’s salary and a …

Kylie Jenner

Late bloomers: 10 classic books with terrible initial reviews

Just because books are lauded today, doesn't mean they weren't, in their own time, received with anger, fear, and disdain. Some of the most valuable …

Literature

Podcasting Is About to Become a Lot Less White and Male

Spotify is giving three women of color $10,000 each to make their own podcasts.<p>In a corner conference room in Spotify’s Manhattan offices, 10 women go around a table talking about the podcasts they want to make. Their ideas are all wildly different, from video games and the Muslim dating world to …

Women of Color

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Historic Win and the Future of the Democratic Party

Come November, Ocasio-Cortez is almost certain to become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Will her democratic-socialist identity push the Party to the left?<p>This is the summer in which the Presidency of Donald Trump has begun to cohere. Disdain for voting rights, for women’s rights, for …

Middle-class

The Linguistics of 'YouTube Voice'

The attention-grabbing tricks that keep an audience watching, even when people are just talking at a camera<p>Hey guys! What’s up? It’s Julie. And today I want to talk about YouTube voice.<p>So the other day, I was watching this YouTube video from the PBS Idea Channel about whether Ron Weasley from <i>Harry</i> …

Language

The four-day work week is good for business

After spending two months testing a 20% shorter week, a New Zealand company found its employees happier, more focused, and producing the same amount of work. Now they’re making the change permanent.<p>This spring, a New Zealand company tried a new experiment: Employees could work four standard days …

Employment

12 Beautiful Biking Destinations You’ll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

For the most part, bike rides are often quite beautiful. Whether you’re biking through rolling hills or a cute little countryside town, or even some …

Jackson Hole

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs

Forget Suits. Show the Tattoo. Female Candidates Are Breaking the Rules.

The guys at the union hall have just swapped out the first keg when Abby Finkenauer, Democratic candidate for Congress, arrives and immediately reveals the kind of vulnerability that campaign consultants have long told women to avoid.<p>She starts by discussing her $20,000 in student loan debt, then …

Voting

The secret to loving your life

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Self-help

Young Women Could Redefine The Women’s Vote

The 2018 midterm elections are shaping up to be a watershed year for women and politics. Not only are a record number of women running for political …

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

Google Is Building a City of the Future in Toronto. Would Anyone Want to Live There?

It could be the coolest new neighborhood on the planet—or a peek into the Orwellian metropolis that knows everything you did last night.<p><b>TORONTO—Even with a chilly mid-May</b> breeze blowing off Lake Ontario, this city’s western waterfront approaches idyllic. The lake laps up against the boardwalk, …

Smart Cities

The IUD Vs. The World

The IUD is the most effective contraceptive the world has ever seen. So why aren’t more women using it? One nonprofit is trying to change that.<p>The science is irrefutable. The intrauterine device, or IUD, an inch-long, T-shaped piece of plastic inserted in the uterus, and the implant, a …

Women's Health

America is a nation of narcissists, according to two new studies

Is America a narcissistic country?<p>On a day when America gathers together to celebrate itself, this seems a fair question. The answer is a resounding yes, according to new research — but some states are more narcissistic than others.<p>In a study published in the journal Psychological Science, …

Psychology

Do Avatars Make the Perfect Influencers?

A deep dive into the worlds of post-scandal Lil Miquela and newcomer Shudu.<p>Nineteen-year-old Miquela, with her blunt-cut bangs, light freckles, and penchant for messy double buns, has all the hallmarks of an Instagram influencer. There’s her cool factor (see the Brazilian-American Angeleno …

Social Media

How your age affects your appetite

We all need food every day, but our changing relationship with it through the years can have a big impact on our health.<p>Do you eat to live or live to eat? We have a complicated relationship with food, influenced by cost, availability and even peer pressure. But something we all share is appetite – …

Holistic Medicine