The Best Media Streaming Devices You Can Buy Right Now

With over-the-top television services like DirecTV Now, Playstation Vue, and Sling TV gaining popularity, the great unbundling is upon us — and it’s now easier than ever to dump...

Why Harriet Tubman Wore White

Ever since Congress designated March 10, 1990, “Harriet Tubman Day,” to mark the anniversary of her death in 1913, the date has become an opportunity for to review the...

You Can Compare President Trump to Richard Nixon, But Times Have Changed

Imagine a President who is convinced that the media, the Washington bureaucracy (led by the State and Defense Departments), and the Washington D.C. establishment are completely against him and...

Organic Foods Could Prevent a Public Health Crisis

1. Could organic food prevent a public health crisis? By Elizabeth Grossman in Civil Eats 2. Our perception of undocumented immigration in America doesn’t always match reality. By Hansi Lo Wang, Alyson...

Here’s One Big Little Lies Murder Theory You Might Have Missed

This post includes spoilers for Big Little Lies episodes 1-3 and does not factor in Liane Moriarty’s novel of the same name, on which the show is based. HBO’s new...

How To Close the Gender Pay Gap in 27 Years

1. Here’s how to close the gender pay gap — in 27 years. By Kathryn Vasel in CNN 2. We can end child marriage. This is how. By Sajeda Amin, M Niaz...

Why ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ Reminds Me of a 27-Year-Old...

I’ve been thinking about the way The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, one of the best thing’s Nintendo’s yet made, reminds me of another game I played...

Ai Weiwei Reflects on the Sadness of Ren Hang’s Photographs

Knut Koivisto—FotografiskaPortrait of Ren Hang taken one week before his death.The sudden death of photographer and poet Ren Hang on Feb. 24 shook the art world to its core....

You’ve Never Seen Harry Potter Like This Before

The story of Harry Potter may be officially “done,” but thanks to the series’ illustrated editions, fans are getting a whole new look at J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world. After...

The Idea of North America Is Over

1. The idea of North America is over. By Benjamin Wallace-Wells in the New Yorker 2. America is facing a dangerous enemy. We just can’t agree who. By Uri Friedman in the...

These Are the Happiest and Healthiest Cities in America

Living near the beach doesn’t guarantee your happiness — but it certainly doesn’t hurt. From Naples, Fla. to Honolulu, Hawaii, many of the U.S. cities that scored well on Gallup-Healthways’...

Gabriel García Márquez’s Life in 100 Pictures

This post is in partnership with the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin. A version of the article below was originally published on the Ransom...

The Cost of Abandoning International Law

1. These are the costs of abandoning international law. By Jeffrey Sachs in the Boston Globe 2. Why music ownership matters: How streaming undermines music’s cultural impact. By Ted Gioia in the...

Review: ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ Is the Open-World Shooter You’ve Always Wanted

To play a Ubisoft game these days is to participate in a grand experiment. You may not realize this, but it’s true. Look at any of the company’s games,...

Cursive Is Making a Comeback. Test Your Handwriting Skills With This Quiz

(NEW YORK) — Cursive writing is looping back into style in schools across the country after a generation of students who know only keyboarding, texting and printing out their...