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Lose Weight and Get Fit After 40
The habit journey of a formerly chunky corporate guy
Larry Cornett, Ph.D.
How One Year of Microdosing Helped My Career, Relationships, and Happiness
Recently, I completed a one-year experiment in which I took microdoses of psilocybin — also known as ‘shrooms’ or ‘magic mushrooms’ …
Janet L. Chang
How to Go to a Sex Party for Work
Working as an editor and writer at Playboy was just a job, except when it wasn’t. A series of personal essays on navigating work and life…
The New York Times, the Internet, and the Death of ‘Opinion’
How bad-faith provocations are warping the factual record
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Rebecca Skloot Has Too Much Information
The author of The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks discusses the challenges of multi-threaded narratives, the joys of reporting in a Hazmat…
His face is the last thing I see at night before I go to sleep.
How the Jazz Age Lives on in NYC
The bygone era of flappers, jazz and speakeasies can still be found in New York City if you know where to look.
DACA Changed My Life. And I’m Here to Stay.
By Diana, a Youth Power Project Member of Make the Road New York
Make the Road New York
He Drank His Whiskey Neat
Fiction by Dara Passano
A prescription for prayer: an Atheist’s experience during an Evangelical mission trip
I can’t escape it. Even the air smells of burning here.
What a soul is made of
Artists’ work is not frivolous. It is not a luxury. It is not an extra. It is the same thing that the rest of us are ultimately working…
What Comes After Silicon?
A guide to the future materials that will power our computers
Why Farmers Are Turning to AI to Boost Yields
Environmental author Wendell Berry might shudder at this comparison, but farmers are like data scientists. To make decisions, they ferret…
Mary Catherine O'Connor
Dell Calls on Rivals to Help Clean Up The Ocean
The challenge may seem overwhelming: Roughly 8 million tons of plastic waste enters the oceans each year, and there will be more plastic…
Carol J. Clouse
This woman discovered scintillating deep-space objects, and her male colleague got the Nobel Prize
Jocelyn Bell Burnell’s skills on the radio telescope were on point
The Matilda Effect
How did menstruation become taboo?
A look at the historical roots and theories behind menstrual stigma
Restriction: Binding and Tucking
The breasts were the provocation. The undeniable appearance of two size Bs against my wiry frame made me appear downright voluptuous. I no…
Teaching EQ to AI
Navigating data, unconscious bias, and our own human feelings while developing emotion recognition technology
Where Is The Future?
The Struggle of Rare and Orphan Diseases
One out of every 10 Americans has a rare disease, but each disease affects fewer than one in 1,000 people. How can we find cures…
Getting Ready for The End of The World
Where will you go and what (and who) will you take with you?
An open letter to the men who want to date me.
One files a lawsuit, as I understand it, when there is some chance of winning — or any other positive outcome. Former radio host David…
Becoming Stardust: The Future Cemetery
Imagine strolling through a cemetery at night, the wooded path softly illuminated by a canopy of glowing pods filled with human remains…
Oregonians and their Woods and Watching Them Burn
We revered these resources and now we’ve loved them to death
Hanna Brooks Olsen
Bigger, Longer, And Shockingly Feminist
The female gaze of ‘Magic Mike XXL’