Nico Tuason

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The Falling Man

An unforgettable story.<p><b>Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.</b><p>In the …

World Trade Center

Recent DNA studies only scratch the surface of complex Pinoy genetics

DNA—or deoxyribonucleic acid—is not just the double-helical structure that codes our genetic traits. It is also the repository of the …

The Negative Influence of Coppola’s “The Godfather”

If “Jaws” and “Star Wars” are the movies that reconfigured Hollywood for a young audience, then the first two “Godfathers” are the pillars of nostalgia for the so-called “adult drama”—for the idea that nineteen-seventies America represented an apogee of artistic achievement within the Hollywood …

Your Company Is Only as Good as Your Writing

Good writing: Businesses claim to practice it, support it, and value it. But more often than not, their money isn’t where their mouth is. Poor grammar and jargon-riddled writing are rampant. We’re great at inventing terms — the instruction manual for my toaster refers to the lever that pops up the …

Kids' Choking Hazards: Hard Candy Tops List Of Foods That Send Children To The ER

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 07/29/2013 12:44 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>For kids, the food most likely to "go down the wrong pipe" and cause choking is hard candy, a new study finds.<p>Between 2001 and 2009, more than 16,100 children ages 14 and younger visited the emergency room because …

Russell Simmons

Photography: Webb Chappell<p>Russell Simmons remains a man on the move. Since launching the Def Jam record label, in 1984, the hip-hop mogul has expanded into fashion, financial services, TV, and film. Over a recent 48-hour period he hosted 200 religious leaders at his house, spoke with Al Gore …

Slow Ideas

Some innovations spread fast. How do you speed the ones that don’t?<p>Why do some innovations spread so swiftly and others so slowly? Consider the very different trajectories of surgical anesthesia and antiseptics, both of which were discovered in the nineteenth century. The first public demonstration …

Cooking with Daniel

Three French classics.<p>Two years ago, during the summer of 2011, Daniel Boulud, the New York-based French chef, told me he had been thinking about a project that we might do together. We were both in France at the time. I was living in Lyons—I had moved there in order to learn French cooking—and …