It’s time for all of us to play defense, because Equifax clearly did not. In the wake of the epic breach of as many as 143 million of our Social Security numbers, names and addresses from the company’s
A half-century ago, Gabriel García Márquez, after yet another visit to the pawnshop, sent his now signature novel to his publisher. As Solitude turns 50, Paul Elie interviews Gabo’s longtime agent—just
Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look. In the Northern hemisphere’s
Everyone knows Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken”—and almost everyone gets it wrong. From The Road Not Taken: Finding America in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong, a new book by Orr.
Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list. Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a
What's going to happen when astronauts finally land on Mars? In all likelihood, the expedition will be a joint effort between multiple nations and space agencies. So when a perilous explorer steps out
A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed. The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath stages.
Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with who and whom. (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a sentence just so I won’t have to worry about which correct.)
The greatest timepieces in the world come from Switzerland. And Amish country. On the corner of a nondescript block in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a bank, or what used to be a bank. Now it is the
Consumer Feb. 5, 2015, 3:56 PM GMT / Updated Feb. 6, 2015, 2:54 PM GMT Repercussions from some data breaches are easily remedied, but victims of insurance company Anthem’s breach will have to remain vigilant
Latino Dec. 30, 2014, 1:05 PM GMT / Updated Dec. 30, 2014, 1:25 PM GMT Some of the most notable Latin music recordings of 2014 celebrated and explored major themes—culture, race, national and ethnic identity
From the origin of the universe to the unusual stories behind people’s tattoos, by way of secular spirituality, the hummingbird effect, and Werner Herzog. I consider my annual best-of reading lists a of
Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain
Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis. Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these