Why We Listen to Music With Lyrics We Don’t Understand

On TikTok, Philosophy Is Getting Edgy. The End of the Avocado.

How Long Should It Take to Grieve? Psychiatry Has Come Up With an Answer.

The latest edition of the DSM-5, sometimes known as “psychiatry’s bible,” includes a controversial new diagnosis.

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When Money Is Tight, These 8 Resources Will Help Nearly Everyone

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The Man Behind Ethereum Is Worried About Crypto’s Future

Vitalik Buterin dreamed up the blockchain technology for uses beyond currency. Now he’s fighting to fix the industry.

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Evan Rachel Wood Faced Her Fear

“I just couldn’t bear living my life like that for one more second or the thought of it happening to anybody else.”

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End of the Avocado: Why Chefs Are Ditching the Unsustainable Fruit

Give peas a chance—as well as pistachios, fava beans, and pumpkin seed paste. These are just some of the ingredients being used to replace one of the world’s most popular fruits.

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In a World on Fire, Stop Burning Things

The truth is new and counterintuitive: we have the technology necessary to rapidly ditch fossil fuels.

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Why We Listen to Music With Lyrics We Don’t Understand

A musicologist and music therapist-in-training explain why the language of song lyrics doesn’t always matter.

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On TikTok, Philosophy Is Getting Edgy … or at Least Concise

Why are contemporary philosophers, including tenured university professors, suddenly making TikTok channels?

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Putin Has Redrawn the World - But Not the Way He Wanted

It is a rare thing to live through a moment of huge historical consequence and understand in real time that is what it is.

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