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11 new poetry collections to make you feel all the feels

Fall is just around the corner, and we envision curling up under a blanket with a mug of coffee and a stack of books. And as the season changes, our …

What to Watch: Art, Art and More Art

A look back and forward at the popular museum shows and art exhibits of 2017.<p><i>A look back and forward at the popular museum shows and art exhibits of</i> …

Summer 1954: Kids out of school wreak havoc on the streets of London

'Children of the Streets'<p>School's out.<p>In the summer of 1954, the streets of London were overrun with rambunctious kids enjoying their time off from …

Photo Essays

18 jokes that will make you seem smarter

As with inside jokes, we often appreciate intellectual jokes because we understand them in a way that others may not.<p>For the nerd in us all, INSIDER combed through Reddit to compile a list of the best jokes for smart people that we could find.<p>You don't have to be a genius to understand these, but …

Computer Science

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

15 Clever Things You Need to Decorate If You Have a Teeny-Tiny Apartment

Home Decorating

The Best Recurring Joke On "Game Of Thrones" Is About Grammar

You know nothing about grammar, Jon Snow. Light spoilers!

Goethe’s life as a work of art

<b>Goethe: Life as a Work of Art.</b> By Rüdiger Safranski. Translated by David Dollenmayer. <i>Liveright; 651 pages; $35 and £26.99.</i><p><b>Get our daily …

Literature

Words Have Discovered How to Make Love: 3 Poems by Surrealist Masters

Whereas Surrealist art and film have achieved widespread success, Surrealist poetry has languished in their shadow. While generation after generation …

Literature

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

Take a trip to Sin City: John Banville on why the best crime fiction is urban

<i>From noirish Los Angeles to foggy London, 
there’s nothing like a city for an atmospheric backdrop to a crime novel, says John Banville (aka Benjamin Black)</i><p>The city is God’s gift to the crime writer. Yes, there is just as much scope, if not more, for blood-letting, skulduggery and devilment in the …

Why All Poems Are Political

Unregulated and innately radical, poetry is an urgent expression of freedom<i>Note: In September 2016, I began a fellowship at Harvard University’s</i> …

Literature

‘King of May’: An Illustration Revisiting Allen Ginsberg’s Epic Poem

If you’re feeling grim about the fact that the United States is facing a major image problem in the eyes of, you know, the rest of the entire planet, I hope to offer you some light. There were better moments in our history, and we might hope that there can be better moments in our future. In July …

Literature
Construction

The 15 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Noir Films

Putting the tantalizing mixture of scifi and fantasy with stylish, gritty crime and intrigue on movie screens is nothing new. In fact, it’s been a …

Horror

5 Great Science Fiction Movies to Watch Instead of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

James Gunn's new comic space opera will be there next weekend, too. Here are some alternatives that deserve more attention.<p>There’s no question that …

The Hottest Art Genre Right Now May Surprise You

The obscure, rediscovered movement has captivated the market and taken Frieze by storm<p>Korean abstract painting, a post-war development often lumped under the umbrella term Dansaekhwa, has exploded in popularity in the last five years.<p>Born in the 1970s, as a generation that had endured the Korean …

Art

Yanis Varoufakis: After I was arrested my father said I couldn't study in Greece – it was too dangerous

<i>As he releases a memoir reflecting on his battles with Europe's establishment, Yanis Varoufakis looks back on the politics of his childhood</i><p>"They say the night is always darkest before the dawn. This photograph [below] was taken at the very bleakest point in Greece’s troubled 1970s. It was a year …

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Trailer: How Is Colin Firth’s Character Still Alive?

It didn’t feel right for “The Kingsman” to continue on with Colin Firth’s Harry Hart, and it seemed like the people behind the franchise felt the …

The eerie historical visions that predict the apocalypse

The Augsburg Book of Miraculous Signs reveals a 16th Century society gripped by anxieties that we can relate to in the 21st Century, writes Rebecca Laurence.<p>Giant locusts swarm around a jagged aquamarine mountain. Great whales and strange beasts flounder amid stormy seas. Inky skies rain hailstones …

Theology

Meet Clara Tice, The Erotic Illustrator Who Scandalized 20th-Century New York

<b>Warning: This article contains erotic illustrations that might not be appropriate for your workplace.</b><p>Clara Tice was an illustrator with an eye for the erotic.<p>Her drawings and etchings conjure explicit fantasies from the vantage point of a woman ― complete with nude bodies, lavish settings and …

13 documentaries on Netflix that will change the way you see the world

Documentaries have a bad reputation, and that changes now. What some perceive as a boring genre is actually a home to some of the most inspiring, …

The iPhone 8's screen will cover almost the entire front of the phone

This latest report has the most details so far about the redesigned iPhone that Apple is hoping can break last year's sales slide. Some analysts believe if the iPhone is desirable enough, it could spur a "super cycle" of upgrades from people who are hanging on to older iPhones.<p>Here are the …

Mobile Technology

10 books everyone is reading right now

But that conversation will be a lot more interesting if you're reading the same thing.<p>We went through the top 50 Amazon bestsellers and grabbed 10 of the most popular, critically acclaimed books on the site across a variety of genres. We skipped children's books and super-niche reads.<p>Amazon's list …

Books

You’re middle-aged — this is the perfect time to work on staying healthy

Choices people make in their 20s and 30s about exercise, eating and handling health issues set the stage for the future, but in your 50s and 60s you still have time to make up for any mistakes and increase your odds of healthful aging. Eating well, spending time with others, getting screened for …

Wellness

Tracking the Infinity Stones in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The big plot thread running through almost all the Marvel Cinematic Universe films since the beginning has been the introduction of the Infinity …

The fallen woman: prostitution in literature

The commodification of sex has fascinated writers, playwrights and painters for centuries – but for all the supposed liberation of our times, have attitudes really changed that much?<p>In the past, women whose lives included selling sex were rarely the subjects of their own histories, but were …

Literature

This Spring’s Most Anticipated Thrillers

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><i>Waking Gods</i> by Sylvain Neuvel<p>“Pure, unadulterated literary escapism featuring giant killer robots and the looming end of humankind. In a word: unputdownable.” A brazen fusion of science fiction and apocalyptic thriller, the second …

Books

10 Debut Novels That Are Also Their Authors’ Masterpieces

One hundred and sixty years ago today, Gustave Flaubert’s <i>Madame Bovary</i> was published for the first time as a single volume—it had been serialized the …

Literature