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MMA the Morning After: The Reality of Recovering from Fight Night

It's mid-August, more than five weeks since UFC 226, and Paul Felder still can't pick up anything much heavier than a spoon with his right arm.<p>Felder sports a splint on his right forearm, the fallout from an ill-fated spinning backfist he threw at Mike Perry in the first round of their match in …

Why you should read this article slowly

The Kindle has not killed off the printed book any more than the car killed off the bicycle<p>The slow reader is like a swimmer who stops counting laps and just enjoys how their body feels and moves in water<p>Are we doomed to read distractedly in the digital age? Technology seems to deter slow, …

LeBron James Is Already Winning Hollywood

As he prepares to debut with the L.A. Lakers, the NBA’s biggest star has emerged as one of the town’s hottest producers, setting up a dozen film and …

Lebron James

How ClassPass and Mindbody Are Killing the Big-Box Gym

I resisted fitness studios for a long time. Instead, I preferred the isolation of big-box gyms, the nationwide chain types: warehouse-like spaces …

Heart Rates

Rob Delaney and His Son’s Cancer

If you watch the show <i>Catastrophe</i>, you already know Rob Delaney is a wizard alchemist at combining wit and empathy. He now uses this trademark …

Alan Partridge

Pickup Artists Are Still A Thing. And They Want You To Know They’ve Evolved.

<b>For someone whose entire gig</b> is chatting up women in a nightclub, pickup artist Mystery (real name Erik von Markovik) doesn’t appear to be a …

Colgate

How to Get Lucky: The Secrets to Creating Your Own Good Fortune

Think getting lucky is all about, well, luck? Think again. Those who appear to “run lucky” just might be engineering fortune in their favor.<p>Some guys seem to have all the luck. A perfect career, a perfect partner, a perfect life. When they’re not sitting next to a book publisher on a flight, …

Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford moved 3,000 miles to reinvent her life. It wasn’t far enough.

By Jessica Contrera ,<p>Jessica Contrera<p>Enterprise reporter focusing on stories about people whose lives are affected by what's happening in the news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Ian Shapira ,<p>Ian Shapira<p>Enterprise reporter covering the Washington region and beyond<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Emma Brown and<p>Emma …

Six Cookbooks That Will Make You a Better Cook, According to Julia Turshen

Julia Turshen has long been a sought-after cookbook writer, collaborating with big names like Gwyneth Paltrow and Dana Cowin and famously turning in book drafts an entire year before their due date (unheard of in the cookbook world).<p>She redefined her career as a solo cookbook author with <i>Small</i> …

Flavors

Cheese Tea Could Be the New Bubble Tea — If Americans Get Over the Name

“Cheese tea? What’s that?”<p>Mention it to anyone who’s hearing about it for the first time and you’ll likely get a scrunched-up nose and a look of confusion. Perhaps even a shake of the head. To many Americans, the combination of tea and cheese sounds downright unappetizing. But, as any cheese tea …

Los Angeles

The Tiny Blond Bible Teacher Taking on the Evangelical Political Machine

Beth Moore grew her flock by teaching scripture to women—and being deferential to men. Now her outspokenness on sexism could cost her everything.<p>When Beth Moore arrived in Houston in the 1980s, she found few models for young women who wanted to teach scripture. Many conservative Christian …

Your hand gestures can help make you more charismatic

Research into public speakers suggests hand gestures can powerfully change the way you are perceived. David Robson explains.<p>Next time you watch a TED talk or a political speech, take a moment to look closely at the speaker’s hand movements. Is the motion slow or energetic? Is it subtle or …

Charisma

JF Kennedy's childhood photos published – in pictures

Images have been released as part of a year-long effort by the John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to make 1,700 vulnerable nitrate negative photographs available online. They provide a glimpse of the Kennedy family from before JFK’s birth through to the early 1950s

John F. Kennedy

How Russia’s Skate Culture Found Its Own Unique Sense of Style

Though they were initially influenced by America, skaters from Moscow and beyond now present a truly local take on fashion.<p><i>Some people will tell you that the internet killed style subcultures—or a least turned them into a global, universally accessible phenomenon. We say that’s bullshit. Even as</i> …

Ralph Lauren

Pictures of the Week 9.21.18

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The Beerfest That Is Oktoberfest: Pictures

Oktoberfest

The people making bags out of worthless money

Hyperinflation has ravaged Venezuela’s economy, and its old bolivar notes are worth next to nothing. But for some enterprising artists, these useless notes are an economic opportunity.

Venezuela

Where a Sore Throat Becomes a Death Sentence

KIGALI, Rwanda — Neighbors whisper that she is pregnant, a disgrace for a young, unmarried woman. The rumors mortify her. She hates her swollen belly.<p>But Florence Ndimubakunzi is not pregnant. Her heart is failing. It pumps so poorly that blood backs up in her veins, bloating her liver and spleen, …

How NAFTA Destroyed the Mexican Diet

<i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>Civil</i> <i>Eats</i><i>.</i><p>When Alyshia Gálvez’s mother was growing up in California in the 1950s, she traveled to Michigan every winter to visit family. When she returned home, she would march into a grocery store, buy a head of lettuce, and eat it while sitting on the curb …

Public Health

Why a ‘Memory Town’ Is Coming to Your Local Strip Mall

Weeks after opening near San Diego, a model town for treating dementia is set to be replicated around the U.S.<p>On August 13, a brand-new town in Southern California welcomed its first residents. They trickled through the doors of a generic beige warehouse on a light-industrial stretch of Main Street …

San Diego

A High-End Mover Dishes on Truckstop Hierarchy, Rich People, and Moby Dick

<i>Finn Murphy</i>| The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road | <i>W. W. Norton & Company</i> | <i>June 2017</i> | <i>22 minutes (5,883 words)</i> <i></i><p><i>The following is an</i> …

Long Haul

She reported her rape. Her hometown turned against her. Can justice ever be served?

Part One<p>About that night<p>Aug. 11, 2006, was a sweltering Friday night in the midst of a long, fatally hot summer. A 16-year-old girl reported that she was raped that night, in a storage shed off a dirt road in my hometown of Arlington, Tex. Nobody was ever prosecuted for it, and nobody was punished …

Fort Worth

The Hollywood Reporter 100: The Most Powerful People in Entertainment 2018

The annual pecking order of showbiz power is revealed as Disney CEO Bob Iger leads the list, the Murdochs tumble from the Top 10 and LeBron James …

Lebron James

Marijuana Stocks Are the New Bitcoin

By<p>Updated Sept. 21, 2018 4:23 p.m. ET<p>Marijuana stocks had a short strange trip this week. Led by Tilray,the U.S.-listed grower that just went public …

Peter Thiel

Solving the genome puzzle

With advances in gene technology helping to diagnose very rare diseases, has the new era of personalised medicine finally arrived?<p>Evie Walker sits on her mother’s lap, playing a game she never grows tired of: turning her mother’s hand over and over, stroking and examining it. When she takes a break …

The Many Legacies of Gilda Radner

The first words of the rest of Gilda Radner’s life were, “It’s John Belushi. Do you want to be the girl in the show?”<p>The show in question wasn’t</i> …

Bill Murray

The Re-reinvention of Chris(tine and the Queens)

In her third act, France’s Héloïse Letissier is playfully muddying the gender lines. But under the name Chris, she continues to make pop’s brashest, queerest records with absolute clarity.<p><b>A petite Chris</b> (née Christine and the Queens) lounges in New York’s Standard Hotel. Dressed in a white polo …

Short Hair

There are now more $100 bills than $1 bills in the world

A funny thing happened on the way to a world of cryptocurrencies and mobile payments. Cash became more popular than ever. The main reason? The one hundred dollar bill.<p>In 2017, for the first time ever, the one hundred dollar bill became the most popular US bill in circulation, beating out the one …

Mobile Payments

The epic rise and fall of the name Heather

When people think of endangered species, they tend to think of the giant panda, the blue whale, or maybe the snow leopard. We need to add another group to the list: women named Heather.<p>A Quartz analysis of US baby-name data that goes back to 1880 finds that no name in history has become so popular …