Mental culture

Cook this: Enoki mushrooms with XO garlic sauce from Red Hot Kitchen

17 minutes ago   |   National Post

Our cookbook of the week is Red Hot Kitchen by Brooklyn-based writer and photographer Diana Kuan. Tomorrow, we'll feature an interview with its author.
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Joy Harjo Is First Native American to Be Named U.S. Poet Laureate

47 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named U.S. poet laureate, has been ready for a long time. “I've been an unofficial poetry ambassador - on the road for poetry for...
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How Graffiti Became Gentrified

How Graffiti Became Gentrified

2 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Graffiti artists learn early not to get too attached. Ephemera is as central to their medium as spray paint. Some works last months, others don't make it through the night...
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Hulu's Das Boot Gets Lost at Sea

Hulu's Das Boot Gets Lost at Sea

2 hours ago   |   The New Republic

The submarine pen in La Rochelle was built in in 1941. Like the ones at St. Nazaire and Lorient, its colossal berths, titanic dimensions and worn concrete today give the...
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I Found $100 in a Cab. Was It O.K. to Keep It?

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The magazine's Ethicist columnist on what to do with found loot, whether to come out to your students and more.
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He Graduated From Princeton, but Barely Worked. Then He Killed His Dad Over His Allowance

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Now on trial for murder, Thomas Gilbert Jr. had spent his 20s surfing in the Hamptons and living off his parents.
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Oberlin v. Gibson's a lesson in woke privilege

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

If there is one thing you learn about at Oberlin College, the notoriously progressive liberal arts college, it is surely privilege: white privilege, hetero privilege, gender...
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Cruel confinement: Judge halts use of solitary cell for mentally-ill teen; says 17-year-old suffered ‘irreparable harm'

8 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

A federal judge has blocked an upstate prison from holding a mentally ill minor in solitary confinement for months on end - including a barbaric 10-day, 24-hour-a-day stretch...
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The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor

10 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, : 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was occasionally homeless during...
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How your own ‘alter ego' can activate your best self

11 hours ago   |   NBC News

Studies show that what you wear can affect your performance. Mental game coach Todd Herman shares how you can use a psychological phenomenon called enclothed cognition to...
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

Sheriff's deputies rescued the “attack squirrel” who was reportedly fed meth to “keep it aggressive. Read more ...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out AIDS, and put an American on Mars

President Donald Trump officially launched his campaign for re-election in the 2020 presidential election in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night. Trump outlined a series of... Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

You might want to check the fridge. Read more ...

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary, according to the president. Read more ...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss released from custody

Former UEFA boss Michel Platini has been released from French custody on Wednesday after being questioned by police on alleged corruption during the awarding of the 2022 World... Read more ...

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

CHICAGO - Chicago police have released surveillance images of the man wanted in connection to a CTA bus shooting that injured three people. The shooting happened around 6 p.m... Read more ...

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS - Max Kepler's single with one out in the 17th inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings... Read more ...