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Gigantic Wooden Megaphones Amplify the Quiet Sounds of a Natural Forest

On display in an Estonian forest near Tallinn is <i>ruup</i>, an installation of three gigantic wooden megaphones that amplify the typically-quiet sounds of nature. The project was created by interior architecture students at the Estonian Academy of the Arts, and it's intended as a site of relaxation. …

Sculpture

Anne Hathaway Can't Win

When you do everything right and society hates you for it, that’s Anne Hathaway Syndrome. In The Intern, Hathaway acts out that conundrum — but will it make us like her?<p>When you work hard, when that work is awarded, when your body and beauty match societal standards, when you check every box, and</i> …

Saving lives at 18 of the world's suicide 'hot spots'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since the Golden Gate Bridge was built in San Francisco in 1937, more than 1,600 people have jumped off it and died. The bridge is one of many sites around the world that are considered suicide hot spots because people use them frequently to take their own lives.<p>A new analysis suggests that …

Mark Zuckerberg Will Not Share This Story on Facebook

The famous and the powerful have new, more effective means of walling themselves off from us. Where, say, Sinatra had goons, today's titans hide behind transparency and full disclosure.<p><i>Mark Zuckerberg is the most open and accessible of tech visionaries. Well, theoretically. So, how did we write the</i> …

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

5 Card Games to Know (and Snacks to Eat While Playing)

<i>Play your cards right:</i> <i>5 games to learn—and 20 snacks—for your next night in.</i><p>It's safe to say that Food52 staffers like a little healthy competition: We're on soccer teams and bowling teams; we run races and shake cocktails against one another (cooking is a sport too, right?). <b>And, we're card game</b> …

Meet the Justin Bieber of Food: 16-Year-Old Chef Flynn McGarry

<b>Flynn McGarry</b> started a supper club out of his parents’ house at age eleven and now, at the formative age of sixteen, he’s officially moved out. “It’s a perma pop-up—I’m not sure what to call it, so we invented a new term,” McGarry says of his three-day-a-week, twelve-seat chef’s table space named …

Designing For All Five Senses

Do your designs touch every sense possible?<p>This essay was first published on Design for Europe.<p>Our perceptions of the world are built on multiple senses. They interact to help us make sense of our surroundings, so a car will seem to be traveling faster if it makes a lot of noise. And whether we …

Everything to know about United's departing CEO

A federal investigation into a 2013 closure of several automobile lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge has had an unexpected result: The …

Bill de Blasio’s Battle to Save New York—and Himself

Opponents, proponents, and the mayor himself weigh in on whether or not de Blasio’s vision for New York City is paying off.<p>Fog hovered over Jamaica Bay that morning, November 12, as dozens of grieving families gathered for the memorial service in Rockaway Park, along the water in a far precinct of …

How Britain came to revere Elizabeth II

The steadfast sovereign is the nation's longest-reigning monarch.<p>How Britain came to revere Elizabeth II<p>The steadfast sovereign is the nation’s longest-reigning monarch.<p>Published on September 8, 2015<p>Scholars say the first king of a united England was an Anglo-Saxon warrior named Athelstan, crowned …

The Lost, True Story Of The CIA’s Greatest Basketball Coach

How did a 1972 exhibition basketball game between Russia and Uganda become a crucible for Cold War tensions at the dawn of Idi Amin's brutal regime? Ask the former CIA agent who tried to hit the Soviets where it would hurt them the most: on the court.<p><b>From the stands,</b> Jay Mullen didn’t like what he …

'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' premieres: 5 best moments

Stephen Colbert began his reign as host of "The Late Show" Tuesday night, and fans watched to see the comedian shed his pseudo-conservative "Colbert Report" persona and find his new identity on the show David Letterman helmed for more than two decades.<p>The much-anticipated premiere didn't …

Comedy

Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

Smart TV

I became a cyborg at IFA

IFA usually comprises a fairly formulaic set of experiences. There are phones launched against a background of dazzling light shows in dark halls; …

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2015 Fall Books Preview: 33 Can't-Miss New Reads

BRB, we'll be in our bedrooms reading until winter.<p>Setting aside Jonathan Franzen's ubiquitously discussed new novel <i>Purity</i>, fall 2015 is an embarrassment of literary riches. Intriguing fiction debuts, humorous essays from masters of the form and new offerings from some of the greatest novelists of …

Books

The four ickiest things you never want to touch on a plane

I'm no germophobe, but I was surprised to learn the dirtiest place on an airplane wasn't the bathroom. Travelers, it's that tray table right in front of you that apparently carries more living bacteria per square inch than any other public part of the plane.<p>"Since this could provide bacteria direct …

E.coli

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

These digital nomads are going to sail the world while they work

Imagine facing another day of work on your computer, full of Skype meetings, email threads and spreadsheets. But instead of rolling out of bed and …

Digital Nomads

Bernie Sanders And The Size And Wisdom Of Crowds

One measure of how impressive Bernie Sanders' crowds have been lately is the respect they get from Donald Trump, a man who clearly believes size matters.<p>"He's getting the biggest crowds, and I'm getting the biggest crowds," Trump said last week of Sanders in one of his innumerable TV interviews.<p>He …

5 mistakes Hillary Clinton made in her latest e-mail press conference

By Chris Cillizza<p>, Reporter<p>Hillary Clinton held a press availability in Las Vegas on Tuesday afternoon. It did not go well.<p>Clinton got into an extended back and forth with Fox News Channel's Ed Henry over the private e-mail server she exclusively used during her time as secretary of state. Here it …

Government

Donald Trump Has Landed: Republican Presidential Race 2016

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Ever Seen Everyone In NYC In One Place? Now You Have.

Well, not really. But close enough.<p>Even if you don’t know Jason Polan’s name, you probably recognize his trademark black-and-white pen portraits. If you’re a New Yorker, it’s possible that he doesn’t know your name, but has nonetheless immortalized you in print.<p>Polan, the man behind the art project …

What I Learned When I Lost My Internship at Facebook

Steve Proehl—Corbis<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Steve Proehl—Corbis<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Matt Harnack for …

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

Ashley Madison

14 Women Writers Who Dominate The Universe Of Sci-Fi

Octavia Butler, Madeleine L’Engle, Emily St. John Mandel, Karen Russell and more.<p>In Karen Russell’s “Reeling for the Empire,” a crew of girls are transformed into thread-spinning silkworms, duped by a dark and mysterious man promising a better future. Each girl spends long hours spooling her own …

Books

Pretty much anyone on Earth with a radio can call the ISS and chat with astronauts

The International Space Station orbits more than 200 miles above the Earth, traveling five miles per second. Getting in touch isn’t quite as simple as placing a long-distance call. But if you have a ham radio, used by radio amateurs to chat on public frequencies, it actually isn’t much tougher.<p>Last …

Space Station

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos On NYT Exposé: “I Don’t Recognize This Amazon”

Over the weekend, the <i>New York Times</i> published a deep dive into working practices at Amazon, alleging that many of the company’s current and former employees “tried to reconcile the sometimes-punishing aspects of their workplace with what many called its thrilling power to create.” One former …