Shaina Henry

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The Man Who Made the Australian Café (and, Yes, Avocado Toast) a Global Phenomenon

The first time I went to Ruby’s, New York’s original Australian café, which opened in 2003, I felt as if I’d been transported back home to Sydney: whitewashed walls to coax the light in; boisterous crowds at communal tables; employees who actually acknowledged you when you entered. At a time when …

Los Angeles

‘It Can Happen Even to Guys’: Ohio State Wrestlers Detail Abuse, Saying #UsToo

CLEVELAND — Nick Nutter, an All-American heavyweight wrestler at Ohio State turned professional martial arts fighter, sat watching the television last January as one by one, the young women, former gymnasts — some of them Olympians — took the stand in a courtroom in Michigan, and in wrenching …

Martial Arts

Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

We knew everything we needed to know, and nothing stood in our way. Nothing, that is, except ourselves. A tragedy in two acts.

Climate Change

The mystery of ‘Q’: How an anonymous conspiracy-monger launched a movement (if the person exists)

From somewhere in the vast and mysterious “deep state,” a dissident agent rises up to give the people cryptic clues about how their heroic president will push back the forces of evil and make America great again. The renegade informant is known only as “Q,” and if such a person actually exists, …

QAnon

How Record Heat Wreaked Havoc on Four Continents

Expect more. That’s the verdict of climate scientists to the record-high temperatures this spring and summer in vastly different climate zones.<p>The contiguous United States had its hottest month of May and the third-hottest month of June. Japan was walloped by record triple-digit temperatures, …

Hong Kong

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

How Goop’s Haters Made Gwyneth Paltrow’s Company Worth $250 Million

On a Monday morning in November, students at Harvard Business School convened in their classroom to find Gwyneth Paltrow. She was sitting at one of their desks, fitting in not at all, using her phone, as they took their seats along with guests they brought to class that day — wives, mothers, …

Los Angeles

Refinery29, Kylie Jenner, and the Denial Underlying Millennial Financial Resentment

Lately, the air has been crackling with financial resentment. Tweets and articles about money—about, say, how Kylie Jenner is a self-made billionaire, or how two rich college graduates chose their expensive apartment in Kips Bay, or how one young woman lives in New York on an intern’s salary and a …

Kylie Jenner

Cairo: A Type of Love Story

Raising a family during a revolution.<p>Natasha was the first of our daughters to get bitten by a rodent. It probably happened while she was sleeping, but she was too small to communicate anything. As with Ariel, her identical-twin sister, Natasha’s early vocabulary was mostly English, but the girls …

Did Science Miss Its Best Shot at an AIDS Vaccine?

In the late 1980s, Burt Dorman was ready to get out of the vaccination game. A biophysical chemist, he’d spent years running a successful company …

The Struggles of a $40 Million Nutrition Science Crusade

<i>Editor’s note: Since this story's publication WIRED has made several clarifications and corrections, which are described at the bottom of this …

Diabetes

A Comprehensive Guide to the Physics of Running on the Moon

One day humans will have a permanent presence on the moon. Right? One day it's going to happen. So, how are we going to live on the moon? And maybe a …

Physics

The Water Wars of Arizona

Early one morning in July 2014, Lori Paup awoke in her new home in the Sulphur Springs Valley of Arizona and began unpacking boxes of clothes, hanging photographs and prepping the day’s home-schooling lessons for her two teenage children. Paup, who until a few days earlier had never been to …

Water

How the BBC Women Are Working Toward Equal Pay

When Carrie Gracie discovered that her salary was lower than that of her male peers, she blamed herself. But wage disparities are a social problem with far-reaching effects.<p>The first weeks of July, 2017, were especially intense for Carrie Gracie, the BBC’s China editor. She travelled seven thousand …

Gender

She needed a sperm donor. So she started a podcast.

When Molly Hawkey froze her eggs after her 37th birthday, she figured it would buy her just enough time to meet the man she’d want to father her children. But almost three years and several dead-end relationships later, she’s not so sure that her ideal partner exists. If he does, she’s tired of …

Eggs

Forget Suits. Show the Tattoo. Female Candidates Are Breaking the Rules.

The guys at the union hall have just swapped out the first keg when Abby Finkenauer, Democratic candidate for Congress, arrives and immediately reveals the kind of vulnerability that campaign consultants have long told women to avoid.<p>She starts by discussing her $20,000 in student loan debt, then …

Voting

Thousands Say Kratom Cured Their Addiction. The Government Says It’s Just Another Opioid.

<b>By the time Courtney True</b> found the Reddit thread about kratom in December 2016, she hadn’t touched an opioid for 48 hours. She was in bad shape — …

Inside country music’s complex — and increasingly lucrative — love affair with alcohol

As the temperature inched toward 92 degrees in the parking lots outside Kenny Chesney’s concert in May, the beer cans were icy, the Jell-O shots were melting, and the T-shirts were direct: “Country Music and Beer, That’s Why I’m Here.” “Pour Me Something Tall and Strong.” “Make America Drunk Again.”<p>…

Robert F. Kennedy’s final flight: The storied journey of the ride from California to New York

By David Margolick<p>Robert F. Kennedy’s body was loaded onto the front of the Air Force jet early in the afternoon of June 6, 1968. His family, holding hands, surrounded the coffin while it was hoisted up. Meanwhile, the various Kennedy friends, relatives and aides who had assembled at Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

‘It was my job, and I didn’t find him’: Stoneman Douglas resource officer remains haunted by massacre

By Eli Saslow<p>, Reporter<p>BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Scot Peterson had spent much of the past three months in hiding, but now somebody was walking onto his porch and toward the front door. A motion detector activated an alarm inside his duplex. Peterson, 55, ducked away from the windows and bent out of …

Crime

The Tortured Mind Of Dan Harmon

Are you watching Rick and Morty, one of the funniest, most outrageous shows on TV? Millions of die-hard fans are. So why are they making the guy who created it so miserable?<p><b>“I'll go, ‘I ate a cupcake today,’</b> and they're like, ‘Stop eatin’ cupcakes and write the fuckin’ show, you piece of shit!’ ” …

10 of Our Best Chicken Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

I am not sure which is more tried and true when it comes to weeknight cooking: a trusty skillet dinner or crowd-pleasing chicken. It really doesn't …

Cooking

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

This Is the Most Popular Make-Ahead Breakfast on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

Breakfast is too often the meal that gets forgotten, skipped, or phoned in. People say it's the most important meal of the day, but it tends to take …

The Last Days of Time Inc.

An oral history of how the pre-eminent media organization of the 20th century ended up on the scrap heap.

How to Give Your Home Positive Energy with Flowers & Plants

Has the season's unpredictable weather have you feeling gloomy or unmotivated lately? Does your home feel stale, uninspiring? If you've been in a rut of any kind, we're here to share one way to bring some positive energy into your home, stat―and it might be as simple as taking a trip to your local …

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry’s bride: A ‘confident mixed-race woman’ marries into the Royal family - The Washington Post

Meghan Markle was glaring at her love interest. She leaned forward, fury clear in her expression as she asked the question: <i>Was it so hard to believe one of her parents was black?</i><p>“You think,” she spat, “this is just a year-round tan?”<p>Portraits of Meghan Markle from eighth, ninth and 12th grades. …

Royal Family

How A Synesthetic Artist Sees Sounds And Turns Music Into Paintings

<i>Artist Christina Eve has synesthesia, a rare neurological condition that entwines the senses. In Christina Eve's case, she sees sounds. Last year she sent me a handful of her colorful paintings she made based on music she heard and the visions she had when she listened. I was so fascinated by the</i> …

Art

The Baby-Formula Crime Ring

It’s pricey, it’s portable, its users need it constantly, and retailers love to buy it at a discount. All of which makes it a perfect product to steal.

Portable

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education