Latest Issue: December 2014

The Atlantic - December 2014

In This Issue

  • The real roots of midlife crisis, the curious case of Jesus's wife, when schools are too strict, the coming fall of Facebook, the new science of hit songs, and more

  • The Real Roots of Midlife Crisis

    What a growing body of research reveals about the biology of human happiness—and how to navigate the (temporary) slump in middle age

Features

Dispatches

The Culture File

Departments

Poetry

Video

The Best 71-Second Animation You'll Watch Today

A rock monster tries to save a village from destruction.

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The Case for Napping at Work

Most Americans don't get enough sleep. More and more employers are trying to help address that.

Video

A Four-Dimensional Tour of Boston

In this groundbreaking video, time moves at multiple speeds within a single frame.

Video

Who Made Pop Music So Repetitive? You Did.

If pop music is too homogenous, that's because listeners want it that way.

Video

Stunning GoPro Footage of a Wildfire

In the field with America’s elite Native American firefighting crew

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