20/01/31

What’s your sign? In Western astrology, it’s a constellation determined by when your birthday falls in the calendar. But according to the Chinese zodiac (生肖), it’s your shuxiang, meaning the animal assigned to your birth year. And of the many myths explaining these animal signs and their arrangement, the most enduring one is that of The Great Race. Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen recount this classic myth.

  

 

 

 

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20/01/24

The emphasis on youth and physical perfection may be leading to a crisis in Silicon Valley and beyond.

  

 

 

 

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20/01/20

Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi talks about the lasting genius of this everyday object so perfectly designed that it changed the world around us.

  

 

 

 

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20/01/10

Trace the 7,000 year old history of alcohol, from its first known origins in China to cultures all over the world fermenting their own drinks.

  

 

 

 

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19/12/31

They’re cute, they’re lovable, and judging by the 26 billion views on over 2 million YouTube videos of them, one thing is certain: cats are very entertaining. But their strange feline behaviors, both amusing and baffling, leave many of us asking: Why do cats do that? Tony Buffington explains the science behind some of your cat’s strangest behaviors.

  

 

 

 

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