The New Yorker (16 May 2016)

Evaluate: the hot Yorker is an American journal of reportage, observation, feedback, essays, fiction, cartoons, satire and poetry released through Conde Nast courses. beginning as a weekly within the mid-1920s, the journal is now released forty seven occasions according to yr, with 5 of those matters protecting two-week spans. even supposing its reports and occasions listings frequently specialise in cultural lifetime of long island urban, the hot Yorker has a large viewers outdoors of latest York and united states. it's popular in its commentaries on pop culture and kooky Americana; its realization to trendy fiction through the inclusion of brief tales and literary stories; its rigorous truth checking and copyediting; its journalism on international politics and social matters; and its recognized, single-panel cartoons sprinkled all through each one factor.

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Sphero and similar toys like Lego Mindstorms—simple robots that you build and then code—have come to be seen as stops on the road to the well-salaried position of programmer. There are objections to this framework. Putting young children in front of screens will likely make them better coders, but what will go unlearned during those hours? Education is not merely job training. And some studies suggest that the more children interact with devices the harder time they have interacting with one another.

There are no prizes for guessing the decorative theme of the Ship, but, thankfully, it’s not so excessively nautical as to present a drowning risk: benches and booths are subtly upholstered with off-white sails, and large ships’ vents hang from the two-story-high ceiling, like Cyclopean worms poking their heads in to check out the space. It’s where Captain Haddock would meet Tintin, if he trimmed his beard and had a loft in SoHo. The conditions outside were cold and windy, so the Where There’s Smoke ($14), a “steamed” mix of mezcal, pear liqueur, lemon juice, and agave syrup, was a pleasant way to warm up.

J. R. Sullivan 1 AT THE MUSEUM LOVE OF THE ELEVATOR ine years after the popping of N the last real-estate bubble, we may be in the latter stages of another. The market for super-luxury apartments that no one ever seems to occupy (let’s call them billionaeries) has softened, but in the first quarter of 2016, for the first time ever, the average—average—sale price of an apartment in Manhattan was more than two million dollars. The high costs still trickle down. Low interest rates manifest as tall towers, steep rents, vacant storefronts, and long commutes.

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