Culture

October 07, 2014

Two Robert Frost Poems That Will Leave You Eager for Winter
12:02 AM

Frost published one of his most beloved poems in our pages in 1923.

October 06, 2014

A Nude Breaks the Spell of the News
11:00 PM

In praise of art as escapism. 

Share Your Chocolate. It'll Make It Taste Better.
8:00 PM

Finally. Scientific proof that splitting the cake makes it more satisfying.

It's Time to Take Back Our Aging, Smelly Bodies
Why it's important to resist shame and disgust

Why it's important to resist shame and disgust.

Photographical Twins: Uncanny Images of Ocean and Desert
4:28 PM

A peaceful, startling stillness. 

The Original Versions of Two of Auden's Most Beloved Poems
10:22 AM

Here's how they were first published, in The New Republic

October 05, 2014

Hilary Mantel: Margaret Thatcher "Wrecked This Country"
The controversial writer discusses Britain’s male-dominated literary culture and the legacy of a certain prime minister
7:00 PM

The controversial writer discusses Britain’s male-dominated literary culture and the legacy of a certain prime minister.

October 04, 2014

October 03, 2014

Apocalypse Soon: Meet The Scientists Preparing For the End Times
10:38 PM

A growing community of scientists, philosophers, and tech billionaires believe we need to start thinking seriously about the threat of human extinction.

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