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A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

The Top 10 Television Shows of 2017

It didn’t take any extra effort to produce a top 10 list in which every series has at least one strong female lead character, powerfully examined in …

TV

In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos

Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to repair a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, according to a study published on Wednesday.<p>The research marks a major milestone and, while a long way from clinical use, it …

Genetics

‘We are all just mind-boggled:’ scenes from the total solar eclipse of 2017

For one brief moment, day became night.<p>And the sun was replaced by a black circle — ringed on all sides with gleaming white fire.<p>As the Great American Eclipse made landfall in the tiny coastal town of Newport, Ore., the rowdy crowd that gathered on its beach was stunned by the sight into an eerie …

Astronomy

Sean Spicer - Donald Trump had biggest inaugural crowd ever? Metrics don't show it

The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Donald Trump had biggest inaugural crowd ever? Metrics don't show it<br>At the first press briefing of the new …

Donald Trump

Two officers fired after United Airlines dragging incident; another quits

Chicago aviation officials fired two security officers involved in dragging a 69-year-old passenger off a United Airlines flight after he refused to give up his seat, the city’s inspector general said Tuesday.<p>David Dao suffered a concussion, broken nose and the loss of two teeth in the April …

Flying

Myanmar Rohingya: What you need to know about the crisis

<b>The plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people is said to be the world's fastest growing refugee crisis.</b><p>Risking death by sea or on foot, more than half a million have fled the destruction of their homes and persecution in the northern Rakhine province of Myanmar (Burma) for neighbouring …

Asia Pacific

At UN, Ambassador Haley warns against war in which North Korean regime 'will be utterly destroyed'

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations warned Wednesday that the North Korean regime "will be utterly destroyed" if a war breaks out, a day after that country launched an intercontinental ballistic missile in a new provocative test.<p>"We have never sought war with North Korea, and still today we …

North Korea

The Latest: Seoul: New ICBM has range to reach Washington

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the global response to North Korea's latest missile launch (all times local):<p>10:30 a.m.<p>South Korea's military says North Korea's new intercontinental ballistic missile is potentially capable of striking targets as far as 13,000 kilometers (8,100 miles) away …

North Korea

‘North Korea Is the Biggest Threat to All Humankind.’ U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad Talks to TIME

Tucked between northeastern Beijing’s third and fourth ring-roads, the U.S. Embassy in China is a squat complex of silver-gray buildings, with the …

China
Sexual Harassment

Free Money: The Surprising Effects of a Basic Income Supplied by Government

Skooter McCoy was 20 years old when his wife, Michelle, gave birth to their first child, a son named Spencer. It was 1996, and McCoy was living in …

Income Inequality

Conversation Is a Skill. Here's How to Be Better At It | Heleo

“I consider questions to be the most powerful tool you have at your disposal.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How a single black man inspired 200 KKK members to</i> …

TED Talks

The new reality of old age in America

Old Age

The Weird, Mystic Pull of Southwest England

Go ahead, say their names: Avalon and Tintagel. Believe deeply enough, and they might emerge from the mouth as through an enchantment-induced vapor, as though borne on the breath of a dragon. (Especially after at least four people have corrected your pronunciation of Tintagel: Be gentle with that …

The Arts

The top ten best reviewed fiction and non fiction titles from the first half of the year: The Best Reviewed Books of 2017 (So Far)

With the year more than half way through, we at Book Marks thought we’d take a look back at the titles that garnered the strongest reviews since …

Books

40+ America's Test Kitchen Recipes You Should Make in This Lifetime

America's Test Kitchen and its other publications like <b>Cooks Illustrated</b> and <b>Cook's Country</b> are my most trusted sources for recipes. ATK prides itself on testing and retesting its recipes and cooking methods until it has achieved perfection. Though most of ATK's recipes are only available through …

We’ve been worrying about the end of work for 500 years

“The future of work” is suddenly everywhere—which is an interesting feat for a 500-year-old discussion.<p>Since the beginning of 2016, the topic has been featured in marketing campaigns by Walmart and GE, declared a priority by two widely respected global economics think tanks, and featured on the …

Obama Administration

When Dad’s the president — a look inside Ivanka Trump’s complicated world

Ivanka Trump’s office: clean, white, quiet. A zone of punctual start times and promptly offered water bottles, and a conference table at which she conducts meetings. A short, winding walk away from her father’s Oval Office downstairs.<p>She does not necessarily appreciate daily schedules. Neither does …

Donald Trump

History’s Most Misleading Maps

Last spring, a 23-year-old woman was driving her car through the Ontario town of Tobermory. It was unfamiliar territory for her, so she was dutifully …

The Troubled History of Horse Meat in America

The White House wants to reinstate the sale of horses for slaughter, but eating horse meat has always been politically treacherous. An Object Lesson.<p>President Donald Trump wants to cut a budget the Bureau of Land Management uses to care for wild horses. Instead of paying to feed them, he has …

Agriculture

Brexit: five possible scenarios for UK after shock election result

Theresa May’s ‘no deal is better than a bad deal’ strategy may now be in tatters, but what might replace it?<p>Election 2017 live: all the results, reaction and analysis Results tracker: seat by seat winners and losers<p>The election has raised hopes of a dramatic change in Britain’s approach to Brexit. …

United Kingdom

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Exclusive Excerpt: Roger Ailes Off Camera

Roger Ailes is one of the most powerful—and controversial—characters in television media, pilloried by critics and many in the mainstream media and lionized by conservative viewers who can’t get enough of his posse of charismatic hosts. His Fox News was accused of being the “communications arm of …

Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News

Bill O'Reilly's 21-year career at Fox News has come to a sudden and ignoble end.<p>"The O'Reilly Factor" has been canceled amid a cloud of harassment allegations against the conservative broadcaster.<p>Rupert Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan, who run 21st Century Fox, made the announcement …

Media Industry

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East

The Best Countries for Solo Travelers

<b>Safety Ranking:</b> 4 <b><br>Happiness Ranking:</b> 24<p>In New Zealand, the lush setting of the <i>Lord of the Rings</i> films, travelers can look forward to adventures on …

South China Sea