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Turn on, tune in, drop by the office

The Silicon Valley avant-garde have turned to LSD in a bid to increase their productivity. Emma Hogan meets the people breakfasting on acid<p>Every …

Silicon Valley

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

<i>This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog.</i>The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long …

FDA

When Dad’s the president — a look inside Ivanka Trump’s complicated world

Ivanka Trump’s office: clean, white, quiet. A zone of punctual start times and promptly offered water bottles, and a conference table at which she conducts meetings. A short, winding walk away from her father’s Oval Office downstairs.<p>She does not necessarily appreciate daily schedules. Neither does …

Donald Trump

Watch Simon & Garfunkel Sing “The Sound of Silence” 45 Years After Its Release, and Just Get Hauntingly Better with Time

The legend of Simon & Garfunkel is bigger than either performer, though only one of them remained a major star after their breakup, while the other …

How rich hippies and developers went to war over Instagram’s favourite beach

With its Mayan ruins and moonlight raves, Tulum has become Mexico’s hippest holiday destination. But a spate of violent evictions reveals a darker side<p>Reviews of Uno Astrolodge, a boutique new age-style hotel on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, lean heavily on words such as “magic”, “paradise” and …

Mexico

How New York City Is Rediscovering Its Maritime Spirit

“Jump in!” came a shout from the yacht’s cabin. “You won’t grow a third eye.” This is not what I wanted to hear as I was poised on the bow of a …

What Critics Said About 'The Handmaid's Tale' Back In The 1980s

In 2017, Margaret Atwood is ascendant. The New Yorker has dubbed her the “Prophet of Dystopia.” The upcoming Hulu adaptation of her most well-known book, the feminist speculative novel <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i>, long in the works, has turned out to be almost ludicrously well-timed to the political moment. …

Literature

The Runner’s High

The author, shown above in Moscow in 1984, was often inebriated as a teen. / Photograph courtesy of Caleb Daniloff; above photo collage by Runner’s World/Getty Images<p>I first got drunk at 12 years old.<p>Young perhaps, but it was Soviet Moscow, where my dad was stationed as an American journalist in …

Drug Addiction

The best view in every state

The United States isn't just amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties—though there are plenty of those. From sea to shining sea, this country has some of the most incredible natural and city views on Earth.<p>It should come as no surprise that wild wonders, including the Grand Canyon, Mount …

Hiking
New Albums

Once you learn 7 life lessons from a Buddhist master, you'll be much stronger

It can be difficult to find peace and happiness sometimes. We spend so much time distracting ourselves from the present moment that we forget to …

25 Profound Quotes from Aristotle On Happiness, Self-Mastery and Mindful Living

Aristotle is one of the top thinkers in history. Though he is often defined as a philosopher, he covered many topics such as biology, zoology, …

Happiness

She was pregnant and broke. She signed up for Uber — and fell into debt.

Maya Warren sat in a hospital bed, clutching her stomach. Through the contractions, she tried to focus on the baby. But she thought instead of her bank account.<p>“Hand me my backpack,” Warren told her mother, crouched at her bedside. Earlier that November day, she had paid a dollar for a scratch-off …

Pregnancy

Hold the Chametz: 14 Passover Recipes for a Super Seder

Technically, the most important part of Passover is, of course, the seder itself. But no one comes to a seder without expecting to be fed a proper meal, especially after they've drunk all that wine. Passover dinners tend to be marked by firmly entrenched traditions, upheld by even more firmly held …

Soysauce
New Albums

Twilight of the Rock Gods

For music fans, the recent flood of celebrity deaths has been overwhelming: David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Prince, Leonard Cohen, George Michael and Chuck Berry seem like a disproportionate number of superstars to lose in a short time span.<p>But with many of rock’s founding fathers and mothers reaching …

Princeton University

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Peter Thiel

Start Small, Start Now: Daily Ways to Build Resilience

“Most people define resilience as recovering from a hurricane or a divorce, a big thing. If you define it as small, you can improve.”<p><b>Amy Cuddy</b> is a …

Self-help

Can we know what animals are thinking? – The Economist

<i>For the first of our new series of Medium stories about the animal kingdom, we’ve chosen a 2015 essay about the minds of animals. Animals think,</i> …

Animals

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

Happiness
Books

Huma Abedin On Her Job, Family, and the Campaign of a Lifetime

A dazzling sunset is falling over the New York harbor as thousands of people crowd into the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Duggal Greenhouse in early June for the culminating evening of Hillary Clinton’s long primary run. The floor is dense with supporters. Music is playing—“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” …

The Promise of 3-D Printing Body Parts

Cheap, easy-made prosthetics could address a major need in developing nations.<p>He was barely a teenager when he was grabbed by a Sudanese guerrilla army and forced to become a child soldier. He was made to endure weeks of walking with so little food and water that some of his fellow captives died. …

3D Printing

Beyoncé's Grammy Snub Isn't Just an Oversight—It's a Real Problem

Adele’s post-Grammy press session was notable for one reason: The British soul singer, who racked up five awards including Album, Record, and Song of …

David Bowie

15 Calming Mindfulness Quotes That Will Help Soothe Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

10 books to read before they become TV adaptations

Literary adaptations continue to dominate television, with an array of eagerly-anticipated book-inspired shows due to hit our screens in 2017 and …

Books

13 great board games for your next date night

The couple that plays together stays together, right? But when you’ve had enough of screaming at each other over <i>Mario Kart</i> matches, maybe it’s time …

The Hollywood List Everyone Wants to Be On

Franklin Leonard’s anonymous survey has launched careers, recognized four of the past eight Best Picture winners, and pushed movie studios to think beyond sequels and action flicks.<p>In the age of the gargantuan blockbuster, it wasn’t immediately clear that the story of a suicidal mathematician in …

Profit

How Ultrasound Became Political

The technology has been used to create sped-up videos that falsely depict a response to stimulus.<p><i>Editor’s note: This article has been significantly revised since original publication. Please see correction note below.*</i><p>One of the first measures that Republicans in the 115th Congress proposed was the …

Pregnancy