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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

AirbnBaller

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

Third Wheel at Dinner. - GIF

FUN & PETS imgur.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

Watch: Blood Rider

ARTS & CULTURE vimeo.com

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

America Has Lost Its Taste for Iceberg Lettuce

CURRENT AFFAIRS bloomberg.com

Energy's Recovery: Electricity Demand is back

(Paywall Article)

CURRENT AFFAIRS economist.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

Chart of Historic iPhone Pricing