What Questions Do You Have for the 52 Places Traveler?

Sebastian Modak is near the midpoint of his yearlong trek to visit all the locations on our list of 52 Places to Go in 2019, and the time feels ripe for a crowdsourced debriefing. Curious about the high points and low points of his time on the road? Wondering if he has any advice for…

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The Rice Paddy at Ground Zero

Hundreds of people walked through the space between the Oculus and 3 World Trade Center, some pausing to glance up from their phones or conversations long enough to notice a recent addition: Two undulating wooden structures, one large and one small, containing what looked like stalks of grass. “I walk past this almost every day,”…

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How Many Hogs Can Be Slaughtered Per Hour? Pork Industry Wants More

The federal government is poised this month to adopt a rule that would essentially turn the largest pork processing lines in the United States into the autobahn: no speed limit. Currently, plants are allowed to slaughter a maximum of 1,106 hogs per hour. As hogs move down the slaughter lines, federal inspectors stationed at each…

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Rosie Ruiz, Who Faked Victory in Boston Marathon, Dies at 66

Rosie Ruiz, whose name become synonymous with cheating when Boston Marathon officials vacated her victory in the 1980 race after determining that she had sneaked into it about a mile from the finish line, died last month in Lake Worth, Fla. She was 66. Her death, on July 8, was not reported widely until a…

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Dean & DeLuca, Barneys and the Fate of Bohemian Consumerism

When Dean & DeLuca opened on Prince Street in 1977, three years after New York Magazine declared SoHo the most exciting place to live in New York, the artist Donald Judd soon began doing his weekly grocery shopping there. He and his wife, a dancer, lived nearby on Spring Street at a time when it…

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Why Aren’t We Talking About LinkedIn?

Twitter helps the powerful discover their worst selves and leaves everyone else vulnerable. Facebook brings people together only to subject them to marketing and manipulation. Our social feeds aren’t ready for the 2020 election. None of them are even ready for today. In recent months, they have faced serious scrutiny from Democratic and Republican lawmakers…

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Reformation’s Annual Sale is Finally Here and Up to 40% Off

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Medical News Today: What to know about plantar callus

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36 Hours on Outer Cape Cod

For more than a century, since agriculture and whaling gave way to tourism, Cape Cod in Massachusetts has attracted vacationers to its many miles of pristine beaches. For those wary of the water after last year’s great white shark attacks, experiences on terra firma abound. There are nature walks and wine tastings, leisurely bike rides…

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In the Ethiopian Mountains, Ancient Humans Were Living the High Life

Scientists have discovered what is by far the oldest evidence of human occupation at extreme altitudes: a rock shelter strewn with bones, tools and hearths 11,000 feet above sea level. People lived at the site, in the mountains of Ethiopia, as long as 47,000 years ago. The research, reported on Thursday in the journal Science,…

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