The 14-year-old Achatinella apexfulva snail named George was the sole surviving member of its species. It was biologist David Sischo’s job to take care of George until it died, even as his team works to save other Hawaiian snails from extinction.
The Trump administration’s commitment to deterring immigration through cruelty has made horrifying conditions in detention facilities inevitable.
Low enrollment and financial straights have forced some schools to close before their students graduate. What changes can other small colleges make to avoid closure? And how do students deal with the news of losing their school?
“Five years ago, the flight vanished into the Indian Ocean. Officials on land know more about why than they dare to say.”
A one-time Catholic priest argues that the clergy is a fundamentally secretive, sexually repressed, misogynistic system, and that dismantling it is the only way to save what is beneficial about the Catholic church, and the only way to protect children from sexual abuse.
Fears, meet validation: those procedures you endured at the dentist may have been unnecessary.
Everybody has a first day on the job and sometimes that day doesn’t go as planned. Psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb recounts the first session she conducted as a trainee therapist, with a woman who sobbed uncontrollably during their allotted hour.
“Donald Cline must have thought no one would ever know. Then DNA testing came along.”
“What is judged extremist today was once the consensus of a powerful cadre of the American elite, well-connected men who eagerly seized on a false doctrine of “race suicide” during the immigration scare of the early 20th century.”
Instead of counting calories and using weight as the barometer of health, intuitive eating encourages people to eat what they want when they feel hungry and dispense with notions of “good” and “bad” food. Guilt and shame only lead to overeating.