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We all just lived through our first 2-degree Celsius day.
Felines who fetch are an evolutionary mystery.
More parmesan on your durian-seed rigatoni?
One of Joe Biden’s big climate bets follows an old familiar logic.
An Amtrak ride can go so, so wrong.
Whether he lands at Microsoft or successfully retakes the throne at OpenAI, one thing is certain about Sam Altman’s future.
TikTok has become a home to people broadcasting themselves live at work. Viewers are captivated.
Supposed AI breakthroughs are frequently veiled in secrecy, hindering scientific consensus.
How retailers hide the costs of delivery—and why we’re such suckers for their ploys
The surprising persistence of the mail-order business
Umbilical blood can be a valuable treatment for rare diseases. But that doesn’t mean you need to pay thousands of dollars to bank your baby’s.
Carson Block uses covert techniques to uncover fraud for profit. Now he’s under investigation himself. Is he the hero of Wall Street, or the villain?
Medical centers are offering fancy food and rebranding health as a “journey.” How about helping us feel better instead?
The much-hyped technology for editing genes has fulfilled one of its biggest promises.
As far-fetched as it may seem, research suggests that hypnotherapy can help patients find relief from all sorts of gut disorders.
The outdated, much-maligned health measure now determines who gets obesity drugs—and who doesn’t.
The letters of Seamus Heaney reveal that he was bedeviled by the same problem that overwhelms all of us.
Why in classical contemporary music do so many people equate <em>challenging</em> with <em>intimidating</em>—or even <em>infuriating</em>?
A country that once peacefully ousted a dictator chose a murderous autocrat as its leader.
A poem for Wednesday
The races fit the American tendency to pit excess against repentance—especially when it comes to food.
Lessons from 15 years as a stay-at-home father
She ruins the day, but guilt-trips me when I try to opt out.
When the young and the old befriend one another, everyone can benefit. So why doesn’t it happen more?