As she prepares to leave the home she shared with her ex, Marlene Adelstein finds herself fixated on the husk of a nest hanging in the yard.
When her grandfather died, Abigail Rasminsky learned about a part of his life she’d known nothing about.
“As the final season of the beloved HBO fantasy epic Game of Thrones bashes and burns its way to a conclusion, many fans are already fearing life without their favorite characters. But just as much as I’ll miss Tyrion’s drunken one-liners and Arya’s shape-shifting vengeance, I’ll also miss my other Sunday pastime: birding within the Seven Kingdoms and across the Narrow Sea.”
The Americans shows us one way to write a female antihero.
“I can also tell you that it can be unpleasant to be the freakshow guy whose brain spontaneously detonated. You don’t want doctors looking at your CAT scans incredulously and being like, ‘Hoo boy! You really did a number on your noggin there!'”
A fun, ranging package about Generation X. It includes essays on Evan Dando, The Rules, John Singleton, Grunge music and fashion, CK One, among other 90s touchstones, plus a piece in which Caity Weaver rewinds 25 years to 1994 and spends a week only using what limited technologies existed then.
Ziya Tong writes a brief history of human waste — from “night soil” to space junk — in an excerpt from her new book, The Reality Bubble.
Hey, woke American tourist in Thailand: the same organization running that cruelty-free elephant viewing experience at the eco-lodge also owns the cruelty-infused elephant show down the road, and the elephants are the same.
As our resistance to antibiotics soars, scientists find hope in phages – helpful viruses found in particularly disgusting places.
They’ve been playing a long, long game that leads to the death of Roe v. Wade by a thousand procedural cuts. Or for women, death by botched underground abortion.