Business Fine-Tooning Retirement with Emily Flake: Robert & Charlotte [Sponsor Content] Watch as cartoonist Emily Flake captures a New York couple's life-after-work plans in pen and ink.
Business Fine-Tooning Retirement with Emily Flake: Erica [Sponsor Content] Watch as cartoonist Emily Flake captures a New York chef’s life-after-work plans in pen and ink.
Business Stories of the InterContinental Life, Episode 1: Fascination [SPONSORED] Produced for The New Yorker by InterContinental Hotels & Resorts. To live the InterContinental life means to have a passion for travel and a fascination for discovering new places. Our first episode is about fascination’s allure. In each of the storylines, we discover something new: a hidden story from the past, a different way of experiencing the present, and an idea of how fascination is formed in the first place.
Business The Battle for New York City’s Trash A new law threatens the livelihoods of those who scavenge scrap metal on the street.
Business Atul Gawande: Was Your Operation Necessary? Atul Gawande is a staff writer for The New Yorker, a surgeon, a professor at Harvard Medical School, and the author of four best-selling books, including “Complications,” “Better,” and “Being Mortal.” In this lecture, he discusses America’s health-care system.
Business Thank You for Vaping In 1963, a patent was filed for a “smokeless non-tobacco cigarette,” but the invention did not take off. Fifty years later, in 2013, electronic cigarettes had suddenly mushroomed into a billion-dollar industry.
Business The Holographer In an unassuming storefront on Twenty-sixth Street, down the road from Bellevue Hospital, Jason Sapan’s Holographic Studios has stuck around for decades.
Business The Diamond Cutter As the diamond industry moves abroad for lower-cost labor, master diamond cutter Max Fuchs looks back.
Business The Frame Maker The frames that surround works of art are often overshadowed by the paintings within them. For Marcelo Bavaro, a fourth-generation frame maker in Brooklyn, the frames themselves are a kind of art.
Business New Bread, Ancient Grains Chad Robertson, of San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery, talks bread, natural fermentation, and ancient grains.
Business Hamdi Ulukaya's Favorite Flavors Hamdi Ulukayami, the founder of Chobani, talks about his earliest memories of eating and making yogurt.
Business The Pumpkin Carvers How do you make a profit from carving pumpkins when even the most elaborate designs are destined for the dumpster?