Matthew Dubay

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Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …

Who Owns Your Steps?

Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress resides on the servers of the company that makes them. For Albert, that data is almost as valuable and irreplaceable as photos or texts, and …

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

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The Secret Lives of Hillary and Bill in the White House

Broken lamps, shouting matches, sneaking away to the pool—and other scenes from the Clinton residence during the Lewinsky scandal.<p>Emery says he was devastated at the loss of his job, and his $50,000 salary. “I was out of work for a year,” he says. “They ripped the rug right out from under me. You …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

IQ

New SAT, New Problems

The questions, particularly those in the math sections, could put certain students at a disadvantage.<p>In his announcement last spring that a new version of the SAT would be launched in 2016, The College Board President David Coleman drew on a favorite buzzword: opportunity.<p>In his speech, Coleman …

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6 Scientific Reasons You Can’t Stop Looking At Ruin Porn

From hedonic reversal to fear of boredom, these psychological concepts offer insight into why that dilapidated warehouse is so appealing.<p>Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously said of pornography, “I know it when I see it,” but ruin porn–the name for photos of abandoned buildings and ravaged …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Wimbledon<p>What Will Poulter, Henrik Lundqvis and more are wearing to the best-dressed tennis tournament on Earth.<p>13 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Editors' …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Twitter's IPO a boon for S.F. tech scene

S.F. microblogging service shares jump 73%, with more tech IPOs likely soon<p>Twitter's successful Wall Street launch Thursday bodes well for San Francisco's burgeoning tech scene, but it also puts pressure on the microblogging service to prove it can keep growing and finally turn a profit.<p>Twitter's …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Articles about woods 8 forest homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Wood in general is a beautiful, evocative natural material, and when …

Topman's spray-on jeans – roadtested

Once upon a time, skinny jeans were only for the likes of rock kids at the back of a gig, worn with Converse and a band T-shirt. These days, that still applies – but they're increasingly being worn by everyone else as well.<p>They're a classic, up there with a white T-shirt or a pea coat. Which is all …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Timekeeping: Human Time Project

Without the use of a wristwatch, simple medical procedures that we take for granted like taking a pulse or temperature or administering medication …

Kapture

Sure, your smartphone has the ability to record voice memos, but using it means you have to know ahead of time about something you'll want recorded. …

The Pretentious Beer Glass Company's Dual Beer Glass

In Kentucky, a revolution is brewing—literally. "Craft beer is encroaching on bourbon territory," says Louisville local news station WDRB, "and a …

FEW Barrel Gin

FEW Spirits in Chicago, Illinois make drinks that are an homage to the past. And one of their first specialty spirits is no exception. While it's …

How the wilderness changes you, and how it doesn’t

I have no memory of landing in Anchorage, of staying in a hotel, of meeting anyone from the Outward Bound group. There is only a blank space in my …

Black Playing Cards

Gambling - and solitaire - just got a cool new makeover. Almost menacing in appearance, these Black Playing Cards are finished in a gloriously moody …

The North Face Dome Tent

Posted in Gear<p>The design team at The North Face is responsible for bringing us many of the best camping gear on the market, and the brand has done it …

9 Foundational Habits Young Men Should Start Now to Raise Themselves Right | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was driving through the place where I grew up – Edmond, Oklahoma – and happened to pass by my old high school. This wasn’t an unusual …

Does being happy help you earn more?

Does being happy make you more likely to earn more? The answer is yes, according to one economist.<p>Professor Satya Paul, an economist at the University of Western Sydney, has analysed the effect of happiness on income inequality.<p>Using data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia …

Your Kids And Money: Teaching The Value Of A Dollar

What's the point of an allowance?<p>For Ron Lieber, personal finance writer for <i>The</i> <i>New York Times,</i> it'sa tool to help teach values and character traits like patience, moderation, thrift and generosity. And Lieber, who's writing a book, The Opposite of Spoiled, about kids, money and values, tells <i>Morning</i> …

Dubai developer Damac hires banks for London IPO

Dubai-based luxury construction company Damac Properties has moved closer to a London stock market flotation, hiring banks after a recovery in the city’s property sector.<p>The company, owned by billionaire chairman Hussain Sajwani, has hired Deutsche Bank and Citigroup to advise on the flotation, …

Hyperinflation is forcing Venezuela to print hundreds of millions of extra banknotes

The more expensive things get in Venezuela, the more 100 bolivar bills Venezuelans are forced to carry in their pockets. And things are getting pretty expensive in Venezuela, which is leaving the country severely short on banknotes.<p>Inflation in the country hit 45.4% in August, well above …