No. 2245 Elyria Avenue in Lorain, Ohio, is a two-story frame house surrounded by look-alikes. Its small front porch is littered with the discards of former tenants: a banged-up bicycle wheel, a plastic patio chair, a garden hose. Most of its windows are boarded up.
The NBA may need All-Star Weekend just to recover from the trade deadline. Fifty-seven players were traded in the week before the deadline, the most ever over that time period, and the one everyone was talking about (Anthony Davis to the Lakers) didn’t even happen.
New data on women’s uncertainty over motherhood may reshape how doctors and policymakers think about family planning. For decades, researchers and physicians tended to think about pregnancies as either planned or unplanned.
What brings you joy? It is a question that is hard to avoid these days, as joy seems to be the new buzzword.
To put our toxic relationship with Big Tech into perspective, critics have compared social media to a lot of bad things. Tobacco. Crystal meth. Pollution. Cars before seat belts. Chemicals before Superfund sites.
In 2015, my friend and I went to Disney World. Three years later, she went on a solo trip to prison.
Lush, densely forested Kerala, the exuberantly green south Indian state sometimes called “God’s own country”, is exactly the kind of place you would expect to produce a superfood. It just wouldn’t be the jackfruit.
On September 7, 2017, the world heard an alarming announcement from credit ratings giant Equifax: In a brazen cyber-attack, somebody had stolen sensitive personal information from more than 140 million people, nearly half the population of the U.S.
In many ways, Spotify enjoyed a spectacular end to 2018. The company finished the year with its first ever quarterly operating profit – €94m ($107 million) — something that challenged many of the long-term naysayers about its business model.
Most American automobiles are powered by internal combustion engines: Gas or diesel goes in, tiny explosions power pistons and turn a crankshaft, the car moves forward, and carbon dioxide goes out.
Don’t diminish them as “puppy love,” experts say. When my daughter was in preschool, she came home one day starry-eyed and breathless, gushing about a 4-year-old in her class. “I love him,” she swooned. “Sooo much.” Downplaying her theatrics, I tried changing the subject.
It was with a strangely deflated feeling in his gut that Harvard biologist Mohammed AlQuraishi made his way to Cancun for a scientific conference in December. Strange because a major advance had just been made in his field, something that might normally make him happy.
With next-generation telescopes, tiny space probes, and more, scientists aim to search for life beyond our solar system—and make contact.
People tend to respond to immediate threats and financial consequences – and Florida’s coastal real estate may be on the cusp of delivering that harsh wake-up call by I stood behind a worn shopping center outside of Crystal Springs, Florida, looking for the refuge where a hundred manatees were g
Organizational change is difficult, no question about it. It’s challenging to get people who are set in their ways to go about their jobs differently. So what types of interventions might actually change people’s behaviors in ways that make change more palatable?
Change and stress go hand in hand -- even if a change is positive.
As her Milk Bar chain enters the big leagues, the pastry chef’s challenge is holding on to its small-shop charms. New-employee orientation at Milk Bar is a little like the first meeting of a support group devised by Tony Robbins and Willy Wonka.
Human extinction may be the stuff of nightmares but there are many ways in which it could happen. Popular culture tends to focus on only the most spectacular possibilities: think of the hurtling asteroid of the film Armageddon or the alien invasion of Independence Day.
Long before he could influence a generation of basketball players, Stephen Curry was a scrawny 15-year-old with a flawed jump shot. In the summer of 2003, Curry had just finished his freshman year at Charlotte Christian High School, where he played basketball for the junior varsity team.
Russia has declared war on the United States after Donald Trump accidentally fired a missile in the air. Russia said it had “identified the missile’s trajectory and will take necessary measures to ensure the security of the Russian population and the country’s strategic nuclear forces.
While amassing his own collection, the music producer became a crucial connector, and an important advocate for artists of color. HIP-HOP’S INTEREST in contemporary art is, by now, something of a cliché.
The game is about glory, a wise man once said. For many years it has been about money, too. Right now an updated version of Danny Blanchflower’s famous quote would point out something else: that the game is also about politics and placement, about soft power, about presenting a face to the world.
On Friday, the NFL and representatives for Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid announced that they had settled a grievance suit with the two players over alleged collusion to keep them out of the league because of their protests during the anthem.
Far from the stereotype of total economic isolation, the black market has brought a surprising degree of modernity and consumerism — for some.
The art of adventure photography can take many years to master. With things like ice, snow, wind, altitude, miles of travel, and cultural barriers to contend with, it’s a different game altogether from your average picture taking.
Anyone watching the opening games of the 2018-19 National Basketball Assn. season would have been hard-pressed — or colorblind — not to notice something seriously afoot on the basketball court.
The past is never dead. For all the warnings millennials have received about making sure their social media accounts are kept clean so they won't come back to haunt them later in their careers, lately it's been baby boomers and Gen Xers tripped up by analog documents from the past.
Congressional progressives’ push for a Green New Deal briefly put the question of a national high-speed passenger rail initiative back into the discourse. Then this week, we saw reality bite back sharply: Newly inaugurated California Gov.
Human beings are quickly distracted by shiny objects. How often do you see that in your daily life? The world is filled with interesting things to pursue, do, or acquire. We all have something that we want at any given time.
“My name is John!” shouted John Allen Chau from his kayak in November 2018 as he paddled toward strangers on the beach of North Sentinel Island in the Bay of Bengal. “I love you and Jesus loves you!” In response, the people on the remote Indian island strung arrows in their bows.
A conversation with two former contestants on the U.K. reality show The Great British Bake Off (known in the U.S. as The Great British Baking Show) who forged an intergenerational friendship during the competition.
In a testy exchange with Elliott Abrams on Wednesday, Representative Ilhan Omar resurrected the memory of El Salvador’s El Mozote massacre, one of the worst mass killings in modern Latin American history.