As “burnout” among workers has gained attention in the popular media, a conventional wisdom has developed around avoiding it.
David Fincher saw the writing on the wall for cinema years ago. After a long, successful career in film, where Fincher directed smart, character-driven thrillers like Se7en, Fight Club, and Zodiac, he became one of the first filmmakers to defect to Netflix.
I hate scary movies. Really, really hate them. I find even the most over-the-top, borderline-comedic scary films absolutely terrifying.
Coal is the dirtiest of fossil fuels—it produces per kilogram the least amount of energy and the greatest amount of pollution—and the world is quickly abandoning it.
It is often hard to get what you want in life. The world is full of people who will tell you no. But with the power of persuasive writing on your side, it’s sometimes possible to get a joyful “yes.” Consider my friend Jeremy, who decided this summer to enter the ticket lottery for Saturday Night Live‘s 2017-2018 season.
Since September, Google has been in contempt of the US District Court of Northern California—a penalty for refusing to hand over foreign-stored emails in response to government search warrants.
Uber is asking drivers to ante up for their future earnings. The company is offering some drivers in Houston, Texas, a chance to “Celebrate Halloween early” by buying a week of “accelerated earnings” for an upfront payment of $115.
Diplomatic spats in the Middle East are hardly rare. But the conflict that started this summer between Qatar and some of its Arab neighbors may be unique.
Today is my last day on parental leave and I’m sitting in a cafe with a pool of vomit on my shoulder.
Last week, when actress Rose McGowan’s Twitter account was suspended, a boycott of the social media platform was called.
As the story of Russia, Facebook, and the 2016 US election drags on, Facebook’s been quick to open its wallet.
John McCain and two Democratic senators introduced a bipartisan bill Thursday (Oct. 19) that would force internet companies to adhere to the same rules for political advertisements that other media like television and print have followed for decades.
Modern-day inventors–even those in the league of Steve Jobs–will have a tough time measuring up to the productivity of the Thomas Edisons of the past.
Graffiti’s transformation from a kind of vandalism to a high art form is almost complete. In the last half century, street art has evolved from a stain on neighborhoods to a tourist draw and the toast of museums and galleries, embraced in pop and high culture.
In January, aviation authorities announced the suspension of the vast, expensive search for the Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane that went missing in March 2014, along with its more than 200 passengers.
Along with pujas (religious ceremonies) and patakas (firecrackers), there’s one more thing that Diwali revellers dig on big time: gambling.
South Africa has suffered a massive data leak, and there’s nothing anyone can do about getting their personal information back.
A day after India celebrated Diwali (Oct. 19), the festival of lights, cities across the country are gasping for breath.
Pollution kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world. A staggering 2.5 million Indians died due to non-communicable diseases, including strokes and lung cancer, caused by pollution, according to a report by The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, published on Oct.
At 10am on Thursday, seven-year-old Shubhangi Shukla was busy planning her Diwali evening. “We can go to the mall,” she told her mother Pragya Shukla, a homemaker.