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Jeanne Park

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The facts (and fictions) of life

Take the New Yorker’s highbrow/lowbrow sex quiz.

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The real skinny on weight and earning power

A new study shows that it pays to be thin if you’re a woman.

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South Korea in ferment over kimchi shortage

A cabbage shortage sparks a national crisis.

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Audio: Designer Bruce Mau on the suburbs, the mall and the automobile

Designer Bruce Mao says we need to reinvent the things people love.

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Catherine Ashton answers Henry Kissinger’s call

Henry Kissinger once famously asked, “Who do I call if I want to call Europe?” The answer is Catherine Ashton, the EU’s first foreign policy chief.

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Joaquin Phoenix is ‘still here’ after car wreck

The true story of Werner Herzog’s daring rescue of Joaquin Phoenix comes to life in this beautiful web short.

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Wieseltier on the mosque

The New Republic literary editor delivers a clarion defense for the Cordoba House.

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NYT vs. WSJ: Now in CGI

Newspaper moguls Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and Rupert Murdoch face off in this viral video.

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Revisiting the children of the storm

Brenda Ann Kenneally revisits New Orleans to mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.