Jamie Moss

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Sleeping With Technology: Harming Your Brain One Night at a Time

Here is an all-too-common scenario: <i>Jeff and Mary put the kids to bed and settle down for the night to watch television. Jeff has his smartphone at his bedside and keeps checking email, social media, texts and the baseball scores while Mary checks her work emails, plays Words With Friends and checks</i> …

How to Be Extraordinary: William James on the Psychology of the Second Wind and How to Release Our Untapped Human Potential

“Compared with what we ought to be, we are only half awake… We are making use of only a small part of our possible mental and physical resources.”<p><i>“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake,”</i> Henry David Thoreau wrote in contemplating what it really means to be awake, adding: <i>“Only one in a</i> …

American Philosophy

The Peshawar women fighting the Taliban: 'We cannot trust anyone'

The work of the remarkable women known as Aware Girls to counter the extremism of the Taliban would be dangerous even if they weren’t based in Peshawar, a city that feels as if it’s under siege<p>In a hotel room in Peshawar, in secret, Gulalai Ismail is giving a lecture to a group of men and women on …

Temporality, Friedrich Nietzsche & Modern Times

In Conversation with Espen Hammer<p>What is time? Has our relation to temporality changed time? Norwegian philosopher Espen Hammer talks to four by …

You’re More Creative When You Walk

<b>You’re More Creative When You Walk</b><p>It’s true. According to Stanford University researchers, a new study indicates that walking increases creative …

How Walking Fosters Creativity: Stanford Researchers Confirm What Philosophers and Writers Have Always Known

<i>Image via Diego Sevilla Ruiz</i><p>A certain Zen proverb goes something like this: "A five year old can understand it, but an 80 year old cannot do it." The …

Creativity

From the browser to the gallery: Petra Cortright's 'post-internet' art

The artist is exhibiting flash animation of wiggling strippers found online – and people are collecting her work. So what happens when the technology becomes obsoloete?<p>Strippers are raining from the rafters at Depart Foundation on Los Angeles’s Sunset Strip. It’s not an adolescent fantasy; instead, …

Artlog

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The Absurd Magic of Vincent Como

<b>“I</b>t is a random occurrence that we are conscious beings,” Vincent Como said. These words were among the artist’s first when I visited his house in …

Cleveland

Artist Virtually 'Paints' Ancient Drawings Onto Modern Homes Around The World

Muralists need a lot of things that aren't easy to come by: money, connections, and a wall for starters. Polish artist Maria Umievskaya realized she could approximate the reach of a public artist without any of these resources, using only the internet. Her virtual series juxtaposes clean modern …

Who Pays Artists?

<i>From our friends at</i> Bad at Sports<i>, today we bring you a synthesis of recent considerations on the economics of artist compensation. Author Abigail</i> …

From the Archives – #Hashtags: The Squeezing of the Middle Class Gallery

<i>Today from our archives, we bring you an essay that’s ripe for reconsideration. Though San Francisco—like many other cities—has seen the closing of</i> …

It’s silly to be frightened of being dead

At the age of 96, the legendary editor Diana Athill writes, the idea of death has never been less alarming. The process of dying is another matter<p>Back in the 1920s my mother never went to a funeral if she could help it, and was horrified when she heard of children being exposed to such an ordeal, …

The myth of religious violence

The popular belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our modern conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple<p>As we watch the fighters of the Islamic State (Isis) rampaging …

The truth about evil

Our leaders talk a great deal about vanquishing the forces of evil. But their rhetoric reveals a failure to accept that cruelty and conflict are basic human traits<p>When Barack Obama vows to destroy Isis’s “brand of evil” and David Cameron declares that Isis is an “evil organisation” that must be …

How Daniel Boulud, America's Greatest French Chef, Grills a Hot Dog

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Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

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Spicy tomato baked eggs

1 tbsp olive oil<p>ol-iv oyl<p>Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…<p>2 red onions, chopped<p>1 red …

Recipes

Draw Your Elevator Pitch

When it comes to a good elevator pitch, brevity and memorability are everything. Most elevator pitches are neither.<p>One of us (Liza) is a staff cartoonist for the <i>New Yorker</i>, while the other (Deb) is a mentor to many start-up founders. We got to talking about the problem of crafting a brief, …

The Scope of Ai Weiwei's Imagination

BERLIN — This is the final weekend to see <i>Ai Weiwei: Evidence</i> at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin. The German exhibition is a sweeping survey …

When Snakes Could Walk: Contemporary Artists Take On the Garden of Eden

In a 1483 German Bible, the Garden of Eden is depicted as a corralled green circle; Adam and Even are ejected from its manicured grass to a hilly …

The artist who took a 'slum vacation' to Thailand's biggest shanty town

Phil America built his own shack, moved in, 'interacted' with slum-dwellers – and proved once and for all why the wealthy art world shouldn't take on poverty as a subject<p>Art has a special relationship with money. As the latest art sales show, contemporary art is a coveted luxury item. It is …

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Baked Beans and Summer Slaws

When it comes to barbecues and picnics, a few side dishes rise above the rest. Two of our favorites are coleslaw and baked beans. There's just no …

9 New Grilling Recipes to Make Right Now

These 9 grilling recipes, from clams and chorizo to a pisco punch with grilled lemons, were developed for BonAppetit.com's 30 Days of Grilling campaign.

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8 Easy Summer Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again

<b>1. Asian Kale Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>Believe or not, this salad will have you eating your vegetables (and, most surprisingly, your kale) with pleasure and abandon. Bright, bold flavors and textures abound: earthy kale; cool and crunchy carrots, bell peppers and red cabbage; toasted …