Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's
The Vault

My Mother’s Prison

5.5 million Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer's—but the effects are felt by many more.

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man without friends alone
Features

Where Have All The Men… Gone?

The male friendship—or "bromance," if you will—is looking more and more like a relic from a bygone era.

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How to Find Your True Purpose

Finding purpose in the other part of your life—the part when you’re not working—is a man’s toughest challenge. And why I’m drawn to the sheer optimism of fishing.

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Our Oceans Are Turning into Plastic… Are We?

A vast swath of the Pacific, twice the size of Texas, is full of a plastic stew that is entering the food chain. Scientists say these toxins are causing obesity, infertility...and worse.

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beautiful woman having affair
Social Study

French Men Don’t Get Caught

In some countries, infidelity is merely a bump in the road. Here's why.

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The One That Got Away

A single nutrient—omega-3 fatty acids—may have turned early humans into civilized man. Has stripping it from our diet given rise to cancer, diabetes, and other civilized diseases? Our correspondent investigates.

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The Wolf Raises a Daughter

When a seducer of women tries to teach his daughter about the facts of life, he discovers that some situations require more than just sweet talk.

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The Art of Leverage

No opponent is too mighty when you know how to seize the upper hand, advises the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright in this Best Life essay.

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backstabbing businessman
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Fiction: “Insiders,” by Chuck Palahniuk

Every corporate office has its own tribal rituals. In the dark heart of cubicle land, a tribe needs a virgin to sacrifice. This is how it happened.