Most emailed articles

The top 20 most-emailed NYT articles, right now.

#1

The Secrets of ‘Cognitive Super-Agers’
WELL

June 21, 2021

The Secrets of ‘Cognitive Super-Agers’

By studying centenarians, researchers hope to develop strategies to ward off Alzheimer’s disease and slow brain aging for all of us.

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#2

When an Eel Climbs a Ramp to Eat Squid From a Clamp, That’s a Moray
SCIENCE

June 22, 2021

When an Eel Climbs a Ramp to Eat Squid From a Clamp, That’s a Moray

Moray eels can hunt on land, and footage from a recent study highlights how they accomplish this feat with a sneaky second set of jaws.

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#3

Why Geology Is Our Destiny
SCIENCE

June 22, 2021

Why Geology Is Our Destiny

A visit to the renovated hall of gems and minerals at the American Museum of Natural History reveals how the cosmos works in the real world.

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#4

The Biologist Who Fell to Earth
SCIENCE

June 18, 2021

The Biologist Who Fell to Earth

At 17, Juliane Diller was the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Amazon. Fifty years later she still runs Panguana, a research station founded by her parents in Peru.

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#5

The ABCs of L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+
STYLE

June 21, 2018

The ABCs of L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+

Words and abbreviations are changing with the need to address and respect people who do not feel represented.

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#6

Morning People May Be at Lower Risk of Depression Than Night Owls
WELL

June 21, 2021

Morning People May Be at Lower Risk of Depression Than Night Owls

Going to bed early and waking up early may help to provide some protection against depression, a new study suggests.

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#7

They Relied on Chinese Vaccines. Now They’re Battling Outbreaks.
BUSINESS

June 22, 2021

They Relied on Chinese Vaccines. Now They’re Battling Outbreaks.

More than 90 countries are using Covid shots from China. Experts say recent infections in those places should serve as a cautionary tale in the global effort to fight the disease.

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#8

The Week Inflation Panic Died
OPINION

June 21, 2021

The Week Inflation Panic Died

Don't worry: Lumber is falling and the Fed is on the case.

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#9

Maine Residents Fend Off Poisonous Caterpillars
US

June 13, 2021

Maine Residents Fend Off Poisonous Caterpillars

The caterpillars, known as browntail moths, have tiny hairs that can cause skin rashes and even breathing issues for some people.

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#10

Want to Get Trump Re-elected? Dismantle the Police.
OPINION

June 22, 2021

Want to Get Trump Re-elected? Dismantle the Police.

The Trump G.O.P.'s voter-suppression efforts and surging murder rates leave Democrats vulnerable.

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#11

The Best Way to Clean Your Ears: With a Spoon
MAGAZINE

June 22, 2021

The Best Way to Clean Your Ears: With a Spoon

Doctors strongly discourage people from scraping inside their ears. But knowing better and doing it anyway is part of what makes us human.

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#12

Google Executives See Cracks in Their Company’s Success
TECHNOLOGY

June 21, 2021

Google Executives See Cracks in Their Company’s Success

Despite record profits, a number of them are worried that the company is suffering from both its size and leadership from its C.E.O., Sundar Pichai.

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#13

Apple Daily, Pro-Democracy Newspaper in Hong Kong, Says It Will Close
WORLD

June 23, 2021

Apple Daily, Pro-Democracy Newspaper in Hong Kong, Says It Will Close

The police also arrested an editorial writer as part of an expanding national security investigation into the newspaper that has triggered concerns about free speech.

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#14

Only the Women Can Save Us Now, New York
OPINION

June 21, 2021

Only the Women Can Save Us Now, New York

Both men leading the Democratic mayoral primary are disasters.

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#15

When We Eat, or Don’t Eat, May Be Critical for Health
WELL

July 24, 2018

When We Eat, or Don’t Eat, May Be Critical for Health

A growing body of research suggests that our bodies function optimally when we align our eating patterns with our circadian rhythms.

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#16

How Do You Move a 30-Ton Diego Rivera Fresco? Very Carefully.
ARTS

June 22, 2021

How Do You Move a 30-Ton Diego Rivera Fresco? Very Carefully.

Diego Rivera’s rarely seen “Pan American Unity,” which celebrates the Americas, has been carefully extracted from its home at City College and moved to SFMOMA.

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#17

We Were Promised a Village: A Year in the Life of Pandemic-Baby Parents
OPINION

June 22, 2021

We Were Promised a Village: A Year in the Life of Pandemic-Baby Parents

Readers share life lessons from an extraordinary year.

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#18

Touring Alaska in an R.V.
TRAVEL

June 17, 2021

Touring Alaska in an R.V.

For a photographer based in Juneau, two Alaskan roads — the Glenn Highway and the Richardson Highway — formed the backbone of a stunning late-spring road trip.

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#19

Should I Hang Out With Someone Whose Political Views I Hate?
MAGAZINE

June 22, 2021

Should I Hang Out With Someone Whose Political Views I Hate?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether it’s hypocritical for a liberal to socialize with an increasingly extreme conservative.

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#20

Britney Spears Quietly Pushed for Years to End Her Conservatorship
ARTS

June 22, 2021

Britney Spears Quietly Pushed for Years to End Her Conservatorship

Confidential court records obtained by The Times reveal that the singer has urged changes to the arrangement that controls her life, and her father’s role in leading it.

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