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Three Things to Know About Kehinde Wiley, the Artist Behind Barack Obama's New Portrait

If you didn’t know artist Kehinde Wiley before, you will now: He’s the painter behind former President Barack Obama’s stunning official portrait, …

Kehinde Wiley

Toxic coaching tactics enabled Larry Nassar to abuse girls. Here’s how to know if your gym uses them.

I’ve spent the past two weeks wondering whether I should pull my daughter from gymnastics.<p>I suspect thousands of other parents feel the same way, as the army of former gymnasts and others sexually abused by Larry Nassar marched into a Michigan courtroom and onto our news feeds. How could we hear …

Parenting

What Algorithms Can Learn from Journalism

<i>This post was originally published in AdWeek and is based on a talk Flipboard co-founder and CEO Mike McCue gave at Web Summit in Lisbon in November 2017.</i><p>There’s no doubt that people, companies and even governments are weaponizing social media platforms by paying to game the system: the algorithms …

Social Media

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

Roy Moore

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

Time Management

This High-Flying Banker Became a Buddhist Nun. Here’s Her Advice on Happiness

Emma Slade was once a high-rolling, high-stakes banker. The Cambridge graduate managed accounts worth upwards of $1 billion, and liked her Armani …

Meditation

An Unabashed Appreciation of Smitten Kitchen, the Ur-Food Blog

It’s hard to remember this now, in the era of professional Instagram influencers, but there was a time, not too long ago, when many ordinary people just . . . <i>had blogs</i>. From about 2002 through 2006, once the Internet had stopped being the exclusive province of people with real technical expertise, …

New Jersey

How many calories you burn doing 39 popular exercises

Everything we do burns calories.<p>But have you ever wondered how your running habits compare to your friend's cycling sessions? Or how your weekend kayaking trip stacked up to a morning swim?<p>Calorie-counting isn't the best way to lose weight— for that, you're better off focusing on which foods you …

Fitness

16 TV Shows That Deserve a Second Chance This Fall

Maybe you couldn’t get into the pilot episode. Maybe you stuck with a show for a season or two, but you gave up on it after too many twists and …

TV