I’m a little surprised by how many people tell me they have no hobbies. It may seem a small thing, but — at the risk of sounding grandiose — I see it as a sign of a civilization in decline. The idea of
We all do it, and it’s probably doing damage to our friendships. What a lot of people don’t appear to understand is that the single easiest way to make friends is to show up when it matters — and the easiest
Elon Musk is right: silly and fun things are important. But some of them are an indefensible waste of resources On Wednesday, two things happened. In Syria, 80 people were killed by government airstrikes.
The four-lane highway leading out of the Sri Lankan town of Hambantota gets so little traffic that it sometimes attracts more wild elephants than automobiles. The pachyderms are intelligent — they seem
More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis. One day last summer, around noon,