Kate Davidson

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When The Beautiful Game Turns Ugly

A journey into the world of Italy's racist soccer thugs.<p>VERONA, Italy -- Right up until he started quoting Hitler and dropping N-bombs, my new friend …

Should We All Just Give Cash Directly to the Poor?

Silicon Valley heavyweights like Facebook co-founder <b>Chris Hughes</b> and Google have a new favorite charity: GiveDirectly, an organization that makes …

Why Does Acne Still Exist?

It's not about bacteria; it's about our reactions to them.<p>Randy Son of Robert/Flickr<p>Treating acne is a $3 billion industry in the United States alone. That may be why there's not enormous incentive to develop a vaccine. Like the rest of medicine, though, the approach to acne is now becoming more …

A Drug War in the Time of Color-Blind Policy

If about the same number of black and white Americans report using marijuana, why are more than three times as many blacks arrested for possession?<p>I don't know that it will come as any surprise to anyone reading here that black people are arrested for marijuana possession a lot more often than …

The Story of the Black Band-Aid

A reinvention of "flesh-colored"<p>Since its unpretentious invention in 1920 by Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, New Jersey, the Band-Aid was long manufactured in a single color: a soft pink. In a 1955 TV commercial, the company showed one on the hand of a Caucasian woman: "Neat, flesh-colored, …

Here's a Little Summer Travel Advice: Try Being Nice

Are you <i>still</i> forgetting to pack your manners when you travel? If you are, then please meet Grace, a flight attendant who recently turned to me for some career advice.<p>She's had it up to here with her job, and she wants to know what to do next.<p>"I'm very aware that I'm in a service position," she told …

The Best Commencement Speeches of 2013

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's that time of year, where college graduates are heading off into the world and everyone from …

Technology to cut down on sleep is just around the corner – Jessa Gamble | Aeon Essays

Work, friendships, exercise, parenting, eating, reading — there just aren’t enough hours in the day. To live fully, many of us carve those extra …

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65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s

The books that will move you, inspire you, make you cry, make you think, make you laugh. Even if you read them in high school or college, you'll have a different perspective on them now that you're Out In The World. (Trust me.)<p><i>With extra-special thanks for their suggestions to the BuzzFeed</i> …

Sailors are athletes who live remarkable lives.

The death of an America's Cup sailor in San Francisco last Thursday has wrought days of excruciating sadness and understandable analysis, but for me …

Date a Boy Who Travels

Date a boy who travels. Date a boy who treasures experience over toys, a hand-woven bracelet over a Rolex. Date the boy who scoffs when he hears the words, "vacation," "all-inclusive" or "resort." Date a boy who travels because he's not blinded by a single goal but enlivened by many.<p>You might find …

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …