Jose Eduardo Mendonça

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Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?

Social media—from Facebook to Twitter—have made us more densely networked than ever. Yet for all this connectivity, new research suggests that we have never been lonelier (or more narcissistic)—and that this loneliness is making us mentally and physically ill. A report on what the epidemic of …

6 Books on the Struggles of Bipolar Disorder

A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character<p>Kay Redfield Jamison<p><i>Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: a Study of Genius, Mania, and Character</i> could be seen in some ways as a companion volume to <i>Touched with Fire</i>, a volume in which Jamison argued for the existence of a link between creativity and …

Mental Health

10+ Disney Comics That Will Ruin Your Childhood

Disney Princesses are iconic characters. Everybody knows their names and stories and it is not surprising that these beautiful and strong ladies are …

Walt Disney Company

Ornette Coleman’s Inspired Soundtrack for “Who’s Crazy?”

The excessive interest in film scores is as bad for music as it is for movies. Most movie music is dull to listen to on its own, no matter how well it enhances the film in which it’s deployed. With relatively few exceptions, the best effects that scores can have are subliminal, fused with and …

“Personal Shopper” and the Misunderstood Art of Kristen Stewart

Much is made of the risk that goes into acting, of performers putting their bodies on the line, but directors are inevitably equally on the line. It’s not their bodies but their souls that their movies reveal, even if that revelation is discernible only to a smaller coterie of obsessives. Olivier …

Hear Prince’s Personal Playlist of Party Music: 22 Tracks That Will Bring Any Party to Life

Many years ago, I took a job as a wedding DJ for a few months to knit ends together in college. Whatever you picture about the job of a wedding DJ, I …

These Kaleidoscopic Paintings Look Like Optical Illusions

Evie Zimmer's hypnotizing works unleash a world of drippy, trippy psychedelia.<p>Rich amalgamations of color funnel towards a narrow epicenter, guided by an invisible current. Some of these iridescent designs abide by a strict, spiral shape, while others branch off into horns and crescents. The …

Why ‘The Outsiders’ Lives On: A Teenage Novel Turns 50

TULSA, Okla. — On a particularly windy day in the Crutchfield neighborhood here, the writer S. E. Hinton was touring the renovations of the future Outsiders House museum. The rundown Craftsman bungalow was where the Curtis brothers — Darry, Sodapop and Ponyboy — lived in the 1983 Francis Ford …

Alternative energy

<b>Alternative energy</b> is any energy source that is an alternative to fossil fuel. These alternatives are intended to address concerns about fossil …

What Writers Can Gain From Seeing the World Through Different Eyes

The author Tania James shares a lesson she gleaned from a book about a poacher: The best prose comes from experimenting with new perspectives.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled</b> …