America’s obsession with perfecting its teeth. “Start check!” a technician called, and Dr.
THE TRUMP-HITLER COMPARISON. Is there any comparison? Between the way the campaigns of Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler should have been treated by the media and the culture? The way the media should act now? The problem of normalization?
A few months back, I joined in for an episode of a podcast called the Disciplined Investor.
What do we give up when we all become freedom-seeking, self-determining, autonomous entrepreneurs? A lot, actually. One October day, I sat in on a seminar at the Freelancers Union called “Building a Foundation for Your Freelance Life.
Yesterday, Science published a blockbuster article about the state of, well, science.
Speaking Tuesday night in Brooklyn, blocks away from his company headquarters and his father’s apartment, Spike Lee went off on how the neighborhood has changed.
The issue of succession is a difficult matter not just for family-run businesses but for the families that run them. Take the Murdochs, for instance. Or the Binghams, the Kentucky newspaper clan that imploded in the 1980s.
If you weren’t already aware, there are people in your company’s IT department that can see all if they need to. Most of the time, they’re busy with other things, but these four activities will likely put you under the microscope.
A scientific debate that’s oddly amusing to entertain: At what point, exactly, did mankind irrevocably put the Earth on the road to ruin? A while back, I got invited by an artist friend to her loft for a Sunday-afternoon discussion she was hosting on the Anthropocene.
New York’s Penal Colony, through the eyes of the people who live and work there. This report is a partnership between New York and The Marshall Project. The Marshall Project is a nonprofit news organization covering America’s criminal-justice system.
Making new friends after a move or job change is already tough, so it’s best to avoid wasting time getting to know people that just end up driving you crazy. Here’s a quick way to find out if someone is friend material.
This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday. As is probably obvious, I rely heavily on other publications — competitors of The New York Times — in putting together this newsletter.
There’s a short history of publishers fancying themselves as technology companies and building a business selling their tech to other publishers.
Ready to build your strength, flexibility, and balance with yoga? You’ll find yoga videos scattered across the web, but one site you might want to bookmark is DoYogaWithMe.
It’s a strange time, isn’t it, when the loser wins? And yet here we are: Trump is in the White House, columnists are warming to their new war leader, and editorial boards, surprised that their coverage of Donald Trump fueled his ascent, are cashing in on the confusion they sowed.
When you’re clueless about a topic, asking questions about it can make you feel dumb. However, despite how you feel, asking good questions actually makes you seem smarter. This video breaks down research that supports this very concept.
Meditation has a ton of benefits, from reducing anxiety to increasing concentration, but it isn’t something you can jump into and excel at right away. If you’ve tried to meditate before and couldn’t get into it, start with “mini meditation” first as an easy transition.
What were the best movies of 2014? What 2014 TV shows should you catch up on? What were 2014's biggest songs? And why trust just one outlet for answers when you can try all of them? Every December for years, Fimoculous' Rex Sorgatz used to keep a rolling list of year-end lists.
By 2080, southern Europe will be in a state of permanent drought. Ancient diseases will arise from melted glaciers, where they've been brewing for centuries. The heat index will be so severe that it induces hyperthermia in sleeping humans.
It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with doing–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in the first place. Real productivity is more than just activity, after all.
Since its founding in 1968, New York magazine has served as a prototype of literate, high-tempo publishing, using its weekly cadence and location in one of the world’s cultural capitals to usher in a new, more intimate and frank approach to what a publication could be.
No one knows how to talk about climate change right now. I don’t have an idea about where to begin, and I write about it professionally. On the one hand, the natural consequences of climate change seem increasingly severe and devastating.
NEW YORK, United States — “There is absolutely no separation, now, between fashion and politics,” says Stella Bugbee, editor-in-chief and president of New York Magazine’s digital brand the Cut, remarking on an approach that has become standard practice at women’s titles from Teen Vogue to
I’ve long been surprised by how many people don’t ask good questions when their interviewer gives them the opportunity. A surprising number of candidates don’t have many questions at all, or simply use the time to try to further pitch themselves for the job.
Lauren Starke, a spokeswoman for the magazine, said that Charles J. Harder, who was Hulk Hogan’s lawyer in his successful lawsuit against Gawker Media, had contacted the magazine by email and asked it to preserve documents related to Mr. Ailes in preparation for a possible defamation claim. Mr.
To get into American Mensa, the organization for smart people, you must score in the top 2 percent of the general population on an accepted, standardized intelligence test (they recognize about 200 tests, including the GRE, LSAT, Otis-Gamma Test, or Mensa's in-house admission test).
Last Friday, we spent the evening with two other families with young children at the grocery store. We have the routine down to a science.
Crunching data from Prosper, the peer to peer lending site, researchers correlated default rates with words most likely to appear in a loan application. From an article in New York magazine:
People don't just eat when they're hungry, and they don't stop when they're full. Psychologists have found a not-so-sweet suite of factors that contribute to over-eating. Here's a run-down: Your personality traits matter.
Adam Moss, the editor in chief of New York magazine, was having dinner at Sant Ambroeus, an upscale restaurant in the West Village, with Pamela Wasserstein and her two brothers when she mentioned that she was ready for a career change.
With millions to stash and stability on their minds, the world’s wealthy have been flocking to New York City to buy up luxury apartments—but not, necessarily, to live in them. Apartments in some of New York’s toniest precincts are vacant at least ten months out of the year.
Didn't get any sleep last night, and you have to get through a day of work? Don't worry, we've got some scientifically proven tips for day-after survival.Watch our last episode, about how bad dreams help your mental health, here: https://youtu.be/ZFkzWnxK05sTune in Thursdays to see more "Science of
“I wouldn’t have this child without Massachusetts insurance,” my friend Margaret Monteith told me over Skype one December morning. She was talking about the baby she expected in May, a somersaulting boy recently glimpsed, at the end of her first trimester, on ultrasound.
Progressive women who devote themselves to domesticity aren't nearly as annoying as New York magazine makes them out to be. Lisa Miller's recent cover story on "feminist housewives" in New York magazine seemed to irritate people like sandpaper on a sunburn.
There is an ideological conflict brewing between ‘woke’ millennials and an older generation, a conflict where neither understands the other For a while there, in the first part of the new millennium, the generation gap was pretty much assumed to be dead.
In the dimmed living room, purple, sparkly sheets covered every flat surface, and gauzy red hankies and scarves muted the lamps’ harsh glow. If a pirate had a mid-’70s lounge, it would look like this. Just a typical San Francisco sex party.
People with extremely sunny attitudes find it difficult to empathize with people who are recounting a negative experience, according to a study recently published at PLOS ONE.
We do our best to skip distractions in the pursuit of productivity here at Lifehacker, and though we're happy to pursue distractions in our downtime, New York Magazine reminds us that distraction's really not all that bad. Photo by Roger Smith.
In When Women Were Birds, Terry Tempest Williams writes about Nushu, a secret script used by women in the rural villages of Jiangyong in Hunan Provice of China.
Most weeks, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich speaks with contributor Alex Carp about the biggest stories in politics and culture. Today: Trump’s press conference, BuzzFeed, and Bill O’Reilly’s settlement.
I’m a new manager. Each year, the company I work for brings on college students as interns. One thing I have noticed is the lack of following the dress code and unprofessional outfits from the interns.
Paul Ryan’s budget proposals are not mere compilations of proposals, but grand vision statements. The classic versions relied on sweeping ideological pronouncements (i.e., “it is built on the enduring truths from which America’s Founders established this great and exceptional Nation.
Shooting in the dark, with a handheld camera, in a vibrating helicopter, 5,000 feet above land sounds like a photographer’s nightmare. But Iwan Baan made it look easy.
As I reported in the most recent issue of New York, a new program at an elite private school in New York aims to combat racism by dividing young children, some as young as 8 years old, into “affinity groups” according to their race.
How to Raise a Boy is a weeklong series centered around this urgent question in the era of Parkland, President Trump, and #MeToo. It’s so easy to get it wrong, talking to my son.
Disaster stories involving the Internet of Things are all the rage. They feature cars (both driven and driverless), the power grid, dams, and tunnel ventilation systems.
What it means to see yourself as different. And to be seen that way. Ten interviews from the social margins. Collages by Eugenia Loli About six months ago, I found myself talking to a woman who was absolutely terrified of vomiting.
President Trump isn't the first wealthy New York businessman to hold a high public office. Nelson Rockefeller, an heir to one of America's greatest fortunes, served as the state's governor in the 1960s, and then vice president in the mid-1970s in the Ford administration.
Y’all, New York magazine did the greatest profile of Ask a Manager yesterday. I love everything about it, except that apparently I say “I mean…” constantly. But I feel like the writer really gets the site and what’s going on here. Read it here!
At first glance, this appears to just be yet another blurry photo of a stack of pre-sliced ham. But reader, we beckon you to take a closer look.