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What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity

Pocono Pines, Pa., is a two-hour drive from New York City. After you exit the Interstate, the route into town winds past short trees and abandoned gas stations with rust-­edged signs showing gas prices from years before. The town, on the shore of Lake Naomi, once serviced the traffic to Mount Airy …

Scientists just found another worrying link between sugar and depression

Lately, the science has really been stacking up evidence against consuming sugars in excess.<p>In addition to being linked to conditions like obesity, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, eating high levels of sugar has been associated with mental illnesses like depression. In a study published July 27 in …

Diabetes

The Mystery of Why Japanese People Are Having So Few Babies

Many point to unromantic 20-somethings and women’s entry into the workforce, but an overlooked factor is the trouble young men have in finding steady, well-paid jobs.<p>TOKYO—Japan’s population is shrinking. For the first time since the government started keeping track more than a century ago, there …

Japan

Why You Want Who You Want

Throughout her 20s, management consultant and author Nita Tucker dated doctors—usually tall ones. She was drawn by their status and her mother's …

Using Artificial Intelligence for Mental Health

Meet Your Virtual Counselor<p>“How are you doing today?” “What’s going on in your world right now?” “How do you feel?” These might seem like simple …

Five Accounts for the Ultimate Interior Design Inspiration

This Follow Friday we've lined up a handful of Instagram feeds that favour impeccable furniture design<p>If you've designated your weekend as time to …

Furniture

Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

It’s not just a populist backlash – many economists who once swore by free trade have changed their minds, too. How had they got it so wrong? By Nikil Saval<p>The annual January gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos is usually a placid affair: a place for well-heeled participants to exchange …

Housing

Explaining Beyoncé’s public performance of pregnancy and motherhood

Reclaiming a positive image for black women amid a history of degradation and slander<p>They’re here!<p>Finally, really and truly here — according to news …

Did Airbnb Kill the Mountain Town?

Brian Barker was living in Portland, Oregon, with a well-paying union job as a spokesperson for the fire department. But despite having “a job you don’t leave”—he had an itch. “I wanted to go live in the mountains,” he says. “I didn’t want to sit in traffic all the time. I was tired of living in …

Housing

The Surprising Conclusion From the Biggest Polyamory Survey Ever

It's a win-win all around.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Psychology & Relationships<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by …

How to Monitor Your Retirement Readiness

Back-of-the-envelope calculations and spending assumptions can help determine progress<p>Whether you’re just starting out or are well into your career, you may wonder: Are my retirement savings on track?<p>An online calculator may help, provided you find one that makes reasonable assumptions about the …

Retirement

10 Podcasts That Will Make Your Holiday Travel Less Dreadful

Long flights, late trains, bumper-to-bumper traffic<b>—</b>traveling during the holidays is enough to turn you into a grinch. But getting hooked on a …

Pro Organizers’ Best Decluttering Tips

No matter how often you sort through your bedroom closet or declutter your makeup drawer, there are some spots in the house that no amount of …

Peek Inside the Most Gorgeous Prefab Homes We've Ever Seen

The company's new line of rustic beauties, called Go Homes, are inspired by the traditional barns and cottages of New England, and start at just …

Architecture

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Japan