Living

'Shape Of Water' Actor Explains Makeup, Body Language And Bathroom Breaks

Doug Jones has made a career out of playing strange, otherworldly creatures. “I find the heart and soul of a character before I find his ...

Edith+Eddie

This highly acclaimed documentary by the filmmaker Laura Checkoway is the story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, who, at ages 96 and 95, became ...

What was the beguiling spell of Jung’s ‘collective unconscious’?

The first decades of the 20th century saw a raft of psychological terms fall into popular usage. Freudian notions of ‘denial’ and ‘displacement’, ‘projection’ and ...

Is Charles Bukowski a Self-Help Guru? Hear Five of His Brutally Honest, Yet Oddly Inspiring, Poems and Decide for Yourself

I don’t know if he’s been replaced as a major influence on young, restless (and almost exclusively male) aspiring writers, but once upon a time—if ...

Finding Meaning in Music: A Short Documentary on How a Young Tech Pioneer, Confronting His Mortality, Prepared for His Final Violin Performance

The doctor breaks the news. You have terminal cancer, and you might have only a few months to live. How would you spend those final ...

'Only Child': A Story of Loss, Grief And Hope

Rhiannon Navin’s Only Child, a novel about the aftermath of a school shooting came out shortly before a fatal school shooting in Florida. NPR’s Michel ...

'Manuscripts' Encourages Readers To Approach The Bible Like A Novel

The Bible’s famous verse and chapter structure is relatively recent — and surprisingly unpopular. And a new version out now aims to make it more ...

In 'Down The River,' Walter Mosley Latest Detective Novel Deals With Dualities

NPR’s Michel Martin talks with prolific detective novelist Walter Mosley about his book, Down The River Unto The Sea, which takes on real world issues ...

Danai Gurira On Her 'Black Panther' Role: 'She Protects What We Would Have Been'

The actress plays warrior Okoye in the new film. “The thing that really connected me … was her love and her loyalty to this thing ...

5 Micronutrients That Are Essential For A Child’s Overall Health & Well-Being

Micronutrients — which consist of vitamins and minerals — are essential for “development, disease prevention and the overall

Is Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren Out Of Touch With America?

Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan pulled no punches nor spared no adjectives in describing Ralph Lauren’s spring collection. She thinks the celebrated American designer ...

How D'Wayne Edwards Became A Sneaker Legend

D’Wayne Edwards created the Pensole Footwear Design Academy to try and diversify the sneaker business. Edwards was one of the first black designers in the ...

Drunk on genocide: how the Nazis celebrated murdering Jews

It was noon in early 1942 as Johann Grüner approached the ‘German House’ in the Polish town of Nowy Targ for lunch. As a mid-level ...

Light moves at Washington National Cathedral

Shot inside the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC as it was undergoing repairs for earthquake damage, this mesmerising video captures the movement of light ...

Amanda Palmer Sings a Heartfelt Musical Tribute to YA Author Judy Blume on Her 80th Birthday

Art saves lives, and so does author Judy Blume. While some of her novels are intended for adult readers, and others for the elementary school ...

Stream the “Complete” John Coltrane Playlist: A 94-Hour Journey Through 700+ Transformative Tracks

In a contrarian take on the legacy of John Coltrane on the 50th anniversary of his death last year, Zack Graham at GQ did not ...

13 Useful, Expert-Backed Tips For Dealing With Social Anxiety

You’ve got this.

A Missing Child, A Dying Marriage And A 'Loveless' Society

Russia’s contender for a best foreign language film Oscar is a bleak and searing indictment of Russian society, told through the eyes of a rancorous ...

Jeffrey Tambor Officially Exits 'Transparent' Following Claims Of Misconduct

The actor earned plaudits for his turn as a trans woman in the Amazon series. But his future with the show had been in doubt ...

Chau, beyond the lines

Agent Orange was widely used as part of the United States’ herbicidal warfare programme in the Vietnam War, deployed as a means of exposing the ...

The five-paragraph fetish

Writing essays by a formula was meant to be a step on the way. Now it’s the stifling goal for student and scholar alike By ...

What’s the Origin of Time Travel Fiction?: New Video Essay Explains How Time Travel Writing Got Its Start with Charles Darwin & His Literary Peers

The idea of time travel is probably as old as the feeling of regret, but the desire to go back in time is not the ...

What Are the Keys to Happiness?: Take “The Science of Well-Being,” a Free Online Version of Yale’s Most Popular Course

Don’t listen to people who tell you they’ve found the one true path to happiness — but do listen to people who seem seriously in ...

France Returns Works Orphaned By Nazi Looting, Seeking Owners Or Heirs

Tens of thousands of artworks were recovered after World War II, and many are still in French possession. Now, the Louvre is stepping up efforts ...

Long Haul Trucker Was 'Completely Seduced' By The Open Road

Finn Murphy has logged over a million miles hauling people’s belongings across the country to their new homes. He describes life on the road as ...

The tech bias: why Silicon Valley needs social theory

In the summer of 2017, a now infamous memo came to light. Written by James Damore, then an engineer at Google, it claimed that the ...

Guns and the British empire

Eighteenth-century Indian arms were as sophisticated as European. Then came the British Empire to drive industry backwards By Priya Satia Read at Aeon

How Do Computers Work?: New Video Series Explains the Inner Workings of the Device You Use Every Day

How do computers work? Yes, that appliance you use every day? To help answer the question, Code.org (a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer ...

How to Get Over the Anxiety of Public Speaking?: Watch the Stanford Video, “Think Fast, Talk Smart,” Viewed Already 11 Million Times

How many of us fear public speaking more than death: four out of five, nine out of ten, 99 out of 100? We’ve all heard ...

10 Of The Highest-Rated BPA-Free Water Bottles On Amazon

Water, and nothing else 🙅

« Previous PageNext Page »
Google+