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Riding a Time Capsule to Apartment 8G
A few dozen of New York’s passenger elevators are still manually operated, forming a hidden museum of obsolete technology and anachronistic employment.
Quiz: Can You Spot the Liar?
Subjects in a study on body language and lying were asked several general questions — and then told off camera to lie or tell the truth when answering. Can you tell truth from falsehood?
Lens Blog: Why Cats? Why Not Cats?
The photographer Julius Motal stumbled upon a “cat night” at a Brooklyn bar. From there, he rode the wave from one cat extravaganza to the next.
Can Kindness Be Taught?
A program prompted by a challenge from the Dalai Lama is bringing kindness training to the classroom. Research suggests it helps.
Feature: ‘Will They Take Me, Too?’
More than a thousand children are counting on Nora Sándigo to become their guardian if their undocumented parents are deported. How many of those promises will she now have to keep?
The Heroes of Burial Road
In Haiti’s capital, death is often harder to afford than life. The men who tend to the bodies told their stories to New York Times journalists.