It started with a picture. In April 2007, Monique Klinkenbergh stumbled across the image that would upend her life. Its composition—perfectly executed rings of triangles and diamonds in concentric circles
They live thousands of feet below the Earth’s surface. They eat hydrogen and exhale methane. And they may shape our world more profoundly than we can imagine. Alexis Templeton remembers January 12, 2014,
A daughter’s hilarious obituary unravels her father’s mysterious life. You have to read to the end to get it.
The obituary that ran last week in Delaware Online is a mystery, the tale of a globe-trotting Renaissance man who disappeared in a single-engine plane over the Atlantic Ocean after learning he had cancer.
Sexual assault and sexual harassment have been sources of pain and suffering for countless centuries, but the #MeToo movement began just a year ago. Journalism has played a role in this. On October 10,
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A new wave of left-leaning Democrats are waging a war on the party’s corporate wing After a scorching summer of discontent, Donald Trump’s endless tweets and scandals have given Democrats their best chance
The most famous entrepreneur of his generation is facing a public reckoning with the power of Big Tech. At ten o’clock on a weekday morning in August, Mark Zuckerberg, the chairman and C.E.O. of Facebook,
Only a late intervention from the Pentagon stopped President Donald Trump’s Twitter account starting a war on the Korean Peninsula, Bob Woodward revealed Sunday. In an interview with CBS, the veteran described
Chinese officials burn bibles, close churches, force Christian to denounce faith amid 'escalating' crackdown
The Chinese government is destroying crosses, burning bibles, closing churches and forcing Christian believers to sign papers renouncing their faith as the crackdown on religious congregations in Beijing
Early one summer morning, as rain is misting the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a middle-aged man is courting a crane. Chris Crowe, 42, bends forward in a slight bow and then ﬂaps his arms slowly,
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ISTANBUL — Spying on behalf of the Chinese state went against everything O. believed in. Yet even as he sat thousands of miles away in a quiet town in Sweden, he knew the police in his home country held
Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us.
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She made her name playing a princess who gets her happy ending. For her next chapter, Amy Adams finds herself in a new light. Amy Adams gets what she calls “the feels”—visceral vibes sparked by a sound,
Brain imaging is illuminating the neural patterns behind pain’s infinite variety. On a foggy February morning in Oxford, England, I arrived at the John Radcliffe Hospital, a shiplike nineteen-seventies
BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society. “I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part this
Though based in far-flung locales from Ljubljana to Buenos Aires, these world-class architectural firms are united by their mastery over design. Without a doubt, Instagram is a nearly endless resource
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