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The presidential autobiography is de rigueur in this country, but so are memoirs of all types. Americans love to share their life stories, says Qi Wang, the author of “The Autobiographical Self in Time and Culture.” Photo of former U.S....
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Ceres is seen from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft on March 1, just a few days before the mission achieved orbit around the previously unexplored dwarf planet. The image was taken at a distance of about 30,000 miles. Photo courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/...
Spring is closer than you think, and here’s a sure sign: daylight saving time arrives this weekend. Most Americans will set their clocks 60 minutes forward before heading to bed Saturday night, and most smart phones should update automatically...
Albert Maysles works in his office in New York March 6, 2006. Maysles died Thursday night at the age of 88. Photo by REUTERS/Seth Wenig Albert Maysles, the award-winning documentary filmmaker who helped pioneer a new set of documentary conventions,...
Illustration by Getty ImagesA school assembly in Texas drew national attention after a startup founder’s message to students was criticized as tone-deaf. Kash Shaikh, whose company #BeSomebody calls itself “the World’s Platform for Passion,”...