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The Answer Is Never

<i>Sabine Heinlein | Longreads | April 2015 | 16 minutes (3,886 words)</i><p>One time, when I was in my early twenties, I shared a hospital room with a mother …

The Happy Life of a Nomadic Surfer

In this documentary, a French woman named Léa Bassy describes how a life-long passion for surfing led her to the beaches of Norway. For seven years, she lived in a van; she owns few things and says she's content to have "the minimum." Filmmaker Sarah Menzies, who produced this short for Patagonia, …

Beaches

Watch Willie Nelson Score 'High' Grade on Jimmy Kimmel's 'Pot Quiz'

"There's a lot of focus on how much people drink here at South by Southwest," Jimmy Kimmel told his studio audience last night in Austin, Texas, …

Willie Nelson

The Life and Afterlife of Julia Pastrana, a ‘Bearded Lady’

Mexican herders searching for a missing cow found Julia and her mother hiding in a mountain cave. They took them to the nearest city, where Julia was …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

Everything You Need to Know About the Music Industry’s Move to Friday Release Dates

Album release dates are moving from Tuesdays to Fridays. Confused? Here’s an explainer.<p>One of the oldest traditions in the music industry is that new albums are typically released on Tuesdays. But a recent study by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has discovered that …

Ayahuasca: a psychedelic murder story

So this is what the murder scene looks like. There, on the sun-dappled driveway, is where the shots were fired; here, at the top of the hill with its …

Georgia O’Keeffe on Art, Life, and Setting Priorities

In her heyday, <b>Georgia O’Keeffe</b> (November 15, 1887–March 6, 1986) was written about as America’s first great female artist. The great social critic Lewis Mumford once remarked of a painting of hers: <i>“Not only is it a piece of consummate craftsmanship, but it likewise possesses that mysterious force,</i> …

The Top 10 Outdoor Adventures Via Public Transportation

Weekend warriors have it easy. Clock out at five, stop by home to grab gear, hop into the car, and chase the world of adventures lying just beyond the dashboard. It's that simple.<p>But for many city-dwellers cars are not an option, or at least not a practical one, and their world of possibilities is …

Emile Haynie Shares "Come Find Me" Featuring Lykke Li and The xx's Romy Madley Croft

Songwriter and producer Emile Haynie's debut solo album <i>We Fall</i> is out February 24 via Interscope. After sharing the Lana Del Rey-featuring single "Wait for Life", he's shared another new track from the album. Check out "Come Find Me" featuring Lykke Li and the xx's Romy Madley Croft below.<p>Haynie's …

Hear Scott Weiland's Foot-Stomping 'Way She Moves'

On March 31st, Scott Weiland will release <i>Blaster,</i> the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman's first original solo LP since 2008's <i>"Happy" in Galoshes</i> …

Music

Sia's Husband Wrote Shia LaBeouf's Loving Grammy Intro

One of the stranger moments at the 2015 Grammy Awards was when actor Shia LaBeouf introduced Sia's "Chandelier" performance in an exceedingly …

Shia LaBeouf

Just a typical Saturday morning

This morning I woke up, due to a melatonin cue from my brain responding to signals from cellular clocks. By sending electrical signals from my brain …

Wait a sec… haven’t I seen this video before? This week’s brand-spankin’-new It’s Okay To Be Smart takes a look at that freaky glitch in our neural Matrix that we call déjà vu. The act of remembering what has happened to us int he past has famously been called “mental time travel”, but like an off-kilter TARDIS, sometimes that temporal process goes a little askew. What causes our neural circuitry to enter these kind of Bill Murray-esque recursive loops? Scientists haven’t yet figured out exactly déjà vu, but they have some pretty cool theories. Learn about ‘em this week! Oh, and make sure you leave some love for this week’s OKTBS spirit animal: Finally, no discussion of déjà vu would be complete without this

<b>Wait a sec… haven’t I seen this video before?</b><p>This week’s brand-spankin’-new It’s Okay To Be Smart takes a look at that freaky glitch in our neural …

The Selling of the Avocado

How the "alligator pear" went from obscure delicacy to America's favorite fruit<p>Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show called <i>Good Day New York</i>. The gig involved knocking on the doors of random, unsuspecting New Yorkers and, along …

Nutrition

Group Names America's 10 Best New Bike Lanes

People for Bikes, an organization that promotes bike riding and increased attention to road safety, has issued its annual list of the best new bike lanes in the United States. The list highlights lanes that feature cycling-specific infrastructure, like cycling-only signals and physical barriers …

Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau

After a turkey-meatloaf dinner, they went down to the dungeon and she undressed, tied her hair up, put on a cat mask and leather collar, and assumed …

The 10 best albums of 2014

Robin Williams Talks Sex and Comedy In Newly-Unearthed Recordings

It’s been four months since comedic titan Robin Williams tragically took his own life, and just as he will always be remembered for his legendary acting roles, he’ll also be remembered as someone who was emotionally attuned to the world–something PBS’s <i>Blank On Blank</i>, a web series that animates …

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …

The Best Thing I Ate in New Orleans: Churros Cafe's Cuban black beans

Foo Fighters put the pedal to the metal at the New Orleans House of Blues

Chris Evert

Comedy

There is more plant food in the world to sustain everyone, then there is enough animals to sustain all you omnivores. AND IF YOU SAY WE EAT THE …