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no more plastic
A Week Without Plastic
It turns out entirely avoiding single-use plastic is just as hard as it sounds.
The Stolen Kids of Sarah Lawrence
What happened to the group of bright college students who fell under the sway of a classmate’s father?
Astrology Is Serious Business, Even If It’s Not Real
In a demographic desperate for reassurance, a customized cosmos is a very valuable proposition.
from the archives
Karl Lagerfeld, Boy Prince of Fashion
The late designer had opinions on everything — even his own death.
17 Women Talk About Being Left Behind by #MeToo
We spoke with women from dozens of industries who remain unable to report sexual abuse and harassment.
The Surprising True Story Behind Steve Madden
The man behind the shoe box is revealed in a new documentary.
that's a bop
Sharon Van Etten on
Motherhood, and Her Many Lives
The singer-songwriter has a thousand careers.
the body politic
Inside Hillary Clinton’s Surreal Post-Election Life
With nothing left to lose, she is finally free to really speak her mind.
How to Get Things Done: Oiselle’s CEO Shares Her Secrets
On boundaries, running as stress release, and knowing your own superpower.
An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth
Leonard Guarente is certain he’s succeeded where doctors (and quacks) before him have failed. His pill will either extend lives or tarnish his career.
My 4-Year-Old Speaks Fluent YouTube
What it’s like raising kids who’ve had screens since birth.
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Etsy’s Dream of a Shiny, Post-Capitalist (and Post-Profit) Workplace
The company wants to crochet its cake and eat it too.
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Is Prostitution Just Another Job?
Many sex workers think their work should be as legal as accounting. And American society is closer than ever to agreeing with them.
Meet the Internet’s Most Famous Pimple-Popping Dermatologist
Sandra Lee was a run-of-the-mill California doctor. Then she started filming as she exploded her patients’ pimples.
Palaces, Penises, and Parties With the Young Jet Set
Forty-eight hours in Gstaad, made for Instagram.
Lucky Blue Smith Is the Most In-Demand Young Male Mormon Model on Earth
They call him “Little Fresh Meat” in China. (It’s very much a compliment.)
The World Is Not Enough for Net-a-Porter
A company that defined luxury e-commerce is now merging with its mass-market competitor.
The 7 Ages of Woman: A Fractured Fable of Femininity and Motherhood
A dark and beautiful exploration, based on a 16th-century painting by Hans Baldung.
35 Bill Cosby Accusers Tell Their Stories
One by one, they came forward, finding safety in their staggering number and a world that was finally ready to believe them.
When Did Humans Doom the Earth for Good?
A scientific debate that’s oddly amusing to entertain: At what point, exactly, did mankind irrevocably put the planet on the road to ruin?
How Physicians Actually Make Money These Days
One internist opens his books: great calling, lousy business.
5 New Yorkers Open Their Medicine Cabinets
Like you haven’t looked at a stranger’s before.
Inside Memorial Sloan Kettering’s High-Speed Pathology Lab
Is it cancer? They’ll know in half an hour.
The Everything Guide to the Libido
Oysters don’t help, but monkey porn might … and other findings from the forefront of desire research.
How One Brain Came Back From Unconsciousness
A car accident left 19-year-old Dylan Rizzo in a coma. This is the story of the long, perilous crawl to recovery.
Why Is America Obsessed With Perfecting Its Teeth?
The story of a rapidly expanding industry that has little reason to exist, except the clearest reason in the world.
Can Racism Be Stopped in the Third Grade?
An experiment at Fieldston, which starts when 8-year-olds are sorted by race, has some very liberal parents fuming.