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Music criticism is dead. Long live music analysis. Gone are the days when listeners relied on critics for guidance on which albums to buy. In…... [Read More]
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Happiness is a serious business. Inspired by the positive psychology movement, corporations hold positions for "chief fun officers" and esteemed institutions like Stanford and Yale…... [Read More]
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This story is part of a series called Craigslist Confessional. Writer Helena Bala started meeting people via Craigslist in 2014 and has been documenting their…... [Read More]
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Say the word braai or shishanyama to a South African and you'll conjure up a host of memories: the smell of lamb chops and boerewors…... [Read More]
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I'm English and have lived in England for the vast majority of my life, but I hadn't heard of the "English vice" until last week.…... [Read More]
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Social media platforms are providing Africans with an opportunity to counter negative stereotypes by giving them representational agency. More and more Africans use the internet.…... [Read More]
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It's 2008, and Elizabeth Holmes is about to be removed as CEO of Theranos, the blood-testing startup she founded. Don Lucas, chairman of Theranos' board,…... [Read More]
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The Republic of Ireland has overwhelmingly voted to repeal its ban on abortion yet around 1.8 million people on the island still won't have access to... [Read More]
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Liverpool fans will point to three things that cost their club the Champions League final—superstar striker Mohamed Salah's shoulder injury and two terrible mistakes by... [Read More]
The death of Alan Bean means only four of the 12 astronauts who set foot on the moon are walking the Earth. Bean, who became... [Read More]
The death today (May 26) of former US astronaut Alan Bean means only five of the 12 astronauts who set foot on the moon are…... [Read More]
Real Madrid started their Champions League final against Liverpool with quite a luxury: superstar Welsh winger Gareth Bale, reportedly bought for around €100 million, was…... [Read More]
Update: Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3–1, making Cristiano Ronaldo the first man in the modern era to win five Champions League titles, and Real Madrid…... [Read More]
Comedian Seth Meyers ought to be pretty confident about his talent these days. He's the host of his own late-night show, NBC's Late Night with…... [Read More]
Nigeria isn't one of the favorites to win the 2018 World Cup but it certainly seems to be the leading favorite for best kit, even…... [Read More]
Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the…... [Read More]
In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as milam aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga…... [Read More]
Franchise fatigue hit Hollywood hard last summer. The sequels and remakes that the movie industry bet on, like the Transformers and Pirates of the Caribbean…... [Read More]
For Taiwan, the list of its diplomatic allies in Africa has dwindled to all but one nation. This week, Burkina Faso said it would cut…... [Read More]
Earlier this month, Facebook released the guidelines it says it uses to review content internally. The process appeared to be rather granular, but the rules…... [Read More]
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