Alison Kaurala

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The High Cost of Oil

Less than a year after the end of World War II, when Celina Harpe was just seven, she sat beside her grandfather on the steps of his cabin, overlooking the Athabasca River in the northern reaches of Alberta.<p>“It was spring,” she told me recently—the time of breakup, when the ground is still packed …

Berlin, 1963: Voices From the Wall

Three stories of a divided city<p>In December 1963, <i>The Atlantic Monthly</i> published a 43-page supplement on Berlin, "the Broken City." The report was published just two years after construction began on the Berlin Wall, and many of the stories revolve around the rise of this new, tangible division …

Is child poverty inevitable?

U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson visits a family in Inez, Kentucky, during a tour of poverty-stricken areas of the country in April 1964. Earlier that year, Johnson declared a "war on poverty" in his State of the Union address. He then worked with Congress to pass more than 200 pieces of …

9 Ways to Fancy Up Your Pies

My sincere love of pie has had me experimenting in the kitchen for years. I’ve eaten my share of last slices straight from the pie plate at midnight. And many, many pies later, I’ve discovered a few surprises. The truth is, there are tons of ways to take your pie up a notch, without even straying …

Got an Empty Peanut Butter Jar? Use It for Overnight Oats

Between my daily breakfast of toast and almond butter and my husband's post-workout peanut butter smoothies, we go through a lot of nut butter in my …

Espresso Coffee - The Espresso Menu Explained

The coffee menu (and what defines your favorite beverage) is a hotly debated topic between baristas, coffee enthusiasts and the casual café goer …

'Life: Magnified' Shows Off the Wonders of the Cell

Immune System