‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Is About To Turn the Mario Series Upside-Down

Lurking beneath the kaleidoscopic bustle of Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo’s tentpole 3D Mario for its Switch game system, due October 27, is something counterintuitively pacific. The game in motion...

Local Gyms Can Help Spot Eating Disorders

1. Local gyms can help spot eating disorders — but what happens next is tricky. By Donna De La Cruz in the Washington Post 2. Your body — not the bread...

Meet the Real Bearded Santas Trying to Keep Christmas Alive All Year

For dedicated professional Santas, representing the world’s most famous merry man is a year-round gig. “We’re Santa 24 hours a day,” Bob Callahan, 79, president of the Fraternal Order of...

35 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts You Can Find on Amazon

Father’s Day is on June 18th, and if you’re planning to turn to the mega retailer Amazon.com to get something for your pop, it can be a little daunting....

Meet the Couple Who Got Married in Virtual Reality

Weddings are increasingly high-tech affairs, with everything from homemade photo booths to LED lights to drones getting in on the nuptials. But one recent ceremony might go down in...

The 15 Best Cities in Europe

There’s something about Spain. OK, Italy too. Travel + Leisure readers are in love with the cities in those two countries, which this year make up more than half of...

There’s No Advantage Washing Your Hands with Hot Water

1. No, there’s no advantage to washing your hands with hot water. By Robin Lally in Rutgers Today 2. If you want your kids to behave, put down your phone. By Brandon...

Teens Are Getting More Depressed But Using Fewer Drugs

The latest snapshot of mental health and substance abuse among teens and adults tells a mixed story of optimism and opportunities for improvement. While teens are using fewer substances...

It’s Hard for a Good Man to Be King in First Black Panther Trailer

What do you know about Wakanda? You’re about to learn a lot more. The first trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther, the highly-anticipated movie from Fruitvale Station and Creed director...

We May Finally Know What Arya Stark Is Plotting Next on Game of Thrones

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. The closing minutes of Game of Thrones‘ season six finale saw Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) officially begin her revenge tour of...

Google Maps Can Help Communities Address Air Pollution

1. How Google Maps can help communities address air pollution. By Karin Tuxen-Bettman at Google 2. Could America’s fraught political environment be making us more sick? By the Harvard T.H. Chan School...

Why Cities Need Their Own Foreign Policies

1. Why cities need their own foreign policies. By Ivo Daalder in Politico 2. Do ethics have a place in business schools? By Rick Paulas in Pacific Standard 3. The only language we...

This Week in Health: Why Weight Training Is So Good For You

This week brought good news about strength training: you don’t need to be a bodybuilder to reap the many benefits of weight lifting, according to new research. Here’s what...

The ‘Super Nintendo World’ Theme Park Looks As Trippy As We Hoped

It’s still more conceptual than actual, but Nintendo and Universal Studios Japan are teasing a more complete video look at what their new Mario-themed real-world venture is going to...

These 10 Sketches Show Frank Lloyd Wright’s Bold Vision

He was the man called “the Michelangelo of the 20th century” by the architect Eero Saarinen, so it’s surprise that 150 years after his birth, the work of renowned...