Arts & Life
We do grouse about the weather, it's true. But it's miraculous, if you think about it, that we still manage to get excited about spring at all, given that it happens every year.
The color of food can affect how we perceive its taste, and food companies aren't afraid to use that to their advantage. An artist tests perceptions by dousing familiar foods with unorthodox colors.
Libby Hill looks at the worlds of televised drag competition and professional wrestling, and finds that the flash, art and gender performance of the forms make them more alike than they might seem.
Ian McEwan talks about having dinner with Salman Rushdie, who had a fatwa out against him; Man Booker winner Eleanor Catton writes about the process of finding inspiration.
The racism Gandhi encountered in South Africa helped spark a lifetime of activism. Historian Ramachandra Guha says without that experience, "he would never have become a political animal."
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- Pakistan, The Taliban And The Real 'Enemy' Of The Afghanistan War |
- Why 'Fargo' For TV Works With Cold Efficiency And 'Bad Teacher' Doesn't |
- The Fist, The Shield And The Gun |
- Ken Burns Tackles Lincoln, Education And Money In 'The Address' |
- Muslim Singer Yuna Moves To John Mayer's Music |
- Hip-Hop Dreams Lead To Penning Poetry |