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André Leon Talley Became an Icon by Never Losing Faith in the Glory of Fashion

André Leon Talley’s very presence in popular culture has become shorthand for fashion in all of its hierarchical majesty.

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Police in This Tiny Alabama Town Suck Drivers Into Legal ‘Black Hole’

Using unmarked police cars and uniforms without insignia, the town with no traffic lights collected $487 in fines and forfeitures in 2020 for every man, woman and child. Total town income more than doubled from 2018 to 2020 – from $582,000 to more than $1.2 million – as fines and forfeitures rose 640%.

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Economics Is Once Again Becoming a Worldly Science

After generations of ‘blackboard economics’, Berkeley and MIT are leading a return to economics that studies the real world.

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Is Confidence a Cult? These Sociologists Think So.

A new book aims to show why directives to “just be more confident!” are so harmful.

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A Tale of Two Tais: The Dual-Timeline Casting Magic at the Heart of ‘Yellowjackets’

Showtime’s breakout hit centers on a team that’s unafraid to revel in its victories. But as the actors and casting directors can attest, the real win in Season 1 was capturing performances across timelines that felt so fully from the same playbook.

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Eating as Resisting: Preserving My Family’s History Through Chinese Food

How eating Chinese food honors the strength of my ancestors during the Cultural Revolution.

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A Tinder Revenge Story

The revolutionary dating app made a lot of people rich. Co-founder Sean Rad didn’t feel rich enough.

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Regret Can Be All-Consuming—a Neurobehavioral Scientist Explains How to Overcome It

Remorse and sorrow from a bad choice can haunt you for years, even decades. But there are evidence-based ways to move past regret.

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How ‘Gamification’ of Everything Is Manipulating You (and How to Recognize It)

Companies are using gamification to manipulate you. Here’s how to see it and fight against it.

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