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For the past 25 years, Marjorie Elliot has been hosting free jazz concerts out of her New York apartment every Sunday for strangers. While serving up some of the best jazz in the city from her parlour, Harlem’s secret jazz queen of Sugar Hill is single-handedly upholding the musical legacy of a neig
“Yes, no, maybe. I don’t know. Can you repeat the question?”—They Might Be Giants
You’d be forgiven for being confused right now about how we’re supposed to navigate the language of consent.
Now is the time to act.
Don’t look bored, smudge his handkerchief with lipstick, talk to other men, cry or caress him in public. But wait… There’s more!
Source: Tips for Single Women (1938)
The pragmatic approach of rural women leaves them better off than the educated urban girls who can also end up as mistresses.
AP photographer Jae C. Hong documents the down and out in Los Angeles’s Skid Row area.
The host Tyler Mahan Coe’s writing—like a good country song—is provocatively zesty.
A new study published in JAMA found that opioids are no better than acetaminophen, ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs at easing chronic pain in the back, knees or hips.
What happens to the parks after the gates are closed for the final time?
In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.
David Simon’s ‘anti-cop show’ struggled to find an audience before being lauded as a classic and making stars of Idris Elba, Michael B Jordan and others. Here, some of its writers and stars look back at a series that changed TV for ever
From sci-fi and fantasy to comedy and horror – there are some genres that get overlooked come awards season – but is this about to change?
California, Washington and Oregon have led criticism of Trump’s climate policies, but change hasn’t been easier closer to home
Much of the wealth transferred in the coming decades will end up in female hands
Business-as-usual but “better” isn’t enough to fix what’s broken here
Marcela Nowak is a talented photographer, industrial designer and urban explorer currently based in New York City. Marcela received her master’s degree from NYU.
As the #MeToo movement takes center stage, we asked historians to look to the past for lessons from powerful women.
Tax Law Doesn’t Pay for Itself, Harvard Economists Find Study estimates net cost of $1.2 trillion to the Treasury over a decade
A Russian photographer explores her ancestral ties to a tiny town that has been isolated for centuries—and wants to stay that way.
In 1858, Abraham Lincoln launched his campaign for the Senate seat from Illinois with his now famous “A House Divided” speech. While he did not predict disunion or civil war, Lincoln alluded to the country’s deep political divisions over slavery and concluded, “I do not expect the house to fall—but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other.”
Steam Groups praise the Columbine killers, Elliot Rodger, and shooting up schools.
Mauro Morandi has been the sole resident of Budelli, Italy, for decades, but that time may be coming to an end.
For years he used fake identities to charm women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then his victims banded together to take him down.
The Trump administration is considering requests from hunters to import wildlife trophies (body parts) on a case-by-case basis. Does this approach promote conservation or threaten endangered species?
Hundreds of organizations and experts are calling for a public health approach to school-based violence.
The Shadow Brokers leak contained evidence the NSA was tracking at least 45 nation-state hacking operations. Researchers and intelligence sources explain how the agency stepped up its tracking of such threats.
When selecting a surgeon for your next brain procedure, should you pick a surgeon who looks like a butcher or one who looks like a surgeon…
The standout moment from last night’s thoughtful, unflinching but generous-hearted documentary by journalist Gary Younge (of this parish), Angry, White and American (Channel 4), had already gone semi-viral on social media before the programme aired.
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Bone measurement analysis indicates that the remains found on a remote island in the South Pacific were likely those of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, according to a UT researcher.
From a recent talk by Ganga.
OM is a wonderful, effective, and beautiful way to bring the attention and energy of a group to one place—the same place. When you begin a class and say, “OK, we’re going to start, attention please!” Some are listening, some are not, and it’s hard to gather the attention. When you chant OM, everyone comes to right here and now. It brings everyone right to the present moment. I think that is as good a definition and meaning of OM as anything.
Mandalay and Bagan Myanmar are full of striking cone-topped temples, and the people are friendly and laid-back. A visit to many of the attractions of this region of Burma.
Sometime in my fifties I lost faith in conventional medicine, which, I had come to see, is more a collection of rituals than anything evidence-based.