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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:58:39 ESTIn ‘How America Lost Its Secrets’ a picture emerges of Snowden as an odd, deeply resentful young man driven less by high moral purpose than personal revenge.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:03:39 ESTFranklin D. Roosevelt invented the idea of an activist sprint from the start of a presidency, and many successors have followed his example. Will Donald Trump make an early splash?
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:52:01 ESTThe Paris market Les Halles operated in almost total darkness for six centuries—reminding us not to rely on vision alone.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:23:02 ESTAddiction isn’t an illness like any other. Patients need not just the right medicines but therapy, support and, in some cases, tough supervision.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:57:07 ESTThe chief executive of the image-sharing site on building the company, his ‘dorky’ childhood collection and wasting time online.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:18:20 ESTA new study in Kenya points to an innovation that is lifting many people out of extreme poverty: mobile banking. And it is especially benefiting women.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:29:25 ESTPhysics shows up everywhere in daily life, even at breakfast.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:09:14 ESTA colorful metaphor for an exceedingly disastrous or chaotic situation caught fire last year, especially in politics.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:52:17 ESTAre coarse, unfeeling businesses masquerading as environmentally sensitive stewards of the Earth? Of course not. How Joe Queenan helps them save the planet.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:20:56 ESTA new book, “Going Once,” showcases 250 notable sales from auction house Christie’s International on its 250th anniversary.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:53:27 ESTBioengineer Muhammad Zaman hopes that a new device will help tackle a deadly global problem.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:30:52 ESTAs the classic film “12 Angry Men” reaches its 60th birthday, a look at juries—starting at the one that convicted Socrates in Athens.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 10:20:50 ESTManagement expert Adam Grant recalls how the historical lists in Billy Joel’s ‘We Didn’t Start the Fire’ gave the future author his first research project.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:19:00 ESTRichard Brooks’s screen adaptation of Truman Capote’s ‘In Cold Blood’ is a portrait of waste, loss and spiritual emptiness.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:10:44 ESTDesigned by architects Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines, the Seine Musicale is an ambitious new concert hall in western Paris. But can the venue thrive in an already crowded classical-music market?
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 23:48:44 ESTFrom Brexit to Trump to the rise of nationalist parties across Europe, the old division between left and right is giving way to a battle between self-styled patriots and confounded globalists.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 08:50:20 ESTForeign correspondent Dion Nissenbaum describes being jailed at a detention center for 2½ days, with no contact with his wife or colleagues.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 19:48:54 ESTParents often use phrases like ‘Good job!’ and ‘Say thank you’ when they talk to their children. But what do those phrases really mean?
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:22:08 ESTA member of the Texas Supreme Court has become ‘the tweetingest judge in America.’
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 10:41:38 ESTCan’t remember what you were just thinking about? A new study amends our understanding of how memory works.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 11:55:09 ESTA new book showcases winning products from the Pentawards, an international competition that recognizes creativity in packaging.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:06:52 ESTAfter years of delay, the ancient Jewish catacombs under Rome’s Villa Torlonia are set for restoration.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 11:39:19 ESTAlexa, Siri and the like may be impressive, but how much can we trust them? Joe Queenan ponders the potential disasters.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:54:03 ESTThe phrase, used during the recent expulsion of Russians from the U.S., is a ‘Neo-Latin’ invention.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:23:38 ESTDan Ariely answers readers’ questions on insecure incomes, compelling conversations and marriage models.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:24:19 ESTScientists in Switzerland have developed a prototype that soaked up enough sun through a skinlike filter to power a cardiac pacemaker with ease.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:25:24 ESTChef/restaurateur Nancy Silverton (the Mozza chain) recalls the night she and her friends enjoyed an unusual after-dinner jam to the strains of ‘Layla.’
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:37:00 ESTThe director of ‘Patriots Day’ is drawn to real-life stories of courage.
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 03:06:35 ESTConservative fiscal and monetary policies, plus an autocrat’s ability to impose austerity measures, keep Russia afloat where the Soviet Union sank.
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 10:58:31 ESTSuggested morning-after remedies from the past three millennia include wearing necklaces of laurel leaves and eating deep-fried canaries.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 11:06:55 ESTFor Cleveland, 2016 was the year it did astonishingly well in basketball and baseball. OK, there were some questions about that Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction....
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:35:40 ESTA recent study of stereotypes of foreigners shows just how wrong they can be.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:28:32 ESTNewspaper wars of the 1870s spurred the use of “scoop” as a word for an exclusive news story.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:29:32 ESTResearchers used a $60 inkjet printer to produce sets of small rods with markings that can only be decoded with a specific type of electromagnetic radiation.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:31:32 ESTLongtime football coach and Heisman winner Steve Spurrier on close calls, the fragility of life and Kris Kristofferson’s ‘Why Me.’
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 22:47:00 ESTThe artist’s textiles, going on exhibit at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum, are a colorful take on modernism.