Lifestyle

July 21, 2019

A booming worldwide film market is remodeling Hollywood

Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” – the studio’s first Asian superhero movie – is a sign of the times.
July 21, 2019

The struggle on girls coaches

During the past women’s college basketball season, two prominent head coaches, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s Sylvia Hatchell and Georgia Tech’s MaChelle Joseph, were fired.
July 21, 2019

Italy’s minimal competitors to host the 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy will host the 2026 Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee announced on June 24. The IOC, which organizes the Winter and Summer Games, chose a bid from Milan and the Alpine ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo over a single rival bid from the Swedish capital of Stockholm and the village of Åre. The field had narrowed to two contenders after four others had dropped out due to public pressure.
July 21, 2019

‘The Farewell’ highlights powerful conversations households face when confronted with loss of life

To my 87-year-old grandmother, not many subjects are taboo. She was treated for colorectal cancer in 1996, and she still laughs when she recounts experiencing uncontrollable flatulence in front of houseguests.
July 21, 2019

How ‘America’s Got Talent’ contestant Kodi Lee shattered stereotypes about incapacity

If you haven’t seen Kodi Lee’s May 28 performance on “America’s Got Talent,” it’s worth a watch.
July 21, 2019

Thousands of not too long ago found pictures doc life in Uganda throughout Idi Amin’s reign

In 2015, researchers working in the storeroom at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation forced open the lock on an unremarkable filing cabinet.
July 21, 2019

Long earlier than Armstrong and Aldrin, artists had been stoking desires of house journey

In the midst of the space race, Hereward Lester Cooke, the former co-director of the NASA Art Program, observed, “Space travel started in the imagination of the artist.”
July 21, 2019

How the ‘good guy with a gun’ grew to become a lethal American fantasy

At the end of May, it happened again. A mass shooter killed 12 people, this time at a municipal center in Virginia Beach. Employees had been forbidden to carry guns at work, and some lamented that this policy had prevented “good guys” from taking out the shooter.
July 21, 2019

How a lot energy can one picture truly have?

When the Associated Press published Julia Le Duc’s photograph of a drowned Salvadoran man, Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez, and his 23-month old daughter Valeria, it sparked outrage on social media. According to Le Duc, Ramírez had attempted to cross the Rio Grande after realizing he couldn’t present himself to U.S. authorities to request asylum.
July 21, 2019

The actual midlife disaster confronting many Americans

The way my mom imagined it, midlife was going to be great: counting down days until retirement, spending winters in Florida and checking off destinations on her bucket list. But it hasn’t turned out that way.