Cristi Lagos

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How will the 5G network change the world?

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Internet of Things

The Topics Dystopian Films Won't Touch

Movies like The Hunger Games imagine society's present problems getting worse—except for sexism and racism, which magically disappear in the future.<p>Since the release of <i>The Hunger Games</i> in 2012, dystopian cinema has enjoyed sustained interest in American culture. Popular young adult novels are being …

The True Stories Behind Classic Fairy Tales

Fairy tales, gripping, magical and inspiring, are master narratives. Children subconsciously recall their messages as they grow older, and are forced to cope with real injustices and contradictions in their lives. Some fairy tales are based on legends that incorporated a spiritual belief of the …

“The Giving Tree” at Fifty: Sadder Than I Remembered

A few weeks ago, rummaging around the Strand, I came across a fiftieth-anniversary edition of Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree.” It had the fern-green cover familiar from childhood, the same oversized dimensions, the same appealing sketch on its front—a squiggly drawing of a tall tree, its top …

A Better Way to Think About the Genre Debate

Last month, when the fiction finalists for the National Book Awards were announced, one stood out from the rest: “Station Eleven,” by Emily St. John Mandel. While the other nominated books are what, nowadays, we call “literary fiction,” “Station Eleven” is set in a familiar genre universe, in which …

'Serial': the new podcast that's already a cult phenomenon

Never has a podcast collected a loyal cult following in such a short amount of time like <i>Serial</i>.<p>The nonfiction series, which unravels a story …

The 12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

<i>By Carey Rossi</i><p>Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control -- the death of a loved one, a job loss or financial troubles. But the small choices you make every day may also affect your mood more than you may realize. Your social media habits, exercise routine and even the way you …

Quit Your Job

The surprising benefits of taking your 20s to use the labor market as a laboratory, rather than commit to the first company that happens to hire you<p>My friends sometimes approach me with career anxieties, under the false impression that writing about economics makes somebody a good career advisor. …

Types of Men Women Meet Online

1. Let's start off with this winner! I can understand a man wanting to put his best foot forward except when that foot is attached to a guy five years, 20 pounds, and a whole head of hair ago. It's not even about the looks; it's about the deception! When you eventually meet in person, that kind of …

What is Ebola? Explain Like I’m Five | UNICEF

Where Age Equals Happiness

In the U.S., well-being tends to be highest in a person's earliest and latest years. But elsewhere, new research shows, quality of life follows a very different pattern.<p>“I’m nearly 70 years old, and I can tell you that bad things begin to happen as you get older,” said Angus Deaton, a professor of …

Brittany Maynard and the Challenge of Dying with Dignity

The terminally ill 29-year-old, who took her own life Saturday, was certain in her wishes. But what about patients who seem motivated by depression or hopelessness?<p>"Goodbye world," wrote Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman suffering from an aggressive and lethal form of brain cancer, before she …

Why Russia Really Tore Down Its Steve Jobs Memorial

It's too simplistic to blame Russia's dismantling of an iPhone statue honoring the Mac inventor on the coming out of Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>On Monday, many outlets reported the news that a memorial dedicated to former Apple CEO Steve Jobs had been dismantled in St. Petersburg, Russia. In a statement, …

Passive Resistance

The active voice isn’t always the best choice.<p>“Mistakes were made.” “Prepaid fees will be placed in trust.” “It is suggested that the null hypothesis can be rejected.”<p>The passive voice has long been dismissed as a hallmark of turgid prose. “Many a tame sentence,” wrote Strunk and White in <i>The</i> …

Why We Sleep Together

A long time ago, beds were expensive—but there's more to it than that.<p>With a guest in town occupying the second bedroom of our Manhattan apartment, my three-year-old son, a notorious sideways sleeper, bunked with my pregnant wife and me. Too many snores and little feet in the back of my neck, I …

How Not Understanding The Way Men Hear Your Words Could Be Ruining Your Dating Life

I want to ask you a question, ladies. Do you understand who the opposite sex really is and how they hear what you say? A common misconception is that the opposite sex will react to life the same way you would.<p>A friend and I used to laugh that the men we were looking for were really women's …

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…

Breakfast

The NYC Cook Who Turned a Tiny Food Cart Into His Biggest Dream

Kumar's Lunch of Dreams<p>The New York City cook who turned a tiny food cart into a celebrated culinary triumph.<p>Kumar's Lunch of Dreams<p>The New York City …

How to Use Apple Pay: What You Need to Know

Apple Pay, Apple’s take on the digital wallet, is finally here. If you have an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, you can officially start buying things with …

NPR

Here’s a roundup of our Ebola coverage today, including the latest news and a timeline of events in the U.S.<p>First, the news: A second health care …

Ebola now threatens the whole world

The latest outbreak of the lethal disease is very different – worse still, it could mutate into something even more deadly, says Tim Butcher, who knows the infected area of west Africa well<p>He is called ''S1’’ by scientists. He was two years old, born in a bush village called Meliandou, a …

'Quarantine stations,' Ebola questions, thermometers coming to 5 U.S. airports

One person has come to the United States and come down with Ebola here.<p>Authorities want to keep it that way.<p>To that end, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday beefed-up measures at five of America's biggest, busiest airports aimed at preventing the deadly virus' further …

US health providers expand their Ebola precautions

NEW YORK (AP) — Public hospitals in New York City are so concerned about Ebola, they've secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into …

How not to catch Ebola

<b>As the outbreak continues to spread, the fear of catching the disease is rising.</b><p>Experts are learning more about how to contain the virus that has infected around 7,500 people in West Africa.<p>The race is on to stop this deadly disease that kills more than half of those it infects.<p>Here's what is known.<p>…

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Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone officials in aid row

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Dallas Ebola patient on ventilator and receiving kidney dialysis

DALLAS (Reuters) - The Ebola patient fighting for his life in a Dallas hospital is on a ventilator and a kidney dialysis machine to help stabilize his health, the hospital said on Tuesday.<p>An ambulance transports Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia, to the Nebraska …

A Fashion Month Detox for Mind & Body

How to get rid of bloat, start sleeping again and motivate yourself to head to the gym after a month of fashion madness.<p>We asked Vicky Vlachonis, a pain management expert whose clients include Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz and author of The Body Doesn't Lie, to share her secrets to getting back …

What I learned during the 7 months I spent homeless

In February, my grandmother, with whom I lived, passed away. This left me homeless. I was a little more dependent on her than I would like to admit. …

Shattered Dream: Apple Supplier Declares Bankruptcy After iPhone 6 Snub

An Apple supplier that has partnered with the company on a sapphire glass plant in Arizona filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday after its …

Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story

Across the nation, American businesses, families, and communities are embracing clean, renewable energy that is homegrown, healthy, and can never run out. By finding alternatives to fossil fuels that pollute our air and disrupt our climate, they are showcasing the single most practical way to …