Food For Thought

Meet America’s Newest Chess Master, 10-Year-Old Tanitoluwa Adewumi

by Mary Louise Kelly and Karen Zamora Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a 10-year-old in New York, just became the country’s newest national chess master. At the Fairfield County Chess Club Championship tournament in Connecticut on May 1, Adewumi won all four of his matches, bumping his chess rating up to 2223 and making him the 28th youngest

Fandom Can Be A Lot Like High School — Here’s How To Avoid The Bad Stuff

by Alan Yu The first thing Kristen Lopez remembers being a fan of is Disney, specifically the Pirates of

PHOTOS: Mumbai Falls In Love All Over Again With Its Forgotten Fountains

by Sushmita Pathak In a narrow lane near Mumbai’s docks, commuters on bicycles weave through the crowd as

This Bar Missed Its Patrons. Its Idea To Reach Them Touched Others Around The World

by Kat Lonsdorf Chances are you miss your favorite bar: The chatter, the live music, or the pour

The Creation Of The Magnificent Makers

by Madeline K. Sofia and Rebecca Ramirez Theanne Griffith has always loved science and literature. But her career has always focused on the science— specifically, neuroscience. She’s now a researcher at the University of California, Davis. But during her maternity leave, she felt a renewed urgency to embrace that other passion for books and writing.  So,

Trove Of Antique Portraits, Including 1 Of Susan B. Anthony, Found In Attic

by Ryan Benk “Oh my God, I think we found the Goonies treasure.”  That’s what David Whitcomb thought

Author Digs Into Family’s ‘Smalltime’ Mob Operation, Finds Family Secrets

by Dave Davies Hollywood portrayals of the American Mafia often focus on major cities, but writer Russell Shorto

For Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me … Hand Sanitizer, Because It’s 2020

by Alina Selyukh On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me … hand sanitizer,

Meet Beave, The Internet’s Most Famous Beaver

by James Doubek Leave it to a beaver to find new ways to build dams. That much was