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'No one comes to help us': Florence cleanup highlights Wilmington's stark social divide

Their neighborhoods get fixed up first around here, their streets get fixed up first around here Shacory Blanks<p>Shacory Blanks didn’t know Hurricane Florence was coming towards her home in Wilmington, North Carolina, until just hours before landfall. The 31-year-old doesn’t have a television – she …

North Carolina

'Is This Blood or ... Brain Fluid?': The Nightmare of a Liner to the Head

It was the sound that scared Bryce Florie. Or rather, the absence of sound.<p>There were 33,861 fans in Fenway Park that early September Friday night, a sellout crowd to watch the first-place New York Yankees and second-place Boston Red Sox, with ex-Red Sox ace Roger Clemens starting for the hated …

Albert Pujols

12 of the Best Design Exhibitions to See This Fall

"It’s always a bit of a surprise to finally encounter, in three dimensions, an object you’ve seen reproduced countless times in coffee-table books [and] design blogs," says Colin Fanning, curator of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibition on German industrial designer Dieter Rams. …

Art Galleries

Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong

Print this story<p><b>From the 16th century to the 19th,</b> scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death, too, beginning with rattling teeth and ending with a body so rotted out from the inside that its victims could literally be …


‘She’s Running The Country, I’m Holding The Baby’: Grazia Speaks Exclusively To New Zealand's 'First Bloke' Clarke Gayford

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Anna Silverman | 18 09 2018<p>© Simon Woolfe<p>As Jacinda Ardern approaches the end of her first year as PM of New Zealand, Anna …

New Zealand

The Five Battlefields for Control of the House

Democrats or Republicans will piece together a House majority from across five main types of congressional districts that are most competitive this fall. Here’s our field guide to those races.


How To Eat Your Way Through New Orleans in One Day

New Orleans is a town full of folks who start talking about dinner plans before the lunch plates are licked clean. A word of advice: If you’re coming, come hungry.<p>Crackling with an effusive gumbo of culinary history and cocktail culture, New Orleans is arguably the best place to eat in America with …

New Orleans

This 20-Year-Old Transgender Man Wants to Change Bodybuilding Forever

Ajay Holbrook is ready for the bodybuilding world. It remains to be seen whether the bodybuilding world is ready for him.<p>Like most other bodybuilders jumping into yet another day of repetitive bench pressing and tricep curls, Ajay Holbrook needs music to set the mood. He connects his phone to the …


The most curious cameras ever

<b>John Wade takes you into the wonderful world of unusual, quirky and unique cameras, some of which you will find irresistible to add to your collection</b><p>…

7 Editors Reflect on the Fashion Week Moments That Will Stick With Them Forever

Fashion Week may be glamorous, but it's also hectic, stressful, and hard work. For those reporting live from the shows, when the designers take their final bows, the work is just beginning. Amid the late nights, the panicked cab journeys, the long waits, the street style snaps, and the frantic race …

Fashion Week

Think you've mastered tacos? Here are five ways to up your game

If your tacos always involve ground beef, seasonings from a packet, a jar of salsa and a corn shell, it’s time for an intervention. There is nothing wrong with the tacos you’re currently making, but there is so much more taco goodness to be had in this world.<p>“Tacos are great because you can eat …


How Dust Allows For Life On Earth

Dust is something we all hate having to clean up in our homes, but dust carries nutrients across the globe to help environment growth world wise. …

The World's 10 Best Vintage Stores

Fashion is the world's second most polluting industry, producing some 80 billion pieces of clothing per year. So what's an eco-conscious shopper to do? While vintage clothing is, quite literally, nothing new, Hollywood fashion royalty like Lady Gaga, Nicole Richie, and Chloë Sevigny continually …

These Are the States With the Best (and Worst) Tippers

Travel<p>By Joe McGauley Published On 09/18/2018<p>@jwmcgauley<p>By Joe McGauley @jwmcgauley Published On 09/18/2018<p>Tossing a buck in the tip jar every time …

Service Industry

Photos: Pet Rescues in the Wake of Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence passes out of the area, the floodwaters from the record rainfall continue to threaten some parts of North and South Carolina, with major rivers expected to reach their peak flood levels in the next few hours or days. For much of the past week, residents have been evacuating or …

North Carolina

How Puerto Rico Became the Newest Tax Haven for the Super Rich

A year after the tragedy of Hurricane Maria, the 51st state has become the favorite playground for extremely wealthy Americans looking to keep their money from the taxman. The only catch? They have to cut all ties to the mainland (wink, wink).<p><b>The party known as Cocktails and Compliance</b>—so called …

Puerto Rico

10 Fashion Rules to Break This Fall

Street Style

Surf’s Up in Japan: Pictures


The Coddling of the American Mind ‘Is Speeding Up’

A conversation with Greg Lukianoff, the co-author of a 2015 Atlantic cover story and new book of the same name, about campus free speech in a tumultuous time<p>Greg Lukianoff was preoccupied with political polarization—not just the divisiveness he observed, but the fallout—and specifically the effects …

Black Lives Matter

The Bodega Signmakers of New York

How these curbside canvases came to be, according to the men who make them.<p>New York City is covered in advertising, but nothing appeals so directly to the carnal desires of its denizens more than the tantalizing imagery adorning the exteriors of its corner markets and bodegas.<p>Within these …


‘Pimples are in’ – the rise of the acne positivity movement

I looked at my friends who didn’t wear makeup and I realised when they had pimples they still looked beautiful<p>It was on a family holiday that Kali Kushner discovered, abruptly, just how others viewed her skin. “At the end of the day I washed off my makeup,” she recalls. “My nephew said: ‘Why is …


Mexico’s Drug Cartels Are Moving Into the Gasoline Industry 

Blood and Oil MEXICO'S DRUG CARTELS AND THE GASOLINE INDUSTRY<p>Mexico’s drug cartels are moving into the gasoline industry — infiltrating the national …


Nuclear bunkers are the new real estate craze

If you've got the money to pay for it, it doesn't matter if it's bizarre or not. You've earned it."<p>Gary Lynch<p>If you don't have the land to put your shelter in, it's like buying a boat without an ocean to sail it on."<p>Ron Hubbard

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Living The Stream

How did Ninja become gaming's first crossover star? The Fortnite legend is relentless about one thing: He's always on.<p><b>FOR TYLER BLEVINS,</b> it is the …


The Emmys Quickly Became the Butt of Its Own Joke

When it came to "diversity"—the oft-repeated word of the evening—the awards show spent more time telling and less time showing.<p>On Monday night, <i>Saturday Night Live</i>'s Kate McKinnon and Kenan Thompson strolled on stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angles to open the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy …

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The quest to put the Talmud online

The Internet of 2010 contained many things, and free of charge. It had the full works of Shakespeare. It had robust English translations of classical Greek philosophy. It had just about every Miley Cyrus lyric.<p>But when Joshua Foer, author of “Moonwalking With Einstein” and creator of the travel …


Kavanaugh Allegations Recall 1991's Supreme Court Scandal, With Key Differences

Professor Christine Blasey Ford came forward on Sunday for the first time telling her story alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually attacked her 35 years ago when the two were both in high school.<p>So how is this different from the sexual harassment allegations made against now …


Watch the Shocking Proposal that Stole the Show at the 2018 Emmys

As he accepted the Emmy for outstanding direction for a variety special, 2018 Oscars director Glenn Weiss proposed to his girlfriend, Jan—with the ring his father used to propose to his mother.<p>As Oscars 2018 director <b>Glenn Weiss</b> took the stage to accept his Emmy on Monday night for outstanding …

Red Carpet

Who Won What and Who Looked Good at the Emmys: Pictures