The dream of zipping from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 35 minutes has run into a few speed bumps.
Eight alternate histories of the World Wide Web.
Nootrobox and the computer scientists who want to chemically enhance your brain.
Imagining the future from an old shipbuilding factory in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard.
Donald Trump’s locker room is the entire world.
One month into his Olympic suspension, six weeks into Dancing With the Stars.
High school sucks. Enter Laurene Powell Jobs.
What it’s like to be coming of age in a rapidly changing Cuba.
A look back at the first “Best Bets,” an analog recommendation engine.
Skinny-dipping with the world’s most famous performance artist.
Moonlight has had a triumphant festival season. So have the three actors playing the lead.
The series’ forebears, including Harold and Maude.
How nudity can transform the most familiar street scenes.
A new show restages Matthew Barney’s 1991 breakthrough, and it’s even better the second time.
Heisenberg finds location and momentum on Broadway.
A young man struggles with identity and sexuality in three acts in Moonlight.
Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women is a quietly powerful study in uncertainties.
Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Opening night at the Wing, Audrey Gelman’s social club.
Readers sound off on Barack Obama’s presidency, Bernie Sanders, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies. Mouse over or tap the image for related links.
Colorful teapots, a DIY Halloween manicure, and two Japanese sister brands debut.
The retired social worker from Switzerland, on holiday in New York.
Architect Steven Holl saved a plot of land from development and built himself a guesthouse that sleeps five — but has no bedrooms.
A houseboat off Dubai with an underwater bedroom.
Confronting climate change in Arizona.
An Acapulco house that still feels ahead of its time.
We asked design professionals to pick one new product that might change our lives.
Prune’s Turkish ‘disco’ pistachios set ablaze with anise-flavored brandy.
Ichiran Ramen opens first U.S. branch in Brooklyn.
First Look at Sunday in Brooklyn, Williamsburg’s latest restaurant-cocktail bar-coffee bar-market.