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Gina Rodriguez’s Powerful Interview About Anxiety Is A Must-Watch

The star’s mental health experience is a reminder that you never know what another person is going through.

A Clearer Map For Aging: 'Elderhood' Shows How Geriatricians Help Seniors Thrive

Physician Louise Aronson treats patients who are in their 60s — as well as those who are older than 100. She writes about changing approaches ...

Sotheby's Announces Its Biggest Sale — Itself — For $3.7 Billion

The deal puts the auction house, which was founded in 1744, on a path to becoming a private company again. (Image credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Multiverse

Warning: this film features rapidly flashing images that can be distressing to photosensitive viewers. A commute is often judged good or bad by how long ...

The interoceptive turn

The science of how we sense ourselves from within, including our bodily states, is creating a radical picture of selfhood By Noga Arikha Read at ...

Women Who Draw: Explore an Open Directory That Showcases the Work of 5,000+ Female Illustrators

The seemingly never-ending era of female artists laboring in the shadows cast by their male colleagues is coming to a close. Ditto the tyranny of ...

Lost Miles Davis Album, Rubberband, Will Finally Be Released This Fall: Hear the Title Track, “Rubberband,” in Five Different Versions

Jazz is a collaborative art, no matter how big the egos and outsized the personalities involved. Even bandleaders as autocratic as Miles Davis are referred ...

The Score Of 'The Last Black Man In San Francisco' Sounds Like No Other In 2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a whimsical elegy to a fading San Francisco. It features a score by Emile Mosseri that’s exuberant ...

'The Shanghai Free Taxi' Delves Deep Into China's Troubles

NPR’s Frank Langfitt wanted to get to know the real China, so he started a free taxi service in an effort to have conversations with ...

A Wild 40-Minute Race Down Alpe D’Huez

Damien Oton, winner of last summer’s Megavalanche, mounted a camera on his helmet and recorded his race down Alpe D’Huez. Buckle in, and enjoy the ...

Mindy Kaling And Emma Thompson Shatter The 'Late Night' Glass Ceiling

Thompson plays a successful TV host who pulled the ladder up behind her in the movie Late Night. Kaling says a female late night host ...

Franco Zeffirelli, Creator Of Lavish Productions On Screen And Stage, Dies At 96

The Italian director staged sumptuously visualized operas, which often resembled Renaissance paintings brought to life. On film, he brought Shakespearean and biblical tales to the ...

It’s Perfectly OK To Call A Disabled Person ‘Disabled,’ And Here’s Why

We’ve been taught to refer to people with disabilities using person-first language, but that might be doing more harm.

Selena Gomez Just Ousted This ‘Really Unhealthy’ Habit From Her Life

The singer got real about protecting her mental health in a new interview.

Archivists Say Voice Discovered In Mexico's National Library May Be Frida Kahlo's

A recording of what is thought to be the voice of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has was made public this week. Archivists who are digitizing ...

Tessa Thompson, New 'Men In Black' Agent, Found Inspiration In The Originals

Thompson stars in the new Men in Black: International, and she says she might never have thought of movie stardom if she hadn’t seen Will ...

The mechanics of bird flight

It seems to be a deeply human experience to catch sight of a bird on the wing and stand there entranced, whether by a hummingbird’s ...

Ketamine trips are uncannily like near-death experiences

First-hand accounts of what it is like to come close to death often contain the same recurring themes, such as the sense of leaving the ...

Hear What’s Likely the Only Known Recording of Frida Kahlo’s Voice (1954)

Perhaps no artist in modern history, save Andy Warhol, has been so well documented, and self-documented, as Frida Kahlo, or has used documentary methods, surrealist ...

Scenes from HBO’s Chernobyl v. Real Footage Shot in 1986: A Side-By-Side Comparison

Audiences today can’t get enough of history, especially history presented as a podcast or a prestige television series. Best of all is the historical prestige ...

10 Things To Know If You Love Someone With PTSD

People with PTSD share what they wish loved ones better understood about the mental health condition.

Denying Women Abortions Can Hurt Their Health For Years

Anti-abortion lawmakers claim it’s risky, health-wise. But a new study finds more evidence that’s not the case.

In 'Shaft,' The Sex Machine Grinds Its Gears

The sequel to the sequel to the classic 1971 blaxploitation film is fueled by gay-panic jokes and poorly staged, violence-is-the-answer set pieces. (Image credit: Warner ...

'Late Night' Doesn't Quite Dazzle, But It Digs In

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson star in the story of a young comedy writer and the legendary host she idolizes. (Image credit: Emily Aragones/Amazon Studios)

Shepherd’s delight

You’re at a party, perhaps finding your next drink, when someone you hardly know comes up and asks: ‘Hey, want to hear a good one?’ ...

The spirit of history

Hegel’s search for the universal patterns of history revealed a paradox: freedom is coming into being, but is never guaranteed By Terry Pinkard Read at ...

An Interactive Map of Odysseus’ 10-Year Journey in Homer’s Odyssey

The Odyssey, one of Homer’s two great epics, narrates Odysseus’ long, strange trip home after the Trojan war. During their ten-year journey, Odysseus and his men had ...

New Interactive “Murder Map” Reveals the Meanest Streets of Medieval London

How dangerous was medieval London? That’s a question that has recently been studied by the University of Cambridge’s Violence Research Center, and they have provided ...

'One Giant Leap' Explores The Herculean Effort Behind The 1969 Moon Landing

Fifty years after Apollo 11′s historic moon landing, journalist Charles Fishman tells the story of the 410,000 men and women who helped make the mission ...

New William S. Burroughs Book Sheds Light On The Literary Legend's Influence On Music

Relying on a wealth of research and documents, Casey Rae deftly maps out how one of America’s most controversial literary figures transformed the lives of ...

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