Culture

August 21, 2014

The Story of How, and Why, Martha Stewart Became the Queen of Living Well
11:40 AM

Stewart demands perfection from herself—and her acolytes.

August 20, 2014

The History of "Sweetie" and 8 Other Old-Fashioned Terms of Endearment
8:00 PM

Some of the weirdest, most fascinating terms of endearment from history. ("My dear little bag-pudding!")

The Bizarre Life and Times of the Inventor of the Heimlich Manuever
12:06 PM

And the mysterious enemy who tried to take him down.

New Dads Get More Breaks than New Moms in the Office
12:00 AM

25% of people found it "admirable" when a man took care of his kids. Only 3% thought so about women. 

August 19, 2014

"No One Treats African-Americans Worse Than We Treat Each Other"
10:00 PM

The troubling self-flagellation in Ferguson's black community.

Twitter Grief Is Real Grief
8:00 PM

There's nothing wrong with mourning celebrities online.

The Home of the Future Is Here, And It's Pretty Stupid

Do you really need to tweet from your refrigerator? 

Vintage Photos by the Man Whom Ansel Adams Called a "Roving Genius of Mind and Mountains"

Seven stunning images from the mountaineer, explorer, cartographer, and aerial photographer Bradford Washburn.

Uber Just Hired Obama's Most Ruthless Political Genius
7:57 PM

David Plouffe has a lot in common with his new company's fanatical CEO.

This Is What It Was Like to Go to James Joyce's Birthday Party
10:30 AM

And have him tell you what his favorite novels were. 

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