‘I Like Being Afraid’
For some kids, the playground isn’t enough – extreme sports like snowboarding or motocross are the best ways to have fun. But are they safe?
Lori Fouché | Leading Through Sandy
At the helm of an insurance company during Hurricane Sandy, Lori Dickerson Fouché, C.E.O. of Prudential Group Insurance, stresses that when it come...
Autism and Gender
Girls with autism spectrum disorder may have more severe social impairments than boys, new study finds.
36 Hours in Medellín
The city’s situation — set in the Aburrá Valley, surrounded by green mountains — is ideal, its weather springlike year-round, and its people outgoi...
‘The Other Side of the Mountain’
With her days of longing to be an Olympic athlete behind her, Laís Souza sets her sights now on much smaller accomplishments.
Life on the Edge in Rural Nepal
On a steep cliff northeast of Kathmandu, one family is forced to live outside, mourning the dead and worrying that rains from the coming monsoons w...
How to Make Better Decisions
John Beshears and Francesca Gino of Harvard Business School offer a five-step process for mitigating the effects of cognitive biases and low motiva...
In Performance | ‘Nirbhaya’
Poorna Jagannathan, foreground, and Japjit Kaur in a scene from Yael Farber’s play in which Indian women describe their experiences of abuse. The s...
Sky Pods Whisk Riders Through Skyline
The new elevators at 1 World Trade Center feature an animation that makes riders feel like they are flying around the buildings of the Financial Di...
Who’s Your Broadway Crush?
Helen Mirren, Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and other Tony Award nominees reveal their crushes of the stage.
The Evolution of Late Night
David Letterman’s departure is in some ways the end of an era in late night television. A look back at the evolution of the format.
Vows | Ever After, Ever After
When some mothers realized cancer might rob them of a long life, they decided to take their daughters wedding dress shopping.
B.B. King, Bluesman of Distinction
Jon Pareles reflects on the rawness and finesse of B.B. King, whose musical style made him approachable to audiences and propelled him to fame.
Studio Visit | Judith Bernstein
The feminist artist wakes up with T at her home and studio of 50 years in New York City’s Chinatown on the eve of her solo show.