1975-2020: Photomicrography / Nikon Small World
The Nikon Small World Competition first began in 1975 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has...
ARTS & CULTURE nikonsmallworld.com
From Warhol to Steve McQueen: A History of Video Art in 30 Works
Starting with experimental film in the 60s, video art has revolutionised the art world. We celebrate the medium through its most groundbreaking pieces
ARTS & CULTURE theguardian.com
Modern Love: He Married a Sociopath. Me
As a wife and a mother, I have learned how to tell the truth. Which is why I always know when my husband is lying.
LIFE & HEALTH nytimes.com
5-min read While the entire professional class, and every elected official, all claim to be optimist...
BUSINESS & FINANCE profgalloway.com
In Pictures: Behind the Scenes With Ridley Scott
On set with Ridley Scott, the prolific British director of films such as Alien, Blade Runner and Gladiator
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT theguardian.com
The Grim Fate That Could Be ‘Worse Than Extinction’
What would it take for a global totalitarian government to rise to power indefinitely? This nightmare scenario may be closer than first appears.
CURRENT AFFAIRS bbc.com
Why Endurance Athletes Feel Less Pain
Even compared to athletes from other sports, endurance athletes have a unique relationship with discomfort
LIFE & HEALTH outsideonline.com
How Fraudsters Dupe the Art World
Art crime is the third-highest-grossing criminal enterprise in the world.
BUSINESS & FINANCE theverge.com
Summer Mother — A GoodRead
Michael A. Gonzales recounts the life lessons of a favorite auntie.
LIFE & HEALTH longreads.com
What Are North Korea's Military Capabilities?
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.
CURRENT AFFAIRS cfr.org
Fresh: Harper's Index November
Estimated amount that South Korea was willing to spend to save a single life in the first phase of the pandemic : $6,682,000That the United States was willing to spend : $87,000
CURRENT AFFAIRS harpers.org
Gig-economy Influencers Are Helping Uber Exploit Their Drivers
YouTubers claim they’re helping rideshare drivers by providing a cheat sheet to maximize earnings. But they’re also complicit in a multimillion-dollar push to deny employment benefits
BUSINESS & FINANCE melmagazine.com
The Science of Wisdom
Psychological science can now measure and nurture wisdom, superseding the speculations of philosophy and religion
SCIENCE & TECH aeon.co
China Is Building a City of Pig Apartments to Protect Their Herds From Swine Flu
The high-rise pig "hotels" are expected to produce as many as 840,000 piglets a year.
CURRENT AFFAIRS vice.com
Are the Posthumans Here Yet?
Implanting machine components into human bodies, argues one scholar, could make for a better society.
SCIENCE & TECH jstor.org
The Underground Harmony of Skateboarding Culture
We currently live in a world where everyone seems to be at odds with each other—disconnected, suspicious, and at each other’s throats. But at the skate park, as different people casually drift in,...
ARTS & CULTURE psychologytoday.com
NASA Launches a New Toilet Actually Designed for Women
The $23 million waste management system was built to accommodate the needs of female astronauts
SCIENCE & TECH thelily.com
How to Spend It: $2,000 Takeout
Eleven Madison Park Joins Alinea, Atelier Crenn With gourmet meal kits that are here to stay.
LIFE & HEALTH bloombergquint.com
The Cyprus Papers Undercover
Al Jazeera reveals how Cypriot officials discussed finding ways to provide citizenship to a convicted criminal.
CURRENT AFFAIRS aljazeera.com
LEGO Produces 700,000,000 Car Tires a Year, Making Them the Largest Tire Manufacturer to Ever Exist
FUN & PETS reddit.com
Longguide: How to Backpack
Everything you need to know to enjoy a week in the outdoors and be safe doing it.
LIFE & HEALTH wordpress.com
AP Images: Pandemic Driving Children Back to Work
Photos Eduardo Verdugo, Juan Karita and Jorge Saenz | Text Maria Verza, Carlos Valdez and William Costa
CURRENT AFFAIRS apimagesblog.com
New Jets Promise to Revive Supersonic Travel
Almost 20 years after Concorde was retired, new supersonic passenger aircraft are finally emerging.
BUSINESS & FINANCE bbc.com
Inside the Fall of the CDC
How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders, causing damage that could last much longer than the...
CURRENT AFFAIRS propublica.org
How Sneaker Bots Snatched Up All the PS5s and 3080s
One person's quest to buy an RTX 3080, a piece of tech sold out seemingly everywhere, sent them to some wild places on the Internet.
SCIENCE & TECH vice.com
Why Your iPhone Has So Many New Privacy Alerts in iOS 14
For those Apple users who have upgraded to iOS 14
SCIENCE & TECH nytimes.com
A Disturbing Twinkie That Has, So Far, Defied Science
I’m not sure what kind of person would think that eating an eight-year-old piece of processed food is a brilliant idea regardless of their boredom
SCIENCE & TECH npr.org
Best in Show: The Ultimate Data Dog
Which are the best dog breeds according to data on intelligence, longevity, genetic ailments and other markers? A visualization based on a “data-score” plotted against the popularity of various...
FUN & PETS informationisbeautiful.net
The Entire Mallrats Cast Will Return for Sequel
Kevin Smith is excited about getting to work on ‘Mallrats 2,’ which is heading to a 2021 production start.
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT movieweb.com
Thanks to TikTok, Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" Hits #2 on the Charts
A viral TikTok video has Fleetwood's Mac's "Dreams" back near the top of the charts, 43 years after its release.
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT nydailynews.com
An Intimate Look at How the Virus Upended Our Lives
Photographers in five countries show how COVID-19 became a painful, shared experience around the globe.
CURRENT AFFAIRS nationalgeographic.com
Living With an Instagram Influencer Sounds Like A Nightmare
"She was getting crazy numbers of likes... but she never really seemed to socialise with anyone, either in the house or externally at uni."
ARTS & CULTURE vice.com
Historic England: Heritage Sites at Risk, in Pictures
Historic England’s register lists the heritage sites most at risk of being lost for ever as a result of neglect, decay or inappropriate development
ARTS & CULTURE theguardian.com
Why the Eternal September Mindset Needs to End
For decades, technical users looking down on the less knowledgeable have set the stage for a lot of bad online discourse. Can those users break the chain?
SCIENCE & TECH tedium.co
New In-Browser Game for Vivaldi Offers Cyberpunk Fun
A game hidden in Vivaldi v3.4 is adding “pixel-perfect” 8-bit cyberpunk action to your browsing sessions. The game, which appears when you type “vivaldi://game” in the browser’s URL field, pits a...
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT gizmodo.com