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The Las Vegas Massacre Report and the Rise of Second Amendment Nihilism

A document, recently released—“LVMPD Criminal Investigative Report of the 1 October Mass Casualty Shooting,” to give it its official name—offering the local-police-department summary of the Las Vegas gun massacre of last year, makes for reading that is both hallucinatory and tragic, and in another …

Guns

I Tried 23 New Products to Fix My Thin, Damaged Hair—These Were My Favorites

To be clear, my hair rarely looks as well-coiffed as it does in the above photo. In fact, it takes a lot of effort on my part to make my dry, …

The Best Hair Products We Tried This Month, Hands Down

If you're admittedly obsessed with your hair, you've stumbled upon the right place. As beauty editors, it's our downright obligation to share with …

Amy Adams Explores Her Dark Side

She made her name playing a princess who gets her happy ending. For her next chapter, Amy Adams finds herself in a new light.<p>Amy Adams gets what she calls “the feels”—visceral vibes sparked by a sound, a smell, a setting, a certain something that triggers a memory. New York’s Central Park is loaded …

The Mission to Build the Ultimate Burger Bot

Weeks after he was born, Alex Vardakostas’ mother strapped him into a baby carrier and went back to work flipping burgers at A’s, the Southern …

Fast Food

The Neuroscience of Pain

Brain imaging is illuminating the neural patterns behind pain’s infinite variety.<p>On a foggy February morning in Oxford, England, I arrived at the John Radcliffe Hospital, a shiplike nineteen-seventies complex moored on a hill east of the city center, for the express purpose of being hurt. I had an …

Pain

What Happens When a Nun Leaves the Church?

In 1966, Nancy Bancroft entered a convent, took the habit, and changed her name. Seven years later, she chose to leave—and rejoined a radically changed world.<p>Editor's Note: This article is part of Exit Interview, a series of conversations about leaving one’s career.<p>In 1966, Nancy Bancroft changed …

Christianity

South Africa’s young chefs are trying to revive a food culture decimated by apartheid

As a child, South African chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu would skip home from school, dreaming of the pumpkin pudding waiting for her at her grandmother’s house. Years later, the world class South African chef’s prized pumpkin dessert, inspired by her grandmother’s recipe, is one of the local delicacies …

South Africa

36,000 Feet In The Air, Flight Attendants And Passengers Say 'Me, Too'

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This story contains descriptions of alleged sexual assault.</i><p>Teri, a flight attendant for 12 years, says she experienced a disturbing situation on a flight just last week.<p>"I encountered a gentleman, maybe in his 20s, who was lying across a row of seats on a light flight, inappropriately …

Flying

Will we stop speaking and just text?

The young often text more than make calls so is speech itself doomed? Texting may be closer to speech than formal written language, writes James Harbeck.<p>Say this out loud: <i>zomg wtfffffff im going 2 pwn you!!!!1111 lololol</i><p>Well, OK, you can’t. And yet, in its loosely structured live interactivity, …

Language

How much risk is good for kids? Parents make the case for more adventurous childhoods

Jason Akel paced outside a junkyard on Governors Island in New York Harbor, where his son and daughter were among dozens of children gleefully dashing around with saws, hammers and nails.<p>“Hey, Ty, don’t destroy the structure,” Akel called over a fence as his son, Tyler, 12, sawed through a rickety …

Parenting

Sleepy in Songdo, Korea’s Smartest City

The hardest thing about living in an eco-friendly master-planned utopia? Meeting your neighbors.<p>Three years ago, 35-year-old Lee Mi-Jung followed her husband from the small coastal city of Pohang, best known for its steel industry and fish market, across the South Korean peninsula to Songdo. Billed …

The unromantic, untold story of the great US divorce spree of 1946

The end of World War II marked the beginning of beautiful love stories for thousands of US couples, as sweethearts who’d deferred marriage during the war rushed to wed in peacetime.<p>But 1946 is also the year of a demographic blip often overlooked in the history of postwar America: an unprecedented …

What it's like in the 7 countries on Trump's travel ban list

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Supreme Court has upheld a ban by President Donald Trump on travel to the US from seven countries: North Korea, Syria, Iran, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and Venezuela.<p>The ruling comes after months of challenges to Trump's executive order on immigration, which previously targeted only …

Middle East

Pretty, Tasty, and Cheap: How Poke Became the Instagram-Friendly Fad Food

These two groups of friends jumped into the business of selling raw fish over rice--and joined the food trend sweeping America.<p><b>One day back in 2015,</b> Peter Yang invited his brother and two friends over to his garage to test out a business idea under discussion--one involving stainless steel prep …

Why Are We Obsessed With Mothers Accused Of Murder?

New series that reexamine the cases of Casey Anthony and Darlie Routier raise questions about their trials, and about our fascination with the bad moms of true crime.<p><b>Every couple of years,</b> the strange disappearance or death of a white toddler — JonBenét Ramsey, for instance, or Madeleine McCann — …

What Goop Beauty Director Jean Godfrey-June Can’t Live Without

<i>If you’re like us, you’ve probably wondered what famous people add to their carts. Not the JAR brooch and Louis XV chair, but the</i> <i>hand sanitizer</i> <i>and …

The Ancient Forests That Have Defied Urbanization

In cities around the United States, old-growth forests have survived against the odds. But preserving them is not as simple as roping them off from the public.<p>After the Interstate Highway System was authorized in 1956, planners decided that I-40 would link Tennessee’s big cities, from Knoxville to …

Meet Haifaa al-Mansour, the Saudi Woman Challenging Riyadh—and Hollywood—to Evolve

With her country at a crossroads, the “crazy more than brave" director of Mary Shelley tells a story of a woman underestimated.<p>When Haifaa al-Mansour’s agent first brought her the offer for her latest movie, an origins tale about <i>Frankenstein</i> author Mary Shelley, the 43-year-old director was …

Blood Will Tell

I.Most mornings, the sky was still black when Mickey Bryan made the short drive from her house on Avenue O, through the small central Texas town of …

Deadly Chinese Fentanyl Is Creating a New Era of Drug Kingpins

Outside the gates of a residential complex called Oak Bay, a construction frenzy tears up the central Chinese city of Wuhan, a metropolis of 11 …

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

Here’s Your Cheat Sheet to Happiness

Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course …

Happiness

Life and death on a superyacht: 'If something goes wrong, they can just raise the anchor and leave'

Crewing can seem a glamour-filled job. But at least three young Brits have lost their lives, as Rupert Neate reports<p>If Dirk Zimmerman’s boss fancies a fresh tomato salad, the 35-year-old German hangs up his chef’s apron, dons a headset and takes to the skies. Zimmerman, who has been working on …

Super Yachts

A global women’s liberation movement

A record number of womenrunning for office in America. The #MeToo movement taking down men worldwide. Ireland voting two-to-one to legalize abortion. …

Feminism

Why Are We So Fascinated by Cults?

In March, I sent an announcement around to friends and colleagues: watch out for my new novel, <i>Buddhism for Western Children</i>. It’s a spiraling story of a powerful, manipulative guru versus a boy who must escape to recover his will, I wrote, and it profiles Western lust for Eastern spiritual mystique …

Books

‘Crush Them’: An Oral History of the Lawsuit That Upended Silicon Valley

Nineteen-ninety-eight changed the course of technology, which is to say that it changed the course of history. A nearly bankrupt relic of ’80s tech …

Bill Gates

The Virtually Unknown Saga of Gisela Getty and Jutta Winkelmann, It Girls on a Bumpy Ride

As the tale of John Paul Getty III’s kidnapping resurfaces, it’s worth taking a look at the lives of Gisela Getty and Jutta Winkelmann, twins who frolicked and tripped with him through a wild decade.<p>In early 1973, a pair of young German twins—dark-haired, pale-skinned beauties who looked like …

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal love story

Prince Harry