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Stop Eating Chicken Breasts That Have White Stripes ASAP

Fair warning: This may make you a little queasy.<p>An animal activist group wants you to think twice before chowing down on that grilled chicken sandwich. A video by Compassion in World Farming is urging meat-lovers to learn about "white striping," a muscle disorder affecting chicken breasts. …

Cooking

Einstein's travel diaries reveal 'shocking' xenophobia

The publication of Albert Einstein’s private diaries detailing his tour of Asia in the 1920s reveals the theoretical physicist and humanitarian icon’s racist attitudes to the people he met on his travels, particularly the Chinese.<p>Written between October 1922 and March 1923, the diaries see the …

Albert Einstein

How Domenico Gnoli’s Meticulous Paintings Reveal a Society—Like Ours—That Is Coming Apart at the Seams

Reviews<p>A new exhibition at Luxembourg & Dayan reveals how the artist used elements of Surrealism and Pop to do something entirely different.<p>,<p>Domenico …

Secret tapes shed light on Francis Bacon’s bitter battle with Lucian Freud

They were titans of 20th-century art, painters whose friendship and rivalry helped create some of the most expensive artworks ever sold. Yet Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud had a falling out, for reasons that neither man fully explained.<p>Now, recordings of Bacon have emerged that shed light on the …

Art

What to Stream This Weekend

Five films that were runners-up for Oscars awards.<p><i>Each week, Richard Brody picks a classic film, a modern film, an independent film, a foreign film, and a documentary for online viewing.</i><p>“The Elephant Man”<p>The Academy’s track record regarding the actual best movie of the year has been abysmal, but …

Civil Rights

A Peek Inside the Pantry: 11 Kitchen Storage Favorites

If you have a kitchen, you have a pantry of some sort—whether it’s a single cabinet or a designated closet-like space off your kitchen, it’s the …

The ultimate compendium of erotic artworks is finally here

Sex is the oldest of human behaviours – and for as long as we’ve had the tools to do so, we’ve documented our experiences of having it, or at least of wanting to have it. A new book archives this, with over 2,500 years of erotic artworks included in <i>The Art of the Erotic by Phaidon Editors.</i> From a …

Art

Definitive proof nobody did costume parties like the Bauhaus

Legendary<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2014 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Most people attribute Germany's Bauhaus school with the following: being on the vanguard of minimalist design, the paring down of architecture to its most essential and …

If You Own IKEA Storage You Need This Genius New Product

Our relationship with IKEA is quite predictable: We turn to the brand for affordable, simple flat-pack furniture then brainstorm creative ways to …

IKEA Art Hack Ideas for Large Blank Walls

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Finding affordable art that you actually like is one of the hardest parts of furnishing a home. And once …

Cross-stitch

Your Dog Digs Reggae Music, According to a New Study

Mellow as hell.<p>The newest proof dogs are the chillest: They love listening to reggae.<p>A new study analyzing dogs' responses to different genres of music found that, while dogs appear to have their own preference of music much like humans, they tend to respond most positively to certain kinds of …

I Hit My Ten-Thousand-Step Goal and Have Now Achieved Total Self-Actualization

In 2017, we now know that steps are more important to one’s health than fruits and vegetables combined. In fact, any food is really only as good for you as the number of steps you take to obtain it.<p>We’re also now acutely aware that running is actually bad for you. It leaves you prone to injuries, …

NPR And The Word 'Liar': Intent Is Key

There's an active debate inside newsrooms, and particularly within the NPR newsroom, about how to characterize the statements of President Trump when they are at odds with evidence to the contrary.<p>That debate began during the presidential election campaign. For example, in 2015, candidate Trump …

Donald Trump

Live your best artist life in this eclectic guesthouse in the south of France

The 18th-century home has operated as an artists’ residence for 23 years<p>Will the French real estate market ever tire of taunting us with its extreme-envy-inducing properties? We hope not, even if these villas and chateaus reduce us to tears. This village guest house in Saignon, Provence, in …

U Up?

Me: U up?<p>Me: Look, I know it’s officially over and I respect that<p>Me: But I really think we made a mistake<p>Me: And that things could be amazing if you didn’t actually leave<p>Barack: It’s 3 <i>A.M.</i><p>Me: I’m sorry.<p>Me: I know you’re on vacation<p>Me: Which you totally deserve, btw<p>Barack: Look—we had an incredible …

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An American Tragedy

The election of Donald Trump to the Presidency is nothing less than a tragedy for the American republic, a tragedy for the Constitution, and a triumph for the forces, at home and abroad, of nativism, authoritarianism, misogyny, and racism. Trump’s shocking victory, his ascension to the Presidency, …

Donald Trump

More Than Three Hundred Million Americans Now Enrolled in Trump University

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In an astonishing comeback for the scandal-scarred educational institution, Trump University enrolled more than three hundred million new students at noon on Friday.<p>“Congratulations,” the President of Trump University told the new students. “For the next four years, …

How Do You Know That You Love Somebody? Philosopher Martha Nussbaum’s Incompleteness Theorem of the Heart’s Truth, from Plato to Proust

“The alternations between love and its denial, suffering and denial of suffering … constitute the most essential and ubiquitous structural feature of the human heart.”<p>“The state of enchantment is one of certainty,” W.H. Auden wrote in his commonplace book. “When enchanted, we neither believe nor …

Cost-benefit Analysis

World's eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50%

A new report by Oxfam warns of the growing and dangerous concentration of wealth<p>The world’s eight richest billionaires control the same wealth between them as the poorest half of the globe’s population, according to a charity warning of an ever-increasing and dangerous concentration of wealth.<p>In a …

World Economic Forum

Newspaper bills Donald Trump's inauguration as an episode of 'The Twilight Zone'

Wouldn't it be nice if the election results themselves were fake news?<p><i>The Sunday Herald</i>'s TV listings offer a review of Donald Trump's impending …

The Barn

Resembling the classic farmstead outbuilding on the outside, The Barn uses a mix of rustic finishes and modern updates for a one-of-a-kind …

Clean Lines Reign Supreme in this Painter’s Appealing Artworks

Artist Mark Bradley-Shoup flattens the American landscape with a few slashes of an x-acto blade.<p>A never-ending horizon and ranch-style buildings make for a calming landscape reflective of rural America. Bringing block colors to life across the face of gas stations and civic buildings, the …

Intel Chiefs Say Trump’s Twitter Account Was Hacked by Four-Year-Old

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—An alarming report issued by heads of the U.S. intelligence agencies on Friday asserts that the Twitter account of President-elect Donald Trump was successfully hacked by a four-year-old child.<p>Profilers and cryptologists who studied Trump's Twitter feed believe that …

Soylent bounces back from diarrhea scandal with two new flavors

There's a new nutritious fluid on the block, and it tastes like "Nectar."<p>Meal-replacement company Soylent introduced the new flavor, along with …

Flavors

Mariah Carey’s Rather Perfect Farewell to 2016

About ten minutes into “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” a pleasantly inane variety program broadcast live from Times Square each New Year’s Eve, the pop singer Mariah Carey—wearing a voluminous white winter coat over a bejewelled nude leotard—began singing, or at least …

Kolor Collective: Rio de Janeiro's afro-feminist fantasists – in pictures

Photographer Pol Kurucz’s vivid collection of photos explores issues faced by black Brazilian women, from political misrepresentation to unrealistic beauty standards

Rio De Janeiro

'She'll never realise the impact she had': life-changing conversations

We asked readers to tell us about their most significant conversation, or a letter that changed them. Here are our favourites<p>I went to a job interview in the 1980s in New York, when I was in my early 30s. It was something to do with hotel marketing. There I was, dressed in a nice suit with a crisp …

Loneliness

Biden Hints He's Leaving The Door Open To A 2020 Run

Vice President Joe Biden teased Monday that he is leaving the door open to another presidential run in 2020.<p>"I'm going to run in 2020," Biden told a group of reporters on Capitol Hill.<p>"For what?" one of the reporters asked.<p>"For president," Biden responded, adding later, "What the hell, man."<p>The …