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Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums

0<p>SHARES<p>What, exactly, is a headphone album? Well, the definition changes depending on who you are.<p>For audiophiles, a headphone album is a work that …

Guitar

Palantir Knows Everything About You

Trump<p>White<p>House<p>Justin<p>Mikolay<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>Kevin<p>Harrington<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>Thiel<p>Capital<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR OF<p>Alexander<p>Karp<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR<p>OF<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR …

Silicon Valley

Amstel Gold Race, Rider tests Positive for EPO, Chris Froome saga, ep 59

Cycling

Loch Ness Memoir

<b>August 2006</b><p>Loch Ness, Scotland. (Credit: M. Coe.)<p><i>History shows again and again<br>How nature points up the folly of man</i><br>—Blue Öyster Cult, “Godzilla”<p>Char …

Paranormal

The Silence: The Legacy of Childhood Trauma

I never got any help, any kind of therapy. I never told anyone.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>X⁠—<p>Last week I returned to Amherst. It’s been years since I was there, the time we met. I was hoping that you’d show up again; I even …

Empathy

Music Discovery for Internet Nerds

<b>7 hacks to find hidden gems</b><p>Let me tell you how I feel about music. <b>I LOVE IT.</b> I like to say “my heartbeat has a bassline” because literally it’s what moves me. Music is my motivator, my consoler, my memory maker, and my biggest passion outside of my family, words and work. Did I mention how much I …

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have — here's how

2/<p>Cardio also tones your muscles.<p>Shutterstock<p>It was initially believed that when it comes to building muscle, cardio paled in comparison to exercises …

Dreary Days: 10 Books to Make the End of Winter Darker and Sadder

A Novel<p>Celeste Ng’s <i>Everything I Never Told You</i> begins with the line: “Lydia is dead, but they don’t know this yet.” If that’s not the most heartbreaking way to start a novel, then I don’t know what is. The story unfolds in the 1970s, and follows the life (or rather, death) of Lydia, the …

Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

How the ex-spy tried to warn the world about Trump’s ties to Russia.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>In January, after a long day at his London office, Christopher Steele, the former spy turned private investigator, was stepping off a …

Russia

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Years ago, I was out to dinner with a group of friends when an unassuming gentleman joined us. (I’m still embarrassed to admit that, at the time, I …

Weightlifting

Bootlegging Jane’s Addiction

<i>Aaron Gilbreath | Longreads | November 2017 | 26 minutes (6,465 words)</i>On a sunny day in 1989 when I was just 14, I heard Jane’s Addiction for the …

Andy Warhol

The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

<i>This week, we’re sharing stories from Aly Raisman, Joseph Williams, Jenna Wortham, Mayukh Sen, and Sirin Kale.</i><i>Sign up to receive this list free every</i> …

Gymnastics

The Ultimate Guide to the Regions of France

On the other side of the Atlantic, we tend to think of France as a vaguely star-shaped country with Paris as a dot somewhere toward the middle of the …

France

Ten Books to Read in 2018

We asked writers, editors, and booksellers to tell us about a few books they felt deserved more recognition last year. Here are their 10</b> …

Books

Letter to My Younger Self | by Quentin Richardson

D<p>ear 12-year-old Q,<p>They’re gonna kill your brother. They’re gonna kill Bernard. Over nothing. Just a random robbery.<p>Your grandma is gonna pass away …

Breast Cancer

The Encyclopedia of the Missing

Jeremy Lybarger | Longreads | 4,160 words (17 minutes)From the outside, it’s just another mobile home in a neighborhood of mobile homes on the …

Crime

Upon This Rock

Rock music used to be a safe haven for degenerates and rebels. Until it found Jesus.<p>It is wrong to boast, but in the beginning, my plan was perfect.<p>I was assigned to cover the CrossOver Festival in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, three days of the top Christian bands and their backers at an isolated …

The Charcuterie Board That Revolutionized Basketball

In the past three years, the Warriors have won two NBA titles with the most explosive offense in history. This is the inside tale of how it all began …

Luke Walton

R.E.M. From ‘Murmur’ To ‘Document’: The IRS Years

When alt.rock superstars <b>R.E.M.</b> split in September 2011, they had sold around 85 million albums worldwide and could count bands as influential as …

Universal Music

I Lived with a Psychopath

An (illustrated) true tale of terror<p>It’s great when a roommate turns into a lifelong friend. Though that is not always the end of the story. …

Cool Runnings

The Love and Terror of Nick Cave

For four decades, Nick Cave has been at the edge of music, putting his spin on everything from punk rock to lovesick ballads—much of it with his band the Bad Seeds—assembling a body of work that is astonishing for its range, power, and feeling. Then unspeakable tragedy and grief had their way with …

New Albums

The Smiths: All 73 Songs, Ranked

Morrissey and Johnny Marr lasted only five years as a songwriting team, but these Manchester lads left a lifetime's worth of absurdly great songs …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

Audible Adorable

There’s a reason most musical instruments are still made of wood. Sounds emanating from resonating wood are not only incredibly clear, but also have …

Audiophile

Baking With the Bread Whisperers of Paris

Not long ago I found myself sitting in a neon-lit bus shelter at 3:30 a.m. The sidewalks of Paris were black and shiny after a hard rain on a …

The NBA's Secret Addiction

ESPN exclusive! How one performance-enhancing sandwich has spread through the NBA.<p>TRUEHOOP PRESENTS<p>by<p><i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's March</i> …

Luke Walton