Yong Wei Chia

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Where to go for the 2015 wine harvest

Summer isn't over yet, but that doesn't mean it's too early to plan fall travel.<p>In most areas of the U.S. the wine harvest begins in August and runs …

Wine

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 …

'Space Jam' Forever: The Website That Wouldn't Die

In November 1996, executives at Warner Bros. were making final preparations to release one of the most ambitious films in the studio's 73-year …

What Is Killing America's Bees and What Does It Mean for Us?

There was a moment last year when beekeeper Jim Doan was ready to concede defeat. He stood in the kitchen of his rural New York home, holding the …

The best YouTubers over 50

Cooking, World War II stories, sagging bottoms and sex: five YouTubers who prove the video-sharing site isn't just for the young<p>In a sea of teenage or twentysomething vloggers - the <b>Zoella's</b>, <b>Joe Sugg's or Amazing Phil's</b>of this world - it would be easy to assume that Youtube is solely a young man's …

The 199 Most Donald Trump Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said

Would you vote for this man?<p>1. “… don’t let the brevity of these passages prevent you from savoring the profundity of the advice you are about to receive.” (<i>How to Get Rich</i>, 2004)<p>2. “I am a really smart guy.” (<i>TIME</i>, April 14, 2011)<p>3. “I’m intelligent. Some people would say I’m very, very, very …

When Did Rosé, Like, Become a Thing?

One night earlier this summer, a group of six women filed into a corner booth at Mamo, a Manhattan transplant of the very popular restaurant Mamo Le Michelangelo in the French Riviera. But before they sat down, the queen bee with crown crafted by Drybar, whose vibrant turquoise handbag matched her …

The Man Who Found the Titanic Is Not Done Yet

Thirty years ago, Bob Ballard discovered the wreck of the Titanic. He could have stopped there. Yet today, at seventy-three, he remains the world's most vigorous ocean explorer.<p>September 1, 1985, 1:05 a.m., the North Atlantic<p>Robert Ballard is belowdecks on the R/V <i>Knorr,</i> a 279-foot research vessel …

Seafloor

Why Larry Page Is Stepping Away

In the ten years that I’ve been watching him, Larry Page has always wanted to play by his own rules. He wasn’t happy when, in 2001, Google’s investors asked him to step aside as C.E.O. for “adult supervision,” although he and his replacement, Eric Schmidt, forged a strong bond. Page’s drive to …

Robin Williams: his 50 funniest quotes

What We Know About Google's Alphabet Soup. And What We Don't.

A conglomeration of unanswered questions.<p>The world’s most dominant Internet company — its most ambitious and, yes, often its most feared — is now just three engineers, a lawyer and a financier. And, so far, no public-facing executive investors can reach to hold the company to account.<p>That’s the …

How Zombie Spiders Are Enslaved As Wasp Nursery Builders

Parasitic wasps are horrible things. They inject their quarry with chemicals that turn them into zombies, forcing the host animal to do their bidding. A new study has some insight into how a species of spider is forced to build a nursery for tiny wasp babies, ensuring their survival after the …

Jon Stewart's greatest takedowns: The Internet's definitive list

Jon Stewart is a comedian with a conscience — late-night television's leading crusader against fear-mongering enemies of progress, political …

Overpasses: A love story

With American transportation in crisis, why are we spending our money on massive new roads? An investigation of one city’s addiction to megahighways.<p>MILWAUKEE—The Marquette Interchange is an engineering marvel, a steel and concrete symphony of girders and flyovers at the edge of downtown Milwaukee, …

2016 presidential race emerging as the first Uber election

The so-called sharing economy is fast emerging as a 2016 presidential battleground, exposing fundamentally different approaches over how to embrace new technologies without hurting American workers.<p>Eager to court millennial voters and deep-pocketed tech executives, Republicans have almost …

Founder of Abercrombie & Kent recounts life of adventure in new memoir

The travel company Abercrombie & Kent is famous for its luxury trips to all corners of the world, but its founder, Geoffrey Kent, 73, flies decidedly …

Why The Pig Is The Most Loved And Most Loathed Animal On The Plate

In 1849 an American farmer watched a sow give birth and was moved to record a diary entry: "Pigs! Pigs! Pork! Pork! Pork!"<p>The writer's enthusiasm — dug up by historical geographer Sam Bowers Hilliard for Hog Meat and Hoecake, his examination of Southern foodways — is understandable. Swine reproduce …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Public Speaking

Bruce Lee: the kung fu star who inspired a generation

Paul Bowman, author of a book on the kung fu star of Enter the Dragon, pays tribute to a man who changed the face of films.<p><b>This article was originally published on 20 July, 2013 to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of Bruce Lee.</b><p>Forty years ago this month, two events combined to change the …

What Google Autocomplete tells us about the 2016 presidential candidates

What do people want to know about the 2016 U.S. presidential candidates?<p>Look no further than Google Autocomplete, which offers a spectacular window …

Government

For The Rubik's Cube World Champ, 6 Seconds Is Plenty Of Time

Brazil hosted the World Cup last year. Next year, it will host the Summer Olympics. On Sunday, though, the country played host to another international gathering of talented competitors: the Rubik's Cube World Championship.<p>This past weekend, hundreds of "speedcubers," as they're known, descended on …

Salesforce: McDonald’s has captured the future of marketing

No longer heavily reliant on traditional TV advertising, McDonalds has tuned into a more holistic digital strategy to capture the attention of the …

Is LeBron James Funny?

If you've ever been a member of a studio audience, you've learned it's different from watching a show from the comfort of your couch. You're exhorted …

Romantic Comedy

FAO Schwarz closes: Read Fortune’s 1940 story about its rise

<i>F.A.O. Schwarz, the iconic toy store on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, will close its doors on Wednesday, felled by high rents in a prime shopping</i> …