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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?
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.
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.