You can tell that the race for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination is getting serious because the candidates are talking about... James Joyce.
Our attachment to social media is clearly affecting the health of the body politic.
The punishing Hahnenkamm downhill brings street-party revelry to a medieval town in the Tyrolean Alps.
For a while during his captivity, jazz kept Eric Vogel, a Jewish Czech trumpeter, useful to the Nazis — and therefore alive.
The Passover staple is straightforward, which is another way of saying that it lives and dies in the details.
At the rebooted Playboy Club, the ears and bustiers are the same, but the women wearing them are, they insist, a different breed.
The US military prison's leadership considered Mohamedou Salahi to be its highest-value detainee. But his guard suspected otherwise.
And more revelations from this interview with Isaac Chotiner, who rakes him over the coals.
Although I recognize the utility of listening to non-distracting study music, I nonetheless find it disheartening to see art being reconfigured, over and over again, as a tool for productivity — and then, when the work is finally done, as a tool for coming down from the work.
Recently, the screenwriter Ed Solomon ("Men in Black," "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure") received a Facebook message from the account of a friend. He quickly realized that the friend's account had been hacked by a scammer, but he decided, out of curiosity, to keep the exchange with the scammer going.
Craig Carton's misadventures in gambling and in the ticket-resale game led the on-air personality to risk everything on a pretty flimsy play.
Most of the things that we hold in our hands and stare at, day after day, are examples of "good design" — great design, even, in terms of their inextricability from life. But more and more their social benefit seems questionable.
Outdoor air has been regulated for decades, but emissions from daily domestic activities may be more dangerous than anyone imagined.
Millions of Americans have taken antidepressants for many years. What happens when it's time to stop?
A young paleontologist may have discovered a record of the most significant event in the history of life on Earth.
The 1989 cult classic ushered in a darker, weirder, more experimental era for teen movies.
To Omar, the controversies surrounding her are an episode not in the Jewish experience but in the Muslim one. "People will talk about the veterans and the people who are in the armed services, but we never talk about the children," she said. "We're talking about the number of bombs going off, and there's, like, two thousand people who have died."
The state loses a football field's worth of land every hour and a half. Now engineers are in a race to prevent it from sinking into oblivion.
I had just finished filming Season 1 of "Game of Thrones." Then I was struck with the first of two aneurysms.
Does the ubiquitous dance troupe really present 5,000 of civilization reborn?