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Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Frank Sinatra Has a Cold

<i>In the winter of 1965, writer Gay Talese arrived in Los Angeles with an assignment from Esquire to profile Frank Sinatra. The legendary singer was approaching fifty, under the weather, out of sorts, and unwilling to be interviewed. So Talese remained in L.A., hoping Sinatra might recover and</i> …

New Jersey

To Stay Married, Embrace Change

A couple of years ago, it seemed as if everyone I knew was on the verge of divorce.<p>“He’s not the man I married,” one friend told me.<p>“She didn’t change, and I did,” said another.<p>And then there was the no-fault version: “We grew apart.”<p>Emotional and physical abuse are clear-cut grounds for divorce, …

Relationships

Death and Dying 101

Back in February, on a chilly, windy afternoon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a group of college students and I stood face-to-face with three …

Does Even Mark Zuckerberg Know What Facebook Is?

Mark Zuckerberg had just returned from paternity leave, and he wanted to talk about Facebook, democracy, and elections and to define what he felt his …

Social Media

Rupert Murdoch Is The Media’s Unlikely Hero In The War Against Facebook And Google

Murdoch's bare-knuckle tactics are familiar to his many media enemies. Now his sights are set on Silicon Valley, and fellow media executives are starting to think the billionaire villain behind Fox News isn't so bad.<p><b>As the media</b> industry girds for war with Silicon Valley’s powerful tech companies, …

Journalism

The new reality of old age in America

Richard Dever had swabbed the campground shower stalls and emptied 20 garbage cans, and now he climbed slowly onto a John Deere mower to cut a couple acres of grass.<p>THE FORGOTTEN: The issues at the heart of Trump's America<p>PART 1: On a Texas prairie, distance grows between neighbors over an American …

Retirement

Leaving Academia to Become a First-Generation Farmer

Chris Holman gave up on a Ph.D. in world languages to start a farm in Wisconsin.<p>From farm-to-table restaurants to farmer’s markets, there has been a push among a certain class to be more aware of where their food comes from. Many Americans’ increased consciousness about eating locally has drawn …

Soul Snatchers: How the NYPD’s 42nd Precinct, the Bronx DA’s Office, and the City of New York Conspired to Destroy Black and Brown Lives (Part 1)

What I’m about to tell you is the most painful, traumatic, outrageous, outlandish, over-the-top story of government sanctioned police brutality, …

Justice

How the Netherlands Feeds the World

In a potato field near the Netherlands’ border with Belgium, Dutch farmer Jacob van den Borne is seated in the cabin of an immense harvester before an instrument panel worthy of the starship <i>Enterprise.</i><p>From his perch 10 feet above the ground, he’s monitoring two drones—a driverless tractor roaming …

Farming

Jon Ronson on bespoke porn: ‘Nothing is too weird. We consider all requests’

Turned on by gremlins? Excited by ketchup or rare stamps? There’s a porn film for that. Inside California’s new growth industry<p>I am on the set of the porn film Stepdaughter Cheerleader Orgy. There’s a little trouble outside. The director, Mike Quasar, is trying to shoot an establishing scene – …

Behavioral Sciences

Welcome to the Lost Kitchen, the best Maine restaurant you may never be able to eat at

FREEDOM, Maine — At midnight on April 1, the phones began to ring: Reservations were now open. By 12:30, the voice mail was full. In 24 hours, the …

New England

Silicon Valley’s Unicorns Are Overvalued

New research examines fair market value of startups worth over $1 billion and finds huge discrepancies in their purported worth.<p>Unicorns were once …

The Best Gear for Small Apartments

Small homes are fragile ecosystems. Throw in some clutter, and a small space becomes chaotic, cramped, and generally unpleasant. But when …

Small Spaces

35 Greatest Speeches in History | The Art of Manliness

If a man wishes to become a great orator, he must first become a student of the great orators who have come before him. He must immerse himself in …

The Great American Bubble Machine

From tech stocks to high gas prices, Goldman Sachs has engineered every major market manipulation since the Great Depression -- and they're about to …

Finance

Why the "Lazy Jobless" Myth Persists

During the recent fight over extending unemployment benefits, conservatives trotted out the shibboleth that says the program fosters sloth. Sen. Judd …

All the Single Ladies

Recent years have seen an explosion of male joblessness and a steep decline in men’s life prospects that have disrupted the “romantic market” in ways that narrow a marriage-minded woman’s options: increasingly, her choice is between deadbeats (whose numbers are rising) and playboys (whose power is …

Barack Obama on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Cars, and the Future of Humanity | WIRED

Photographs by Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos for WIRED<p>IT’S HARD TO think of a single technology that will shape our world more in the next 50 …

5 Reasons Why Trump Will Win

<b>Midwest Math, or Welcome to Our Rust Belt Brexit.</b> I believe Trump is going to focus much of his attention on the four blue states in the rustbelt of …

Government

The power of vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her …

Public Speaking

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Atmabodha

Tattvabodha

<b>Tattva Bodha (The Awakening to Reality)</b><p><b>By Adi Sankaracharya, Translated by Charles Johnston</b><p>I<p>To the Master, the World-Soul, the Master of seekers for …

Spirituality

Advaita Vedanta

"Advaita" redirects here. For other uses, see Advaita (disambiguation).<p><i>Advaita Vedanta</i> (/ədˈvaɪtə vɛˈdɑːntə/; Sanskrit: अद्वैत वेदान्त, IAST: <i>Advaita</i> …

Tastemaker

How Spotify’s Discover Weekly cracked human curation at internet scale<p><b>In the ‘90s,</b> Aby Ngana Diop was the queen of taasu, a practice of ritual poetry performed by female griots in Senegal. Diop’s distinctive vocals made her a sought-after performer at the weddings and funerals of the rich and …

Playlist

The Dark Side of Empathy

How caring for one person can foster baseless aggression towards another<p>I’m not usually in favor of killing, but I’d make an exception for the leaders of ISIS. I’d feel a certain satisfaction if they were wiped off the face of the Earth. This is a pretty typical attitude, shared even by many of my …

Children of the Yuan Percent: Everyone Hates China’s Rich Kids

Emerging from a nightclub near Workers’ Stadium in Beijing at 1:30 a.m. on a Saturday in June, Mikael Hveem ordered an Uber. He selected the cheapest …

Mariza - Meu Fado Meu

What Motivates Us?

Featured Guest: Daniel Pink, author of <i>Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us</i>.<p>Download this podcast<p>KATHERINE BELL: Welcome to the Harvard Business Review IdeaCast. I’m Katherine Bell. I’m on the phone today with Daniel Pink, author of the New York Times Bestseller, A Whole New Mind. …