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SADIE STEIN ENDINGS ARE VERY, VERY HARD—the greater question is less why books disappoint than why any succeed. Each of these is a good book written by someone of great skill who, for whatever reason, choked, rushed, or otherwise ran a narrative off
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LOS ANGELES IS A CITY OF TRAFFIC. So it only makes sense that La La Land, in theaters Dec. 9, opens in the thick of it—a long, glittering caterpillar of cars stopped on an elevated freeway that stretches out to the horizon under an enamel-blue Califo
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JEFF NELSON, with reporting by Elizabeth McNeil IS JENNY FROM THE BLOCK EXPLORING NEW territory? After Drake attended Jennifer Lopez’s All I Have concerts in Las Vegas twice in one week, rumors ignited that she and the rapper are an item—and they’re
If you know your Rossellini from your Kurosawa, FilmStruck might be the streaming service for you.
Madison Pauly 3200 B.C.: With stylus and clay tablets, ancient Mesopotamians create abstract symbols to represent syllables of their spoken language. 600s: Quill pens and parchment paper take hold in Europe. Drippy ink discourages pen lifting, henc
Nick Leiber Wi-Fi networks dependent on radio waves are growing more congested all the time—and can’t be used everywhere—so various researchers and companies are betting light waves from LED lamps and overheads can also stream data and connect peopl
All Kinds of People When I was a kid, growing up in a small town in Texas, People gave me access to the rest of the world. It showed that dreams are possible and opened my eyes to the amazing variety of life beyond my borders. That’s because for 42
WE SET OUT TO FIND IMAGES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD. ALONG THE WAY, WE UNEARTHED INCREDIBLE STORIES OF HOW THEY WERE MADE
New shelters are designed to help refugees and others with limited means.
SAM LANSKY The singer and American Idol alum, 34, is about to tour North America as the front man of Queen with original band members Roger Taylor and Brian May. Do you feel pressure to fill Freddie Mercury’s shoes when performing with Queen? At so
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'Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist.' – Pablo Picasso
George Shiras the third (1859-1942) was captivated by the waters of Lake Superior at night, when sounds, shapes, and movements seemed more mysterious, more dramatic. Under cover of darkness, he sought out animals that lived along the shore of the lak
IT’S HARD TO IMAGINE THE KIND OF GRAVITY THAT WORDS had with a ferociously intelligent man like Mr. Albee, who died Sept. 16 at age 88. He chose them and ordered them meticulously—not only in his great works of drama like The Zoo Story, A Delicate Ba
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WHEN IT COMES TO SCREEN TIME for kids, less is more. That’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics has maintained for years, warning that exposing young children to any kind of digital platform, from junk TV to educational apps, could lead to delaye
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At the Rheingold site, ODA tries to balance the needs and wants of rich and poor alike.