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Understanding Harvey - The Huffington Post

The doctor specialized in sex offenders, and many of his patients seemed incorrigible. There was the head of a school—a married man and father—who said the sight of pretty female students caused him to masturbate behind his desk. There was the factory worker who, despite many arrests, hid in the …

Sexual Harassment

The 15 Best Food Movies Ever Made — IndieWire Critics Survey

In honor of the great Anthony Bourdain, who was as passionate a cinephile as he was a chef, our panel of critics picks the best movie meals.<p>Last …

Don’t Eat Before Reading This

A New York chef spills some trade secrets.<p>Good food, good eating, is all about blood and organs, cruelty and decay. It’s about sodium-loaded pork fat, stinky triple-cream cheeses, the tender thymus glands and distended livers of young animals. It’s about danger—risking the dark, bacterial forces of …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

The 10 Best Poems According to a Professor Who Teaches the Best 100

The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman<p>A.E. Housman<p>If there is one poem on this list that you should memorize, it’s this one. A.E. Housman, pessimist, classicist and connoisseur of melancholy, was also one the greatest formal masters of his age. The elements he employs here are deceptively familiar: …

The Koch Brothers vs. God

<i>Kenya Downs</i> | Grist<i></i> and Longreads<i> | March 2018 | 12 minutes (2,896 words)</i>The following Longreads Exclusive was produced in partnership with Grist. …

"We are Living in an Ancestor Simulation of Our Universe" --Neil deGrasse Tyson (WATCH Today's 'Galaxy' Stream)

Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Mat O'Dowd astrophysicist and host of PBS Spacetime to discuss Ancestor Simulation of our Universe.

What Facebook Did to American Democracy

And why it was so hard to see it coming<p>In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.<p>Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s …

Harvard and the Making of the Unabomber

In the fall of 1958 Theodore Kaczynski, a brilliant but vulnerable boy of sixteen, entered Harvard College. There he encountered a prevailing intellectual atmosphere of anti-technological despair. There, also, he was deceived into subjecting himself to a series of purposely brutalizing …

Trump: ‘I will be very angry’ if GOP senators don’t pass a health-care bill

President Trump put the onus squarely on Senate Republicans on Wednesday to pass a health-care bill, declaring that he will be “very angry” if the chamber falls short on a long-standing promise of his party.<p>The comments, coming in an interview at the White House with televangelist Pat Robertson of …

10+ Of The Most Genius Food Packaging Designs Ever Created

For the average consumer, food packaging is nothing more than a necessary evil to keep their produce safe. It isn't there to be admired or …

Food Packaging

What My Great-Grandfather Taught Me About Trump and the Press

Longreads has teamed up with The Stranger’s Sydney Brownstone and Heidi Groover, along with photographer Nate Gowdy, to cover the presidential …

Donald Trump

Making a Marriage Magically Tidy

I have the reputation of living what Marie Kondo might call a magically tidy life. My tights are rolled like sushi, my tabletops are bare and my kitchen is so clean I could perform surgery in it.<p>I wasn’t always this way. When I was 23, I left my New York City apartment with a panty liner stuck to …

Nature hotels: 10 places to get you back in touch with the wild | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Hear the wind whisper through the pines while perched high in a fire tower in the Cheyenne Mountains, sway in a suspended sphere in the Canadian rainforest or relax in a solar-powered yurt in the Alaskan wilderness.<p>Why not skip the predictable four walls of a traditional hotel room and …

Santa Barbara

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Books

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Science Fiction

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

What Donald Trump Needs to Know About Bob Mueller and Jim Comey

The two men who could bring down the president have been preparing their entire lives for this moment.<p>When Jim Comey first learned that Andrew Card and Alberto Gonzales were on their way to the George Washington Hospital room of John Ashcroft, his first call for help was to Bob Mueller. Comey knew …

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today

People don't often look back on the early 1900's for advice, but what if we could actually learn something from the Lost Generation? The New York …

Lifehacks

Deconstructing Jimmy Page’s Riff to Led Zeppelin’s “Kashmir”

2<p>SHARES<p>“Kashmir” is one of the best-known songs in Led Zeppelin’s catalog. The track first appeared on their sixth album, 1975’s <i>Physical Graffiti</i>, …

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The Section: Knights of Soft Rock

By 1979, guitarist Waddy Wachtel thought he'd seen everything. He had shown up for morning studio sessions to find Warren Zevon already wasted; he'd …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

The power that gerrymandering has brought to Republicans

<i>Julian E. Zelizer is a political historian at Princeton University and a Fellow at New America. His most recent book is “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society.”</i><p>The House of Representatives has been a bulwark for conservatism in the age of Obama. …

Republicans

The Most Useful Rules of Basic Algebra

Algebra Rules for Arithmetic<p>1 show details ▼ ``` a(b+c) = ab+ac ```<p>This is the <i>distributive property of multiplication</i>. If you're multiplying …

25+ Hilarious Conversations Between Obama And Biden Are The Best Medicine After This Election

Donald Trump and Mike Pence will soon be moving into the White House, but as you can see from these hilarious imaginary conversations between Barack …

Joe Biden

19 Charts For Anyone Hosting Thanksgiving This Year

Everything you need to know in infographic form.

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Donald Trump introduced Nigel Farage at a rally in sweaty Mississippi and two worlds converged. Both men want immigration control, both speak for an alienated working-class. Farage called Brexit voters: “little people, real people, ordinary… people.” And yet Farage and Trump are none of these. A …