The Best Places To Cry At Work, According To A Person Who Cries A Lot

The Best Places To Cry At Work, According To A Person Who Cries A...

It may be that I have over-productive tear ducts. Or maybe it's just that I'm a woman. (Haven't you heard? Women are emotional, and that is why there is a gender wage gap.) Either way, I've wept at work on more than one occasion, and as a result I've gotten good at navigating where to…
A second person may be “cured” of HIV

A second person may be “cured” of HIV

In the history of HIV/AIDS, only a single person is believed to have been cured of the virus. Timothy Ray Brown, an American known as the “Berlin patient,” had HIV for more than a decade, until two stem-cell transplants in 2007 and 2008 cleared it from his body. Now, according to a paper published in…
What To Wear On Valentine’s Day If You’re Not A Dress Person

What To Wear On Valentine’s Day If You’re Not A Dress Person

There’s a lot to love about Valentine’s Day: the variety of chocolate, the abundance of thematic rom-coms that you can stream from the comfort of your couch, your local mundane drugstore looking like a pink confetti bomb exploded inside... But for a day that’s devoted to celebrating romance, it has its not-so-lovable parts. For some…
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refuses to resign: “I am not the person in that photo”

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refuses to resign: “I am not the person in that...

A day after admitting he posed in a racist photo 35 years ago, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is trying fit the fallout back in Pandora’s box, now claiming the man in the image isn’t him. “I am not the person in that photo,” he said. The moderate Democrat is resisting widespread calls to resign after…
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refuses to the resign: “I am not the person in that photo.”

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refuses to the resign: “I am not the person in...

A day after admitting he posed in a racist photo 35 years ago, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is trying fit the fallout back in Pandora’s box, now claiming the man in the image isn’t him. “I am not the person in that photo,” he said. The moderate Democrat is resisting widespread calls to resign after…
Do You Still Think I’m A Nice Person? 29 Questions With An Ex

Do You Still Think I’m A Nice Person? 29 Questions With An Ex

Three years later, we were on a plane to a new continent to start a new life. By then we were sharing a flat, a social group, and were deeply embedded in each other’s family lives. I felt unsure at various points in the relationship but, whenever the thought crossed my mind, we’d have a…
What Does Evolution Have To Do With Being A Nice Person?

What Does Evolution Have To Do With Being A Nice Person?

And, as for those folks who seem like they wouldn't lift a finger for anyone? Science doesn't currently have an explanation for them beyond the fact that, well, everyone's behavior varies to a certain extent. "Most people are pretty good most of the time, but there are a small number of saints and sinners at…
5 fascinating stories about Lee Israel, the real person behind Can You Ever Forgive Me?

5 fascinating stories about Lee Israel, the real person behind Can You Ever Forgive...

Lee Israel had tasted success. Her career as a freelance journalist started in the 1960s, and she’d also published two successful biographies: one of actress Tallulah Bankhead in 1972, and one of journalist and game-show panelist Dorothy Kilgallen in 1979. The latter had even been a New York Times best-seller. But her third book —…
The Body Language Behind Melania Trump’s “Most Bullied Person” Comment, Explained

The Body Language Behind Melania Trump’s “Most Bullied Person” Comment, Explained

"I think that's important, because to have powerful communication you have to have your behavior integrated, and that's an example where the behavior wasn't integrated," she said. "Whenever there is a disconnect when the behavior doesn't match what someone is saying, then audiences speculate on why."

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