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How to Talk to People, According to Terry Gross

✸✸✸Be funny (if you can).“A good conversationalist is somebody who is fun to talk to,” she said. Ms. Gross, it’s worth noting, is very funny. If you c...

Xi and Pence Stake Out Trade Positions in Dueling Speeches at Pacific Rim Forum

SYDNEY, Australia — President Xi Jinping of China and Vice President Mike Pence pushed back against criticism of each of their countries’ trade practi...

A Concussion Lawsuit Has Been Settled. A Commissioner’s Legacy Is Unclear.

The players will adapt. They do it a hundred times a game, they’ve done it their whole lives. Coaches, too. For Bettman and his advisers: See the game...

The Rocky Rockets Settle Down and the Warriors Get Weird

Numerous members of the Golden State traveling party were actually quite encouraged to see Green and Durant walk into Thursday’s morning shootaround s...

These Guys Created A $500M Market By Figuring Out How To Save Labs Money

Consultant Paul Ambrose, Founder and CTO Eric Desrochers and CEO Steve Graves (left to right) of Measured Air Performance.A Photographic Memory...

Zayn Malik Reveals Why He No Longer Identifies As Muslim

Pop star Zayn Malik has said he no longer considers himself a Muslim ― although he’s grateful for everything his childhood faith has taught him. The f...

The Kilogram is Dead. Long Live the Kilogram!

Since 1889, Le Grand K, a sleek cylinder of platinum-iridium metal, has ruled from its underground vault in Paris. An absolute monarch, it was the ver...

A Soldier And His Transgender Daughter Demonstrate True Love In Powerful Short Film

A young transgender girl and her father share a tender embrace in “The Real Thing,” filmmaker Brandon Kelley’s heartwarming short that hit the interne...

Review: ‘Calling Glenn’ Puts a Humorous Spin on Gaga Dancing

Since 2013, when the Israeli-born choreographer Danielle Agami moved to Los Angeles, she has been making a name for herself there, winning awards with...

From Encyclopedic Collector to ‘Wikipedian-at-Large’

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — In the grand library of the Auckland War Memorial Museum on a Saturday morning in August, a small group of new and slightly ne...