More Than Cosmetic
Sephora committed to devoting 15% of its shelf space to Black-owned brands. Now comes the hard part: actually doing it.
Amen to Amenities
For hotel guests, the little things that have gone missing can feel like a big deal
Eddie Van Halen – A Farewell To The King
Chris Gill, who interviewed - Eddie Van Halen 15 times between 1995 and 2016, offers a heartfelt tribute to one of the greatest guitarists the world has ever known
Behind The Cover
Butterflies may seem delicate, but they are surprisingly tough.
Tales From the Field – A cold one on mars
Kellie Gerardi, bioastronautics researcher at the International Institute for Austronautical Science
Break It Up
The cycle of punitive justice begins in school. But a transformative movement is changing that, one hallway fight at a time.
Color by Numbers
GreatSchools has become the go-to source for information on local schools. Yet its ratings could be making neighborhood segregation worse.
Take the family to friendly, easy-going Aruba.
Nothing But The Hits – Darien Birks Pivots From Nike
The stylistic, pop illustrations of Darien Birks had us hooked before we even learned of his many influential years as art director at Nike.
Back to Basics
Children's literature – Six-Pack
Scott Hobbs Bourne Proposes An Act Of Imagination
Soul of the Earth
Aurora James and Brother Vellies
Primed for the Pledge
Ana Leovy – Confetti in Cancún
Ana Leovy’s glass is half full, effervescent with bubbles, ready to toast the day and share the good news. Maybe on a solo stroll, maybe with friends and neighbors, the message is clear in her ripe gouache and acrylic pictures. Follow the light like a sunflower, lounge proud with purpose. A tropical storm delayed our conversation, but didn’t dampen her spirits.
Boost Your Holidays with B Vitamins
They’re critical for mood, stress, and energy. Here’s how to support your body during the holidays (and all year long) with the Bs you need.
10 Tips to Enjoy Low-Sugar Holidays
For weight control and improved health, follow these strategies to keep your sugar intake to a minimum while still relishing the sweetness of the season.
Immune-Boosting Winter Salad
Cold weather doesn’t have to mean heavy, dense meals. This light-and-lively salad is proof.
Follow Your Heart
From their humble beginnings in a local sandwich shop, the creators of the original vegan mayonnaise (Vegenaise) remain true to their roots 50 years on.
Elderberry: Nature's Top Antiviral Herb
The science speaks for itself—elderberry works in a unique way to combat cold and flu viruses and strengthen immune function.
Airnbn, Resilient in Pandemic, Goes Forward With IPO
Airbnb proved its resilience in a year that has upended global travel. Now it needs to prove to investors that it sees more growth ahead.
China Orders Removal Of 105 Apps, including TripAdvisor
Companies including the Chinese arm of TripAdvisor Inc. have been ordered by regulators to overhaul their mobile phone apps in what the Chinese government said is a crackdown on pornography and other improper content.
Capsule With Asteroid Samples Arrives In Japan For Research
Japanese space agency officials were delighted by the return of a small capsule containing asteroid soil samples obtained by their Hayabusa2 spacecraft and were anxiously waiting to look inside after preparations are complete.
Can Nike's Anti-Racism Ads Just Do It in Japan?
Its social justice playbook worked in the U.S. but may not translate to a less diverse nation
How Medela Lost Moms
Medela invented the modern breast pump and led the cultural shift that made its use ubiquitous. Today’s mothers don’t seem impressed
And Now, for My Next Trick …
WhatsApp makes practically no money now, but Facebook has plans to change that
School Wasn't So Great Before Covid, Either
Yes, remote schooling has been a misery—but it’s offering a rare chance to rethink early education entirely.
Effective Stress Relievers that can calm your mind and body!
Stress can take a toll on your health in many ways, some of which you may not even realize what it’s doing to your body. You may blame that irritating headache, the pinched nerve in your neck, your frequent insomnia, or your decreased productivity at work on an illness. But stress may be the cause.
14 Steps To Heal Yourself
“All through my life, any time I needed healing, my father would encourage me to create an energy ball between my hands,” says Diana. “He directed me to work on it for some time, to spin it around and feel it, just as if it were something visible. This is the foundational practice to for healing he taught me. You create a spinning vortex of energy that becomes increasingly dense. As I’ve used this technique over time, I have added to it in ways that seem to amplify the healing energy. I encourage you to read through the entire process once before beginning to use it. Then return to Step 1 and begin your healing session to bring this vital energy to your body for healing.”
Bonding Through Birds
Kindness spreads through this Kentucky nursing facility, but it starts with feathered friends at a window.
Junco family tree
Meet the many variations of this beloved snowbird and popular wintertime visitor.