What a Scientist Learned From Studying the ‘Synchronized Swimming of Sea Monkeys’

What a Scientist Learned From Studying the ‘Synchronized Swimming of Sea Monkeys’

John Dabiri isn’t an oceanographer. And he’s not a biologist. But for greater than a decade, he’s been learning tiny shrimp swimming by way of water. It hasn’t all the time been straightforward. In 2014, he discovered his analysis on small crustaceans below the highly effective microscope of Tom Coburn, then a Republican senator from […]

Scott Pruitt’s Ethics Inquiries Widen, and G.O.P. Support Shows Cracks

Scott Pruitt’s Ethics Inquiries Widen, and G.O.P. Support Shows Cracks

WASHINGTON — Some of essentially the most dependable conservatives in Congress are beginning to communicate out towards Scott Pruitt, the chief of the Environmental Protection Agency who’s now dealing with a barrage of ethics and spending questions. Previously, conservative Republicans had proven a reluctance to query the actions of prime Trump administration officers. Their new […]

What to See (or Skip) in Australian Cinemas this April

What to See (or Skip) in Australian Cinemas this April

Critic’s take: “‘The Death of Stalin’ is by turns entertaining and unsettling, with laughs that morph into gasps and uneasy gasps that erupt into queasy, choking laughs.” Read the full review by Manohla Dargis. Australian launch date: March 29 Video Trailer: ‘The Death of Stalin’ A preview of the movie By IFC FILMS on Publish […]

Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller Drop By ‘S.N.L.’ to Help Skewer Michael Cohen

Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller Drop By ‘S.N.L.’ to Help Skewer Michael Cohen

Stiller acknowledged that the latest headlines had been problematic. (“I’m Donald Trump’s lawyer! I’ve got a whole hard drive that’s just labeled ‘Yikes!’”) But he remained loyal to the president, whom he referred to as “the smartest, kindest, sexiest, least-colluding man on this planet.” Finally, Stiller was despatched to an interrogation room to satisfy with […]

A Hard Lesson in Syria: Assad Can Still Gas His Own People

A Hard Lesson in Syria: Assad Can Still Gas His Own People

So far, officers say, two elements make them wonder if the amenities had been nonetheless central to Syria’s program. At this level, there are not any identified casualties on the websites, which means that both nobody was there throughout the night, or they’d been beforehand deserted. And there are not any studies of chemical agent […]

Review: Con Men in Tap Shoes Lay Down ‘The Sting’

Review: Con Men in Tap Shoes Lay Down ‘The Sting’

Let’s get this out of the way in which: Harry Connick Jr. isn’t any Paul Newman. Luckily he’s not making an attempt to be Paul Newman. Less fortunately he’s not making an attempt to be anybody besides Harry Connick Jr. (And possibly typically Frank Sinatra.) When he performs piano he doesn’t a lot tickle the […]

‘A Quiet Place’ Is a Huge No. 1 at the Box Office, Boosting Paramount

‘A Quiet Place’ Is a Huge No. 1 on the Box Office, Boosting Paramount

Photo “A Quiet Place,” an uncommon horror movie starring Emily Blunt, ended a two-year dry spell at Paramount Pictures. Credit Paramount Pictures LOS ANGELES — A desperately wanted turnaround could also be beginning to take maintain at Paramount Pictures, which discovered its first hit in two years over the weekend by making a wild wager […]

John Ashbery, a Poet With Paper and Glue

John Ashbery, a Poet With Paper and Glue

The poet John Ashbery, who died in September on the age of 90, cultivated a spirit of impish collision in his work — generally constructing complete poems (referred to as centos) out of different individuals’s strains, different instances incorporating fragments of discovered language or swerving abruptly to a brand new subject in a spasm of […]

From a Low Point, John Isner Finds a Way to New Heights

From a Low Point, John Isner Finds a Way to New Heights

By the time Isner arrived on the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, he thought he was able to win. Instead, he fell to Gaël Monfils, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (three), 7-5, in his first match. Isner even held a match level with Monfils serving at Four-5 within the third set. Photo In a three-day session […]

Do Your Taxes. Then, Read These Books

Do Your Taxes. Then, Read These Books

As you collect your receipts and W-2s this tax season, you might be impressed to sort out your general monetary well-being. Here are three books that may assist. Photo YOU ARE A BADASS AT MAKING MONEYMaster the Mindset of WealthBy Jen Sincero269 pp. Viking. (2017) According to this guide, if you wish to earn more […]