Nick Paumgarten

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On new art boom and one of its most powerful players, David Zwirner.

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The Grateful Dead’s afterlife.

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A trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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Inside the world of online dating:

If the dating sites had a mixer, you might find OK Cupid by the bar, muttering factoids and jokes, and Match.com in the middle of the room, conspicuously dropping everyone’s first names into his sentences. The clean-shaven gentleman on the couch, with the excellent posture, the pastel golf shirt, and that strangely chaste yet fiery look in his eye? That would be eHarmony.

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On the soul of the commuter:

A commute is a distillation of a life’s main ingredients, a product of fundamental values and choices. And time is the vital currency: how much of it you spend—and how you spend it—reveals a great deal about how much you think it is worth.

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A profile of video game artist Shigeru Miyamoto, the man behind Super Mario Bros.

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The lives of elevators.