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From ‘Wild Horses’ to ‘Wild Things,’ a window into Maurice Sendak’s creative process

Fans of “Where the Wild Things Are,” Maurice Sendak’s most famous book, might know every page by heart. But few know the winding path...

A half-century before the hashtag, artists were on the front lines of #MeToo

The #MeToo movement has had a sweeping effect on politics, organized religion, educational institutions, Hollywood, sports and the military. The cultural prominence of rape...

How I Became An International Cocaine Trafficker

Meet Posh Pete, an international cocaine smuggler from leafy Gloucestershire, England, Pieter Tritton became an unlikely international drug kingpin...

Heroin Holiday in the Czech Republic

While Europe’s bankers, lawyers, and other desk jockeys shut off their phones and head to the beach, the junkies...

I spent a week in a VR headset, here’s what happened

We put a guy in a headset for 168 hours. Hosted by: https://twitter.com/jakwilmot

What will happen to Michael Jackson’s legacy? A famed writer’s fall could offer clues

There’s no question that Michael Jackson changed music history. But how will history remember Michael Jackson? Since HBO released the new documentary film “Leaving...

The mental health crisis among America’s youth is real – and staggering

The first signs of a problem started to emerge around 2014: More young people said they felt overwhelmed and depressed. College counseling centers reported...

The truth about St. Patrick’s Day

In 1997, my students and I traveled to Croagh Patrick, a mountain in County Mayo, as part of a study abroad program course on...

The World Wide Web turns 30: our favorite memories from A to Z

On this day 30 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee submitted a proposal with the dreary title “Information Management” to his superior at the European physics...

Maryland Court reinstates Adnan Syed’s conviction

A court in Maryland has overturned a ruling that would have granted Adnan Syed, the subject of the...

The spirit of old Facebook lives on in a new game called Emily is Away

Facebook as we know it is on its way out as the company eyes a so-called pivot to...

Everything coming to Hulu, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in March 2019

As the weather warms up slightly, it might be time to revisit old superhero classics and recent blockbusters....

Screw the box

Stig Pryds is a Danish record holding freediver. He was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in 2008, which disabled him...

Extreme Tidal Surges Could Wreck This California Coastal Town

Up and down the California coast, city officials are thinking about the threat of sea level rise — but...

New AI art has artists, collaborators wondering: Who gets the credit?

Over the past few years, many artists have started to use what’s called “neural network software” to create works of art. Users input existing...

A never-ending stream of AI art goes up for auction

Training algorithms to generate art is, in some ways, the easy part. You feed them data, they look for patterns, and they do their...