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Explore: Art with a View

Whether you’re an art lover or just a curious New Yorker, you can get a whole different perspective on the city at Discovering Columbus. Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi has flipped the idea of public sculpture on its head: He’s enveloped an imposing statue designed for a vast outdoor space in an intimate home setting.

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5 Things We Learned About Toni Morrison

Earlier this month, at age 81, Nobel Prize winning novelist Toni Morrison spoke with the BBC for its new Talking Books TV series. She talked about her next book, the presidency and more.

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What’s So Bad About the Name “Senior”?

You would think that by the time we reach the age of 60, we’d have figured out what to call ourselves. But whether it’s “senior citizens,” “older adults,” “elders,” or just plain “old people,” no one seems to agree on a term.

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Toolbar: No More Waiting for Customer Service

Next time you have a question for a business—anything from the pharmacy’s opening hours to how to return a purchase—try Talk To. The free service lets you avoid hold time and phone trees, and get an answer by text within minutes.

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Seniors Are Flocking to Facebook

The number of Americans age 65 and up who use online social networking sites has skyrocketed, increasing from one percent in 2006 to 34 percent today. That’s just one nugget of information in the Pew Internet and American Life Project’s latest report.

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Explore: “Lunch Hour NYC”

Remember the Horn & Hardart Automat? Spend an hour or two immersing yourself in the evolution of the New York lunch—and then hit the food trucks.

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