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Twitter is “similar to New York City,” says the Washington Post columnist @TaylorLorenz, in that “the people who spend time there often actively hate it, but refuse to leave.”
Twitter is “similar to New York City,” says the Washington Post columnist @TaylorLorenz, in that “the people who spend time there often actively hate it, but refuse to leave.”
Lorraine Hansberry, who was born on this day in 1930, described, over a plate of scrambled eggs, how her life changed after the opening of her hit play.
Lorraine Hansberry, who was born on this day in 1930, described, over a plate of scrambled eggs, how her life changed after the opening of her hit play.
Why might altered states lead us to see intelligence in non-sentient beings? “Maybe altered states crank up our search for patterns,” Matthew Hutson writes.
Why might altered states lead us to see intelligence in non-sentient beings? “Maybe altered states crank up our search for patterns,” Matthew Hutson writes.
A cartoon by @leise_h. #NewYorkerCartoons
A cartoon by @leise_h. #NewYorkerCartoons
Last fall, 154 economists filed an amicus brief against the abortion ban, outlining decades of research on how unwanted pregnancies can affect women’s education, employment, and earning prospects.
Last fall, 154 economists filed an amicus brief against the abortion ban, outlining decades of research on how unwanted pregnancies can affect women’s education, employment, and earning prospects.
When Nora Ephron—who was born on this day in 1941—moved into the Apthorp, she thought that she’d live there forever. Then the betrayals began.
When Nora Ephron—who was born on this day in 1941—moved into the Apthorp, she thought that she’d live there forever. Then the betrayals began.
Between 2009 and 2019, total emissions in Oslo dropped by 16 per cent, and its progress has been accelerating as it more fully embraces an annual process called climate budgeting—a yearly accounting of the policies and actions that help reduce emissions.
Between 2009 and 2019, total emissions in Oslo dropped by 16 per cent, and its progress has been accelerating as it more fully embraces an annual process called climate budgeting—a yearly accounting of the policies and actions that help reduce emissions.
On the life and mysterious disappearance of Alexander Grothendieck, who revolutionized mathematics.
“Whole fields of mathematics speak the language that he set up,” one mathematician said. “We live in this big structure that he built.”
On the life and mysterious disappearance of Alexander Grothendieck, who revolutionized mathematics. 
“Whole fields of mathematics speak the language that he set up,” one mathematician said. “We live in this big structure that he built.”
“Nothing better than getting a yes on a ridiculous idea,” Catherine O’Hara says.
“Nothing better than getting a yes on a ridiculous idea,” Catherine O’Hara says.
What did New York look like before we arrived?
What did New York look like before we arrived?
Attention, viewer: this material may not be suitable for parents who have to verbally identify every actor who appears on the screen.
Attention, viewer: this material may not be suitable for parents who have to verbally identify every actor who appears on the screen.
A new drone designed by Selçuk Bayraktar has brought the tactic of the precision air strike to Ukraine and other countries, reversing the course of several wars. It’s also a “spectacular propaganda machine,” @stephen_witt writes.
A new drone designed by Selçuk Bayraktar has brought the tactic of the precision air strike to Ukraine and other countries, reversing the course of several wars. It’s also a “spectacular propaganda machine,” @stephen_witt writes.
“The Russian state and its propaganda machine form a feedback loop,” @mashagessen writes. “Putin watches his own television and quotes it back to itself, the television amplifies the message, and so on.”
“The Russian state and its propaganda machine form a feedback loop,” @mashagessen writes. “Putin watches his own television and quotes it back to itself, the television amplifies the message, and so on.”
Much like the art of French cooking, the art of stress eating can be honed through practice, proper technique, and watching the evening news in a state of panic. Here’s how.
Much like the art of French cooking, the art of stress eating can be honed through practice, proper technique, and watching the evening news in a state of panic. Here’s how.
From boomers to zoomers, the concept of “generations” gets social history all wrong.
From boomers to zoomers, the concept of “generations” gets social history all wrong.
For many, Lalo Alcaraz’s political cartoons have provided fodder for the fight against discrimination, racism, and injustice. Last month, he became the first nonwhite recipient of the Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning.
For many, Lalo Alcaraz’s political cartoons have provided fodder for the fight against discrimination, racism, and injustice. Last month, he became the first nonwhite recipient of the Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning.
A cartoon by Luke Kruger-Howard. #NewYorkerCartoons
A cartoon by Luke Kruger-Howard. #NewYorkerCartoons
What do authoritarians like Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Vladimir Putin have in common with their 20th-century predecessors?
What do authoritarians like Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Vladimir Putin have in common with their 20th-century predecessors?
“When those election results came in, we realized just how formidable the enemy was,” a journalist at the Philippine news site Rappler said. “To me, as a journalist, it means I had not done enough to counter disinformation.”
“When those election results came in, we realized just how formidable the enemy was,” a journalist at the Philippine news site Rappler said. “To me, as a journalist, it means I had not done enough to counter disinformation.”
Upon completion—currently scheduled for 2025—the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing will be the biggest urban wildlife bridge of its kind in the world.
Upon completion—currently scheduled for 2025—the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing will be the biggest urban wildlife bridge of its kind in the world.
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