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How Good Is Murakami?

Haruki Murakami is practically a literary deity in Japan, but American critics are still unsure about him. Rob Verger looks at his reputation in the …

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Singer Becca Stevens Had To 'Pull The Trigger' On Her New Album

Last year, singer Becca Stevens caught the attention of critics with a striking song she'd written for jazz trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, called "Our Basement." The angular melody and dark harmonies intrigued and enchanted listeners, and the song turned up on several 2014 year-end lists, including …

Bryn Celli Ddu: Ancient Stone Circle and Passage Tomb Was for the Living and the Dead

Stonehenge is arguably one of the most iconic prehistoric monuments in the UK. Nevertheless, this ancient structure is just one of many henges found …

Little Nemo Was the Most Beautiful Comic Strip Ever Drawn

Nighttime was the right time for Winsor McCay, whose early 20th century comic strip about a little boy’s dreams proved forever that comics could be …

How to Combat Oily Eyelids So Your Makeup Stays in Place

Unless you like the cakey look?<p><i>This article was written by Mi-Anne Chan and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>If you have oily eyelids, you know that getting makeup to stay in place is a struggle. You probably know the drill all too well by now: wake up, put on your makeup, check your face …

My Experience of “Awkward Gender Moments” Should Matter to People Other Than Me

My 27 birthday dinner was an awkward occasion, at least for me. My then girlfriend and now spouse and I were at an Italian place on the Upper West Side with my parents, my half brother, his wife, their two kids, and my brother’s mother-in-law. My dad had called ahead to say that we’d be celebrating …

Toni Morrison Spins a Lame Fairy Tale

America’s only living Nobel prize winning author revisits some familiar themes in her latest novel, but too often she fails to meet her own exacting …

21 Habits of a Hardcore Clean Eater

Shares 4K<p>by SkinnyMs.<p>OUR LATEST VIDEOS<p>Be proud of <i>you</i>! If you’re here, that means you’re taking the first important steps toward losing weight or …

ISIS's archaeological vandalism destroys knowledge and history

The willful destruction of the ancient city of Nimrud by ISIS militants earlier this month has been condemned by UNESCO as a war crime. This …

Man goes exploring with metal detector, finds Roman-era grave

A man in England went exploring with a metal detector and made the discovery of a lifetime: an exquisitely preserved Roman-era grave filled with artifacts, including bronze jugs, mosaic glassware, coins and hobnails from a pair of shoes, all dating to about A.D. 200.<p>The grave likely belonged to a …

Chill Out Instantly With These 6 Relaxing Yoga Poses

When life gets crazy stressful, one of the best things you can do for your mind and body is take time for a few relaxing yoga poses. And sure, …

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Nightwalking with Dickens

Dinah Fay is a poet, copywriter, and social media maven living in Brooklyn. She is the co-host of the Brick City Speaks reading series in Newark, …

Review: Alabama Shakes, 'Sound & Color'

In the six years I've lived in the region, I've developed a mantra: Southern freaks are the best freaks. For me, the word "freak" can be both positive and downright spiritual. It describes serious individualists who are tolerant of others whose own paths may diverge from their own; people whose …

Ratatat Returns with Ultra-Chill New Song, "Cream on Chrome"

Watch the Brooklyn duo bust out their first new music in five years.<p>Last night, Brooklyn duo Ratatat closed out the Sahara Tent with some good old-fashioned experimental alt-rock,and debuted the insanely chill new single "Cream on Chrome" whilst they were at it. The track pairs a good-natured …