Steve Jobs’s creation, long thought to be the smartest company in the world, is in danger of falling behind Google and Facebook in the race to be the internet platform of the future.
Rudyard Kipling’s creations in verse and prose are among the most familiar in the English language. It would be difficult to shield a child in any Anglophone country from Mowgli’s exploits among the wolves, or from an explanation of how the leopard got his spots. Many teenagers are still exposed to the hammering exhortations of “If—,” recently voted the most popular poem in Great Britain:If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
A blackface holiday in the continent's most famously tolerant country
This week, amidst the whir of art-world mega-fair Art Basel Miami Beach, local developer Nadim Achi unveiled a new plan for the Surf Club residential and resort complex on northern Collins Avenue. To design it, he and his collaborators tapped Pritzker Prize–winner Richard Meier, an architect with the kind of name recognition that Achi said would help the project appeal to a key, growing demographic in Miami: design-savvy, art-loving Brazilians.
Scientists have created software that can grade short-answer essays in five seconds.
The New York Times wrote Thursday about Colorado’s “marijuana refugees”: Families who uprooted their lives to the move to the state when it legalized pot because the drug has crucial medicinal effects on their children’s illnesses. “I put what fit in my car and drove out here,” Marisa Kiser, whose toddler, Ezra, has had seizures almost since birth, told the Times.
'Inside Llewyn Davis' is a moody misstep
'Inside Llewyn Davis' is a moody misstep.
Most research on compulsive gambling focuses on the psychological, biological, or even moral profiles of gambling addicts—but the real problem may be the slot machines.
Pro football isn't pro-gun enough for Guns & Ammo
Thanks to a recent football policy decision, two of America's favorite pastimes are mad at each other.
Enough with the Ron Burgundymania.