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The Benefits of Meditation, Explained in One Short Video

We've talked plenty about the various benefits of meditation, but if you'd like a more succinct version, the folks at AsapScience sum up about …

The myth of the good war | Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Our year of remembrance has exaggerated the tragic futility of the first world war and preserved the dangerous idea that the second was noble and heroic<p>This year has been such a miserable and violent one in so many parts of the world that it can scarcely end too soon. But for many Europeans, it has …

Whatever Happened to Music Rivalries?

A lifelong Oasis fan comes to terms with a bitter enemy: Damon Albarn<p>Last week I conducted a radical musical experiment: I listened to a Damon Albarn …

Levon Helm Through the Years

Denmark 1971<p>Levon Helm performs with The Band in Copenhagen, Denmark on March 27th, 1971<p>The Band<p>Levon Helm, Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard …

Music

Altered State Police: An Oral History of ‘Super Troopers’

With 4/20 coming around this Sunday, we could have easily given you a list of all the reasons that <i>Super Troopers</i> has become one of the greatest …

Comedy

Death From Above: How American Drone Strikes Are Devastating Yemen

The people of Yemen can hear destruction before it arrives. In cities, towns and villages across this country, which hangs off the southern end of …

Al-Qaeda

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame of the Future

With a new class of inductees on the way next week, we look at which modern-day stars will be Cleveland-bound<p>Of all the silly things that I spend way …

Maester Class

‘Game of Thrones’ is back and it’s peaking. Just sit back and enjoy it.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, television’s most consistent show, returns this Sunday night …

Reason #7,568 Not to Smoke: It Makes Beer Taste Funny!

Cigarettes mess with your ability to taste bitter flavors<p>The craft beer movement has supercharged the popularity of bitter, hop-heavy brews. But if you smoke tobacco, you may have a hard time enjoying the full flavor of your IPA—or even a good cup of coffee, finds new research from France.<p>During a …

This Week in Racism - The #CancelColbert Debate Is the Funniest Thing to Ever Happen

The controversy around Stephen Colbert's use of Asian stereotypes to make a satirical point about racism is finally starting to die down, so now's the perfect moment to admit it was the most hilarious controversy of all time.<p><i>Photo via Wikipedia Creative Commons</i><p><i>Welcome to the #CancelColbert edition</i> …

How to Take Better Pictures with Your Smartphone's Camera

Camera phones have come a long way in the past few years, but they don't always take point-and-shoot quality pictures on the first try (let alone …

Mobile Photography

The Dead-Simple Esquire Fitness Program

A simple, if intimidating, workout plan created by Mark Merchant, co-owner of As One Fitness. Implement immediately. The GIFs should help.<p><i>Published in the April 2014 issue</i><p><b>Six days a week</b> for six weeks, you'll alternate between two series of exercises, increasing the amount of work you do each week. …