K Campbell

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Is it finally time for Americans to do away with tipping?

A New York restaurant chain has decided to end tipping in the hope of changing the dining industry– is this a blessing, or a sad end to a part of American culture?<p>Tim Hill: ‘Let’s be generous, and let’s keep the tip’<p>A prominent New York restaurateur has decided to eliminate tipping in his eateries. …

Hospitality

Bernie Sanders vs. the Lamestream Media

The 2016 candidate’s criticism of the press is central to the way the socialist sees the world.<p>Tuesday’s first-of-the-season Democratic debate is unlikely to be what Bernie Sanders thinks it should be: a high-minded and nuanced discussion about the policies and prescriptions that would help …

Middle-class

The Shady Politics of Big Soda

People are drinking less liquid sugar than in previous decades, and the soda industry is doing everything it can to get back in the game.<p>Did your …

San Francisco

Harlem Chic

How a hip-hop legend remixed name-brand fashion.<p>In 1987, a streetwise d.j. from Queens named Eric Barrier released an album with an eerily mature teen-age rapper from Long Island named William Griffin. They called themselves Eric B. & Rakim (Griffin had adopted an Arabic name after joining an …

The Mothers of All Disasters

Massive hurricanes striking Miami or Houston. Earthquakes leveling Los Angeles or Seattle. Deadly epidemics. Meet the “maximums of maximums” that keep emergency planners up at night.<p>For years before Hurricane Katrina, storm experts warned that a big hurricane would inundate the Big Easy. Reporters …

The Fearful and the Frustrated

Donald Trump’s nationalist coalition takes shape—for now.<p>On July 23rd, Donald Trump’s red-white-and-navy-blue Boeing 757 touched down in Laredo, Texas, where the temperature was climbing to a hundred and four degrees. In 1976, the <i>Times</i> introduced Trump, then a little-known builder, to readers as a …

The mind-bending messiness of the Ashley Madison data dump

Once more into a breach<p>Massive data breaches have become so routine as to become background noise. In the past year, half of American adults had their personal information exposed as a result of hacks, <i>The New York Times</i> reported last month. And yet while every hack produces anguished headlines and …

Ashley Madison

THE MENENDEZ BROTHERS : Jose Menendez Gave His Sons Everything. Maybe Even a Motive for Murder.

(Page 2 of 11)<p>July 22, 1990|JOHN JOHNSON and RONALD L. SOBLE | <i>John Johnson and Ronald L. Soble, Times staff writers, are working on a book about the Menendez case for New American Library.</i><p>The priest who officiated at the funeral in Princeton, N.J., also is incredulous at the police account. "I …

Acquainted

The curious truth about belly button fluff

Some people have belly buttons devoid of fluff – while others must clean lint out of theirs every day. Jason G Goldman discovers why the fuzz is strong with some…<p>There are two crucial things you need to know about the lint that forms inside of belly buttons. The first is that it's referred to more …

Biology

35 Hidden Podcasts You Really Should Be Listening To

Because the second series of Serial still hasn't bloody arrived yet.<p>1. <i>Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids</i> (suggested by teaganfe)<p>The title sums it up. As teaganfe says: "'Grown ups' read short fiction, diary entries, letters, and more that they wrote as young children or teens <b>to a live …

Game of Thrones

Andrew Cuomo's Pot Problem

In New York, one of the most liberal states in the country, why is the governor doing everything in his power to water down sensible marijuana reform?<p>…

Are you damaging your hearing without realising it?

Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing? Molly Crain investigates.<p>It starts gradually. The guitars in your favourite song no longer seem to sound loud enough, so you crank up the volume. You struggle to …

Workplace Safety

When It Comes to Getting a Job, Americans Believe Skills Trump College

People see social intelligence and computer knowledge as more important than a four-year degree in preparing for the workplace, according to a new poll.<p>Earn a college degree, and you’ll set yourself up for life: a stable job, salary, and mortgage. That was the old adage for generation after …

Pope Francis: planet facing ‘unprecedented destruction’

Landmark papal encyclical mobilises world's 1.2 billion Catholics in battle against climate change<p>Pope Francis blamed the rich and powerful for placing the planet in danger “unprecedented in the history of humanity” as he demanded urgent and concerted global action against climate change.<p>The Earth …

Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift.<p>One lucky lady — yet to be chosen — will become the first woman in more than a century to join an esteemed coterie of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.<p>The new note will be issued …

Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Teenagers aren't exactly known for their responsible decision making.<p>But some young people are especially prone to making rash, risky decisions about sex, drugs and alcohol. Individual differences in the brain's working memory — which allows people to draw on and use information to make decisions — …

The Brain

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

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