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We Are All Implicated in the Post-Weinstein Reckoning

The anger window is open. For decades, centuries, it was closed: Something bad happened to you, you shoved it down, you maybe told someone but …

Our Editors Shop the Internet For a Living, and These Are the 58 Gifts on Their Wish Lists

After shopping the internet all year, you can rest assured our editors are well-equipped to curate the ultimate kind of gift guide. With an eye on trends, novelty finds, and last-forever treasures, these are the presents you — and any fashion-loving friend on your gift list — will flip for.<p>Think …

Clothing

10 Hardy Houseplants Anyone Can Grow With Ease

Even if you have a notoriously brown thumb, these varieties give you a realistic shot at success.<p>Houseplants aren't just good company; they're good …

A new American revolution is starting in New England—against Daylight Saving Time

“Why do we keep doing this to ourselves?” Donna Bailey, a Democratic state representative in Maine and crusader against anachronistic and dangerous institutions, asked the Wall Street Journal (paywall). It’s an excellent question.<p>Earlier this year, Bailey sponsored a bill that would move Maine to …

Why Is This Deer Licking This Fox?

A cuddly island mystery<p>When Chris Lowe first saw the buck stoop to lick the small, silver-speckled fox, he thought his eyes might be playing tricks on him. He’d just gotten back from a run on Santa Catalina, a remote Southern Californian island where he studies sharks, and came upon the two animals …

New Mexico

7 Times Actors Lost It On Camera And It Stayed In The Edit

It must be hard to be a comedy actor. Not only is it arguably the most difficult art form to perform (especially in front of a live studio audience, …

The 10 Best Meal-Prep and Freeze-Ahead Strategies on the Internet

Imagine having cheap, healthy, delicious meals stocked in your freezer or fridge right now. Nope, you don't need a personal chef for that. All it …

14 Must-See Movies Likely To Spark Buzz At The Toronto Film Festival

Look out for an Obama doc, a Louis C.K. comedy and a slew of Oscar hopefuls.<p>The start of the Toronto International Film Festival means awards season has begun. Across the next 11 days, the Canadian metropolis will become a make-or-break playground for potential Oscar contenders. Monthslong …

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

Los Angeles

The 20 Best Podcasts of 2017

Whether you want to make sense of Trump's America or pretend it's not happening entirely, online broadcasting's got your back.<p>We're now nearing the end of 2017, and trying to make sense of the daily news has become a skill unto itself. The post-<i>Serial</i> transformation of podcasting from niche to …

Andy Serkis as Gollum reading Trump's tweets is as hilarious as you'd expect

Andy Serkis hasn't played Gollum for a long time, but he's not afraid to dive back into the role for a good cause.<p>The good cause in question? A quick …

The Golden Age of Bailing

It’s clear we’re living in a golden age of bailing. All across America people are deciding on Monday that it would be really fantastic to go grab a drink with X on Thursday. But then when Thursday actually rolls around they realize it would actually be more fantastic to go home, flop on the bed and …

How Not to Get a Job

What do a fragrance designer, New York City cop, bed-and-breakfast manager and youth hockey coach have in common?<p>Each of them recently applied for an account director position at my public relations firm, along with 500 others whose experience and skill sets ranged from vaguely on-point to …

Amy Pascal’s Hollywood Ending, Complete With Comeback Twist

LOS ANGELES — After 18 years at Sony Pictures, the last 11 as studio boss, a position that made her one of the most powerful people in Hollywood, Amy Pascal had her life blown apart.<p>First came the 2014 cyberattack that ravaged Sony. Her private emails were stolen, published online and picked apart …

The 10 Best New Songs to Listen to in July

Tunes from HAIM and Broken Social Scene—plus a pretty premiere from Tristen.<p>July means summer is in full effect with beach parties, barbecues, endless road trips, popsicles, and hot, starry nights. These 10 songs will be the perfect soundtrack for all of the above—and a lot more. There is new music …

Indie Music

Shifting Dollars From Poor to Rich Is a Key Part of the Senate Health Bill

The Affordable Care Act gave health insurance to millions of Americans by shifting resources from the wealthy to the poor and by moving oversight from states to the federal government. The Senate bill introduced Thursday pushes back forcefully on both dimensions.<p>The bill is aligned with long-held …

Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls

At a Father’s Day breakfast, my 5-year-old son and his classmates sang a song about fathers, crooning about “my dad who’s big and strong” and “fixes things with his hammer” and, above all else, “is really cool.”<p>Now, there’s nothing wrong with most of these qualities in and of themselves. But when …

Psychology

The 11 best botanical gardens in the United States

Beat the heat in these urban paradises<p>Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat.<p>Luckily, nearly …

Botanical Gardens

My Family’s Slave

She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was.<p>点击这里阅读中文版本 (Chinese) | Basahin ang artikulong ito sa Tagalog (Tagalog)<p>Alex Tizon passed away in March. He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author …

Parenting

Late-Night Hosts Skewer Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Ad – Variety

The Pepsi ad starring Kendall Jenner that sparked controversy across social media earlier this week before being pulled provided abundant fuel for …

Kendall Jenner

Painting plants: the best botanical illustration accounts to follow on Instagram

Botanical illustration isn’t anything new. For as long as people have been making studies of plants, they’ve been trying to make them pretty. You can lose delightful hours browsing the libraries at Kew or, if you’re lucky, the archives of the South London Botanical Institute, a time-worn relic with …

Plants

Freddie Mercury's Isolated Vocals From "Somebody to Love" Will Move You to Tears

"Bohemian Rhapsody" may be the Queen song everyone sings at the top of their lungs in the car (thanks, <b>Wayne's World</b>), but "Somebody to Love" is objectively one of the greatest songs of all time. But why are we talking about this now, 41 years after its release? Because, thanks to Reddit, an audio …

Music

How to Make a Concrete Globe Garden Planter

Globe garden planter<p>Reimagine the humble concrete garden sphere by flipping it over and transforming it into a planter full of ready-to-bloom spring …

The Good Life, Delivered: Our Favorite Home & Garden Subscription Boxes

There's something to the whole "retail therapy" idea, but sometimes the best way to treat yourself is with a surprise monthly gift, and now there's a …

When Old Medicine Goes Bad

Most of us have reached for a painkiller, at one time or another, only to discover the date on the label shows it has expired. But what does an "expiration" date on medicine really mean? Is it dangerous if you take it anyway? Less effective?<p>It turns out that date stamped on the label actually means …

Pharma

The 12 Most Hilarious Super Bowl LI Commercials

Whether you came to Super Bowl LI for the football or tuned in for the commercials, it did not disappoint. Not only did the game go into overtime …

VIDEO: When Humans Got Cozy, Germs Got Deadly

Humans get along pretty well with most microbes. Which is lucky, because there are a lot more of them in the world than there are of us. We couldn't even live without many of them. But a few hundred have evolved, and are still evolving, to exploit our bodies in ways that can make us really sick. …