The jazz world has had its share of workplace bullies. Drummer Buddy Rich was notorious for his rudeness and peremptory sackings, and double-bassist Charles Mingus would assault musicians mid-performance if he thought […]
Kurzweil greets me at his door. He is a slim, short man with a genial, baffled manner. Casually dressed in a blue linen shirt with rolled-up sleeves, he shakes my hand with […]
Earlier this year, an Italian surgeon announced that he’ll be attempting the world’s first human head transplant, that despite the hurdles, a human head may actually be attached onto another person’s body […]
The ranking of the most influential people in the world, according to a survey of readers of the American magazine TIME, was headed by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Putin has […]
A fan catches a foul ball off the bat of Justin Smoak in his cup of beer and proceeds to chug his drink with the ball still inside.
Fewer and fewer Japanese find their way to the altar. 37-year old Haruna has found her own solution: She has married herself. An agency in Kyoto makes it possible.
He designed London’s The Shard, was an integral part of the team working on the Pompidou Centre in Paris, and in 2006 Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential […]
In 17 states, including the host state of the NRA annual meeting, more people are killed by guns than by cars.
The new Whitney Museum debuts May 1 and will feature architectural elements designed to wow artists as much as audiences. WSJ’s Kelly Crow and Tanya Rivero discuss. Photo: Adam Friedberg for WSJ.
Denmark is battling homelessness. Between 2009 and 2013, the northern European country saw a 16 percent rise in the number of people lacking permanent housing. But one Danish town has tackled the […]