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Psychologists Reveal The Easiest Hacks For Overthinkers To Try When They're Spiraling

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some …

Self-help

800 Miles with Bears Ears Prayer Runners

Everyone ran the final miles to Bears Ears National Monument together. It was a sunny, blue-sky day in March, and 45 pairs of feet shuffled down a road of soft red dirt, kicking up a dust cloud. One woman wore her jingle dress, a garment used in ceremonial dances, its rows of metal cones clinking …

New Mexico

Zendaya Isn't Taking Center Stage—She's Making Room

At 21, Zendaya has never been shy about using her voice, whether she’s calling the shots at Disney or clapping back on social media. Here, she opens up to Janet Mock about re-rewriting the Hollywood narrative and inspiring others to do the same.<p>I've been enamored with Zendaya since 2015, when her …

Women of Color

The definitive timeline of Spotify’s critic-defying journey to rule music

How did Spotify get here? Let us show you.<p>As we note in our feature on Spotify and its CEO and cofounder Daniel Ek, the streaming music service’s path to a leading position in the music industry was never certain and remains tenuous. How it got here–to 83 million paid subscribers and 180 million …

Coffeemakers

How white supremacists split a quiet Rust Belt town

ULYSSES, Pa. — The traffic sign that greets visitors on the south side of Ulysses, a tiny town in rural far north-central Pennsylvania, is suitably quaint — a silhouette of a horse-drawn cart reminding drivers that the Amish use the roads, too. But on the north side of town, along the main …

Rights & Freedoms

Seven Books I’ll Never Read

There comes a point in every reader’s life when they must make peace with all the books they’ll never read. This is true even for the most voracious reader in the world. They say Alexander Pope was the last person to have read every book ever written. Given today’s publishing release schedules and …

Books

A Candid Conversation With Vince Gilligan on ‘Better Call Saul’

Perhaps the most surprising thing about <i>Better Call Saul</i> – other than the fact that many <i>Breaking Bad</i> fans have said they prefer the spinoff, and even …

TV

The Decline and Fall of Diet Coke and the Power Generation That Loved It

“Leaking” no longer seems an apt term for what’s coming from the Trump Administration—we will soon require aqueducts to manage these flows—but certain new bits of information can still make a weird splash. The release, last week, of a recorded conversation that Michael Cohen had with Donald Trump, …

Coca-Cola

It’s Tough Being a Right Whale These Days

Life can be hell for giants of the deep—but does it have to be?<p>We might begin with a way of killing a whale that next to no one today would find acceptable. In the autumn of 1385, far enough back in time that we tend to think of humans then and now almost as different species, a whale beached near …

North Atlantic

Cracking the Secrets of Old Faithful's Geyser Eggs

Science & InnovationYellowstone Live<p>Researchers get their first look at a geological 'gobstopper' from Yellowstone, which may hold clues about its iconic geyser's past and future.<p>The animal kingdom brims with egg-laying creatures—chicken, goldfish, toads, and more. But one thing you might not …

Geology

What it’s like to be young and Venezuelan in a time of chaos

Gabriel Alfonzo Sanchez stands quietly at a stove in the Colombian beach hostel where he works, pushing his lunch of chopped vegetables and rice …

South America

How LeBron James’ new public school really is the first of its kind

The I Promise School is unique — but it’s also building from a successful model.<p>Akron’s public schools have a major problem; its at-risk students are falling well behind the rest of the K-12 population in the classroom. The question the district faces now is whether LeBron James can fix that.<p>James’</i> …

Education

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

Sleep

The Quietest Place in America Is Becoming a Warzone

<b>N 47.51575°, W 123.52133°</b>—Amid the panoply of greenery that makes up the Hoh Rainforest, a gap in the old growth forest arises. Well, more accurately …

National Parks

Kim Kardashian West and her sisters joked about anorexia. The backlash is … complicated.

Kardashian’s sisters said she looked anorexic. She took it as a compliment.<p>To most people, to be anorexic is to have a debilitating disease, an eating disorder. But in the mouths of Kim Kardashian West and her famous sisters, that description seems to have another meaning: to be desirably, …

Kendall Jenner

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

'He met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s. You can call it a cult'<p>Reform is beginning to creep through Saudi society; the ban on women drivers has been lifted, cinemas have opened<p>Osama's son Hamza may well cloud the family’s attempts to shake off their past<p>On the corner …

Osama Bin Laden

Sassy, self-aware, snarky. In the Trump era, cable news banners troll in real time

They’ve become a facet of almost every news broadcast, as familiar as the anchor sitting behind a desk. Within moments of the start of a newscast or panel discussion, the info-billboards on the lower third of the TV screen begin their silent unfurling:<p>• “German ambassador to U.S. responds to …

Donald Trump

My name is Wil Wheaton. I Live With Chronic Depression and Generalized Anxiety. I Am Not Ashamed.

<i>Last month, I spoke to NAMI’s Ohio statewide conference. Here are my prepared remarks.</i><p>Before I begin, I want to warn you that this talk touches on …

Mental Health

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

San Antonio

The Jell-O Family Curse

How a fortune made from marketing desserts to women also became a curse, handed down from generation to generation.<p>1899, LeRoy, New York. My great-great-great-uncle, Orator Woodward, bent over a contract, signing his name to the purchase agreement for a new product: Jell-O. He paid $450, the modern …

Bill Cosby

I'm Addicted to Silent Meditation and I've Never Felt Better

Vipassana retreats offer ten days of meditation with no talking, reading, cell phones, or jerking off. I recently went on my fifth.<p>Three years ago, I signed up for a silent meditation retreat called a vipassana. For ten days, I shared a room with four other guys, went without speaking to anyone, …

Meditation

You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Ocean

When writer Peter Benchley heard about a 4,550-pound shark that was caught near Montauk in 1964, he became fascinated. He jumped aboard fishing boats …

Lowe's

South Koreans are tired of bad sex education—and bad sex—in the #MeToo era

Seoul, South Korea<p>Long before #MeToo took off, three South Korean teachers knew the country had a gender problem.<p>As recently as 2015, South Korea’s nationwide sex education curriculum blamed sexual violence in part on women not paying for dates, and made a point of highlighting the fact that men …

Feminism

Elizabeth Warren Is Waging a Full-Body Fight to Defeat Trump

It was unremittingly hot at the farm in Natick, Massachusetts, where 1,500 people had gathered on the Sunday after the Fourth of July. Remarkably, …

Hillary Clinton

Les Moonves and CBS Face Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Six women accuse the C.E.O. of harassment and intimidation, and dozens more describe abuse at his company.<p>For more than twenty years, Leslie Moonves has been one of the most powerful media executives in America. As the chairman and C.E.O. of CBS Corporation, he oversees shows ranging from “60 …

Sexual Harassment

When a Stranger Decides to Destroy Your Life

Monika Glennon has lived in Huntsville, Alabama, for the last 12 years. Other than a strong Polish accent, she fits a certain stereotype of the …

Internet

Your Everything Guide to a Sustainable Closet

Gone are the days of burlap sacks and tattered hand-me-downs. Dressing green is going chic.<p>We’ve made strides in applying environmental and ethical practices to food (organic! Non- G.M.O! Locavarism!) and beauty (all-natural! Cruelty-free! Recyclable packaging!), but when it comes to greening our …

Sustainability

Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill

<b>Israel's parliament has passed a controversial law characterising the country as principally a Jewish state, fuelling anger among its Arab minority.</b><p>The "nation state" law says Jews have a unique right to national self-determination there and puts Hebrew above Arabic as the official language.<p>Arab …

Israel

From obscurity to political stardom: How viral videos are reshaping elections

Before Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s jolting primary win over one of the most powerful House Democrats made her a fixture on cable news and the toast of progressives nationwide, there was the shoestring-budget video that got the base buzzing.<p>By election night last month, more than 1 million people had …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Dead bodies, wild dogs, squatters in government-owned Detroit houses

At one end of Alpine Street, near Joy Road on Detroit's west side, Georgeia Elder and a friend live in a leaky trailer, their yard cluttered with a boat and a Cadillac Escalade with four ladders on the roof, a shopping cart and a lawn mower, a folding chair and a metal headboard. A pit bull, Lady, …

Crime