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A Look Back at Formula One’s Incredibly Stylish Golden Age | GQ

1960s F1 was fast, dangerous, and insanely cool.<p>The Formula One season is officially underway. Real petrolheads have already seen Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari take the checkered flag in Melbourne, and Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes in Shanghai. The Bahrain Grand Prix is next. Now until late November a …

Motor Racing

7 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Look at Business

These presentations can teach you about the importance of time off, where you can do your best work, how to pitch to investors and more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>TED Talks are a godsend. They introduce us to people we should keep on our radar and concepts we can …

Entrepreneurship

These Are the Best Undiscovered Beaches in the World

A certain type of New Yorker has complaints about the beaches in Tulum, Mexico, Saint Barth's, or Mykonos in Greece. “Why escape New York,” they ask, …

Swimming Pools

The Aztecs foresaw the end of the world

But then it didn't happen.<p>The world was supposed to have ended in 2012, as foretold by a Mayan prophecy that, in the end, only prophesied that the …

Austrian Economics

The Thieves Who Steal Sunken Warships, Right Down to the Bolts

Last November, a team of international divers departed the Indonesian island of Java on a mission to survey sunken World War II warships. The Dutch government had tasked them to assess the condition of two particular Dutch vessels, the Hr. Ms. <i>Java</i> and Hr. Ms. <i>De Ruyter</i>, both sunk in 1942 during the …

New Jersey

There Is a Fake IDGod, and He Lives in China

In the age of the internet, the classic teen rite of passage has never been easier<p>Andy’s* first fake ID arrived from China a few weeks into his …

New Hampshire
Nobel Prize

The Making Of Childish Gambino's "Redbone" With Ludwig Göransson | Deconstructed

Childish Gambino

Jason Momoa Is Here to Kick Ass as Aquaman (and Take His Kids Camping Afterward)

This is Hollywood’s new manly man. But Momoa is the real deal—a rock climber, a motorcycle rider, an axe hurler, a terrific dad—and that’s why Hollywood is betting on him to be the next great superhero.<p>Jason Momoa is so perfect for America. It’s like his body was carved out of the oldest oak tree …

Why Men Don’t Live as Long as Women

But what about men? While they obviously don’t bear the costs of pregnancy, they do still allocate a great deal of energy—also to their own detriment …

The New Rules of Hydration

Robert Sallis has seen it all. As a medical director for the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, he’s spent 20 years watching athletes in every manner of distress get wheeled into the medical tent. He’s seen hyponatremia, or overhydration, a handful of times. He’s seen hundreds, maybe …

Wellness

Darwin Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too - Issue 46: Balance

When you examine the lives of history’s most creative figures, you are immediately confronted with a paradox: They organize their lives around their …

Creativity

"I'm Fucking Weird": How Royce White Became the Most Important Basketball Player Alive

Royce White's anxiety disorder derailed his promising NBA career, and the league did little to help. Now flourishing in the Canadian league, his new goal is to transform how professional sports—and the culture at large—think about mental health.<p>On a recent Saturday evening in Ontario, Royce White, …

Mental Health

Everything You Need to Know About Ejecting From a Fighter Jet

You want to avoid it at all costs. But when there is no other option, it can save your life.<p>The last thing a fighter pilot wants to do is eject, and it's not just because they're abandoning the ship to a fiery demise. The turbulent process of ejecting puts pilots at serious risk of injury. Once …

A Google executive’s “happiness equation” got him through the grief of losing a son

We’ve all met people who have managed to be happy after a loss, or been through what appears to be an unbearable situation—a long illness in the family, for instance, or a forced separation. When such people share the details about how they hung on to happiness, or reclaimed it, each reaches for …

Happiness

The Religious Symbolism of the ALIEN Series

<i>Alien: Covenant</i> marks the sixth entry in the <i>Alien</i> series (or the eight, if you count the <i>Alien vs. Predator</i> films, which many do not), and the third …

Construction

Brad Pitt Talks Divorce, Quitting Drinking, and Becoming a Better Man | GQ

Summer is coming and, in America, that means it’s time to hit the national parks. So we took Brad Pitt and photographer Ryan McGinley tumbling across three of them: The Everglades, White Sands, and Carlsbad Caverns. Then we sat down with Pitt at home in L.A. for a raw conversation about how to move …

Brad Pitt

“Source of Life” Big wave surfing with Sebastian Steudtner – Mercedes-Benz original

Darkly Humorous Paintings Critique Society’s Relationship with Technology

The work of Nashville-based artist John Jackson brims with frustration at technology’s disruption of human connection.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators.</b><p>After resisting technology's pull for a long time, artist John Jackson gave in to buffering, dwindling memory, and social media, which …

Art

The days are long but the decades are short

<i>I turned 30 last week and a friend asked me if I'd figured out any life advice in the past decade worth passing on. I'm somewhat hesitant to publish</i> …

Self-help

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.<p>In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one note had been composed by a random individual, the other …

Critical Thinking

The True Story Behind Prince's Famous Basketball Game With Charlie Murphy

Micki Free remembers The Purple One's perfect jump shot.<p>In 1985, Micki Free found himself at the center of what would become television history: a pick-up basketball game involving Prince and Charlie Murphy. It's a game that has become embedded into pop culture thanks to the 2003 <i>Chappelle's Show</i> …

To This Day

This Picture of Earth From Within Saturn's Rings Will Make You Emotional

Sometimes, the majesty of the final frontier—a cold, unfeeling space—has the power to make our eyes misty. The images from NASA’s Cassini mission …

Astronomy

A Look Back at 70 Years of Ferrari Design, Dreams, and Technology

Enzo Ferrari<p>Enzo Ferrari started up the first car that bore his name—a 125 S—on March 12, 1947. He drove it through the streets of Maranello, Italy, …

Motor Racing

The United States of Work

Work no longer works. “You need to acquire more skills,” we tell young job seekers whose résumés at 22 are already longer than their parents’ were at …

University of Michigan

The oddly beautiful and sometimes disturbing artistic talent of the nation’s drug cops

The skeleton swoops into the foreground wearing a tuxedo, top hat and pink-framed glasses. Behind him, a rainbow sky fades into a field of twinkling stars. He holds a syringe in one hand, sending a celebratory squirt of its contents into the air.<p>It looks like the type of scene you might see on a …

New Jersey

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The Curse of the Bahia Emerald, a Giant Green Rock That Wreaks Havoc and Ruins Lives | WIRED

Meet the Schemers, Investors,<p>and Dreamers Who Were<p>Bewitched By a Giant Green Rock<p>Meet the Schemers, Investors, and Dreamers Who Were Bewitched By a …

The legend of the Legion

His cap is bleached as white as the bones of a Saharan camel. Is the romance of the French Foreign Legion a cult of death?<i>By Robert Twigger</i>Read at …

World History

Is American Retail at a Historic Tipping Point?

Along the cobblestone streets of SoHo, Chanel handbags and Arc’teryx jackets are displayed in shops like museum pieces, harking back to the height of the neighborhood’s trendiness. But rents there are softening, and the number of vacant storefronts is rising.<p>Today, some of the most sought-after …

Real Estate