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The Misfit

Rei Kawakubo is a Japanese avant-gardist of few words, and she changed women’s fashion.<p>Does it really matter what one wears? I sometimes think my life might have been different if I had chosen the other wedding dress. I was getting married for the second time, and until the overcast morning of the …

The Mason Jar, Reborn

How a container once integral to farming culture came to be the hipster vessel of choice: an Object Lesson<p>In the mid-1970s, my parents fled the New Jersey suburbs to build a house in rural New Hampshire, where my mother tended a large vegetable and herb garden. The growing season in New Hampshire …

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Hundreds Gather on Bernal Hill to Watch Supermoon Eclipse, Have Close Encounter

At sunset last night, a massive crowd of hundreds of people gathered on Bernal Hill to watch a once-in-a-generation event: a supermoon lunar eclipse. PBS Newshour explained what the fuss was all about:<p>Sunday night, the sun, earth and a full moon will be in a straight line, making the moon, which is …

'Everybody Loves Raymond' Creator Phil Rosenthal Dishes About His Upcoming Travel Show

As the creator, writer, and executive producer of <i>Everybody Loves Raymond</i>, Phil Rosenthal has spent a great deal of his career behind the scenes. But …

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THE SELECTS: On the Road With the Migrants

THE SHOOTER: Chris Furlong

Chris Furlong has been a photographer for 25 years, the last 12 as a senior staff photographer with Getty Images. He was recently made Chief Photographer for UK news and is based in the United Kingdom.<p>Chris studied advertising and commercial photography, but was soon drawn to the immediacy of …

The Presidential Campaign and the New Late-Night Wars

On Wednesday night, Hillary Clinton went on the “The Tonight Show” to talk about, well, mostly Donald Trump. She first appeared in a skit in which the host, Jimmy Fallon, dressed as Trump, called her on the phone to catch up, offer campaign advice, and provide a set-up for her to discuss the many …

Obama Takes on Climate Change

In Alaska, President Obama was in a very good mood. He visited the state in late summer to draw attention to the looming climate catastrophe the …

A Hidden Hero of Jazz

There’s a documentary playing tomorrow night at Harlem Stage, “Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band,” which, if it doesn’t advance the form of documentary filmmaking, nonetheless delivers memorable and valuable insights into the life and work of a hidden hero of musical modernity. Its …

Why Donald Trump and Jeb Bush Should See “Hamilton”

Hillary Clinton is, so far, the only declared Presidential candidate known to have seen “Hamilton”: she attended a performance of the show at the Public Theatre, in March, to which she responded with evident delight. The musical—as the world knows by now—draws on rap, pop, jazz, and a variety of …

Sunset off the Coast

Is that a guy in a diaper at Folsom Street Fair? Of course it is

Within moments of arriving at the Folsom Street Fair, Natanael Gonzalez and Jose Saldana stripped off all their extraneous clothing. This was not the place for modesty.<p>“I feel like everyone comes here to enjoy themselves and feel free,” said Gonzalez of Seattle. He wore tiny leather underwear and …

Saving lives at 18 of the world's suicide 'hot spots'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since the Golden Gate Bridge was built in San Francisco in 1937, more than 1,600 people have jumped off it and died. The bridge is one of many sites around the world that are considered suicide hot spots because people use them frequently to take their own lives.<p>A new analysis suggests that …

Natural Landscapes Monday: Take Me Home, Country Roads

Take Me Home, Country Roads<p>A little demonstration that sometimes the best locations are in our backyards. In this case, less than one hour’s drive …

Natural Landscapes Monday: The Devil’s Pulpit

Finnich Glen, Scotland<p>I discovered Finnich Glen while searching online for places to photograph in Scotland and was immediately attracted to it. Here …

Alligator slide

<i>Aug. 21, 1975: An alligator is about to make a splash at the California Alligator Farm in Buena Park.</i><p>This photo was published in the Aug. 25, 1975, Los Angeles Times. staff writer Sherry Angel reported:<p>BUENA PARK — When Ken Earnest does his weekly shopping, he never forgets to buy the 3,000 pounds …