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11 Of The Most Outrageous Moments In Runway History

Chris Moore, the legendary and longstanding runway photographer, has witnessed some of the fashion industry's most memorable moments, from the …

London Fashion Week

Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and intellectual provocateur, dies at 68

Krauthammer, one of the highest-profile commentators of his generation, championed the muscular foreign policy of neoconservatism that helped lay the ideological groundwork for the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.<p>Known for acerbic, unsparing prose and hawkishness on U.S. and Israeli security …

Foreign Policy

Buffett, Bezos, Dimon appoint Dr. Atul Gawande as CEO of their newly formed health-care company

Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the joint health-care venture between Amazon, J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway, the three companies announced …

Health Care

You've Been Doing Lobster Rolls All Wrong

On the eve of lobster roll season, the annual debate over summer’s “perfect food” picks up: Who started it, how to make it, hot or cold, and what’s …

New England

The Difference Between Being Broke and Being Poor

<i>Words by Erynn Brook | Illustrations by Emily Flake|</i> <i>Longreads | June 2018</i><i>Erynn Brook is a feminist and freelance writer who studies media, people,</i> …

Feminism

Mediterranean Diet Study Walks Back Strongest Claim. Here's What Researchers Got Wrong

Don’t put down the Greek olives and fresh fish just yet, but the widely recommended Mediterranean Diet is short a few nuts.<p><i>The</i> <i>New England Journal of</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Koks, the World’s Most Remote Foodie Destination

People are flocking to a Nordic archipelago to sample cuisine—like fermented lamb tallow—that challenges even the most adventurous palate.<p>View more<p>The Faroe Islands, an austere, mountainous archipelago marooned in the North Atlantic two hundred miles north of Scotland, has a landmass of only five …

North Atlantic

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 p.m. and It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

The Terrible Stereotypes of Mother’s and Father’s Day Cards

Dads love beer. Moms love wine. And greeting-card companies love gendered tropes about parenting.<p>In the lead-up to Mother’s and Father’s Day, the greeting-card aisle presents doors to two alternate universes. One is a wonderland of blooming flora and boats bobbing on tranquil lakes, where grateful …

Parenting

Watch This 8-Year-Old Girl Crush Led Zeppelin's 'Good Times Bad Times'

Eight-year-old Yoyoka Soma's favorite drummer is John Bonham, so for her entry into the 2018 Hit Like A Girl drum contest, she covered Bonham's part on Led Zeppelin's "Good Times Bad Times."<p>The video, which features Soma playing along to the 1969 hit, earned her a spot in the international …

Guitar

Traditional Foodways Are the Best Way to See Iceland in a New Light

“Fire—it's the only real magic that's left in the world," Hjörleifur Stefánsson, a young, pony-tailed wizard-cum-farmer, said as he danced around …

Travel

The Beatles' Revelatory White Album Demos: A Complete Guide

Lennon was clearly enthusiastic about "Cry Baby Cry," pushing it to the top of the pile as the first song tackled at the Esher summit. He'd been …

Guitar

What I Learned on My Date With a Sex Robot

Photograph by Bobby Doherty/<i>New York</i> Magazine. Styling by Lindsay Peoples Wagner.<p>Above: Henry, Realbotix's first male sex robot.<p>I’m driving down the …

Robotics

How is the watershed changing in the modern TV world?

As Ofcom conducts a review of its current rules, Ben Dowell examines what changes might mean for terrestrial, on-demand and subscription TV …

Inside the bitter war to bring Tupac and Michael Jackson back to life

A black curtain raises, the sound of a helicopter rotor fades and there he is. Surrounded by body-painted dancers, wearing a gold jacket and sitting …

The Subtle Sexism Of Your Open Plan Office

A remarkable new study documents the experiences of women in an open office designed by men.<p>There are many reasons to hate open offices: They’re loud, prone to thieves, and, most of all, lack any kind of privacy. But a new research paper reveals yet another knock against them: They’re subtly sexist.<p>…

OpenOffice

The Beginning of the End for Those Tiny Shampoo Bottles - WSJ

Hotels switch to wall-mounted dispensers to save money and plastic, but risk the wrath of travelers used to their routines<p>Those little bottles of shampoo, conditioner and body wash in hotels—icons of travel—are disappearing, replaced by bulk dispensers mounted on shower walls. And some travelers …

Hospitality

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

Dense urbanism is great for downtowns. But what about suburbs?

Urbanist Brent Toderian reflects on which suburbs can be saved and made more walkable.<p>Post-war America has largely been built around cars. Many existing cities (including my home of Seattle) permanently scarred themselves with new urban freeways. Newer cities were oriented around freeways, …

Urban Design

How Nike’s Toxic Workplace Hurt Its Bottom Line

Nike’s toxic workplace culture not only hurt the women at the company, but also its customers.<p>Over the weekend, the <i>New York Times</i> offered a searing look at Nike’s workplace culture, which many women at the company described as toxic. For many female employees, sexual harassment and discrimination …

Sexual Harassment

Anderson Cooper Taunts Trump With 4 Blistering Questions About His 'Best People'

"If the president hires only the best people, why aren’t they still on the job?"<p>President Donald Trump repeatedly vowed during the 2016 presidential campaign that he’d only hire “the best people in the world” for his administration. Now, with many of his “best people’ ousted from the Cabinet and …

In Garamba National Park, in Democratic Republic of Congo, 13 park rangers have been killed in the past three years, and 256 elephants have been taken for their tusks—and these days, the poachers often arrive in uniform, with an arsenal of weapons to match.<p><b>Fifteen shots felled</b> the elephant. It was …

Wildlife

Why is Friday the 13th unlucky? A look back at the history of this ominous date

Today is Friday the 13th and we all know that means bad luck.<p>The superstition surrounding the date is thought to originate with the Last Supper, …

Jesus

The reasons why food tastes better in a bowl than on a plate

There were only three uses for the blue and white Pfaltzgraf bowls that filled my family’s kitchen cabinets when I was growing up—soup, breakfast cereal, and ice cream. Okay, maybe the occasional chili night. Everything else—pasta, casseroles, roast chicken—we ate off of large dinner plates, offset …

Food

Remembering Astrid Kirchherr, the Woman Who First Photographed the Beatles—and Gave Them Their Moptops

The Beatles will forever be known as the original boy band, a status they achieved only a few years after forming in Liverpool in 1960, when fangirls started fawning over John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. But before Starr joined the group in 1962, when Stuart Sutcliffe …

Homeless in Seattle

Seattle<p>The northern wall at the office of the Licton Springs Village on North Seattle's gritty Aurora Avenue features a poster containing a stark …

The life and death of Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world

Between 2004 and 2016, the most inventive food on the planet, possibly in history, came out of a small restaurant in downtown Chicago. At Moto, your first course was your menu itself, which was typically printed in edible ink on a giant tortilla chip. When you finished your menu, you would be …

Cream Cheese
Comedy

This Is What It Was Like Learning To Report Before Fake News Was The Biggest Problem In The World

As a young reporter in Eastern Europe in 2001, I expected to witness the “end of history” and the flowering of democracy. That was just one of the mistakes I made.<p><b>The end of</b> <b>history — that is, the American 1990s —</b> came for a handful of reporters in Belarus, where the big story of Sept. 10, 2001, was …

Japan’s Prisons Are a Haven for Elderly Women

Every aging society faces distinct challenges. But Japan, with the world’s oldest population (27.3 percent of its citizens are 65 or older, almost …

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