Shishmaref, an island village north of Nome, Alaska, is the front line for global warming’s effects on rising sea levels.
“I took the NASA shirts from the ‘boys’ section from where they were prominently displayed, and put them little kid eye level next to tank tops in the ‘girls’ section 20 feet away.”
The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, and for the 600 residents of Shishmaref, that means waves and erosion threaten to swallow the island.
Sarah Miller travels in exactly the way she’d hoped to avoid.
“The Sacred Door Trail is a pilgrimage if enough pilgrims say it is. “
Grace Linden considers repatriation to Austria — a place she has never lived.
“I’ve lived in Seattle for seven years, single most of them. The only thing that has changed is the increase in men I’d never want to go out on a date with.”
“Wipeouts, showmanship, incredible feats of talent.” Nope, not surfing or football — this is the world of competitive spelling.
“The tech boom in Seattle is bringing in droves of successful, straight single guys. And as any woman will tell you: You don’t want to date any of them.”
Before she was a major power broker in Washington, Rebecca Mercer was a bakery owner. Politico puts her cookies to the test.