Richard MacLean Smith is unspooling a remarkable story about his grandad during the second world war. “He was in a mid-air crash and his plane got cut in half,” says the creator of the Unexplained podcast.
According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360 per cent the
How the transgender community maintains the radical potential of queerness in an age of assimilation. A few days after last summer's shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub, I was at a nearby club called
The Arctic Circle conjures up images of extreme weather conditions, but one family has managed to create their own cozy oasis in the far reaches of Norway. The Hjertefølger family has been living on Norway's
She's lit. When you consider the series that made her a household name, it’s not that shocking to note that Emma Watson is quite literary. This year, the British actress released her 2016 reading list
Badass women alert. The unidentified girl took part in a protest to mark the anniversary of Chile’s 1973 military coup. According to La Tercera, the photo was taken after police began randomly arresting
I remember watching my grandmother make us egg coffee when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat until
It was in 1909 that Nobel Prize-winning German physician Paul Ehrlich proposed the idea that our bodies are fighting constant battles with cancer and that, thankfully, most of the time we win. Ehrlich
It's no surprise to gay Egyptians, says community leaders. In fact, they say Egypt has become one of the world’s biggest jailers of gay men, with as many as 500 behind bars on "morals" charges — and the
Gird your loins. The craze over the 36 Questions posited by the New York Times last year as the pathway to falling in love with someone would draw skepticism from any true love cynic. The thinking behind
So you've been with your partner for a long time. It's time to start considering yourselves common-law married, a sort of "marriage-like" status that triggers when you've lived together for seven years.
Having a baby by sperm donation is an intensely personal and emotional process. So what happens when you discover that the donor has a genetic health disorder? Sperm donor 9623 looked good on paper. An
College students tend to flock to dense, urban areas after graduation, seeking the types of skilled-labor jobs that are most widely available in large cities. So it makes perfect sense, then, that London—the
California has long prided itself on being a world leader on climate change — and with good reason. Within the United States, California is No. 1 (by far) in solar power and No. 3 in wind power. It boasts
Typically superheroes spend their summertime helming big budget franchises for movie studios. This year, with blockbuster season winding down and schools opening their doors, Marvel's following up its
Second-grader Caedmon Craig is attempting to write in cursive, and he is being helped by his mother. But a lot of erasing is happening at this kitchen table in Prattville, Ala. This school year Caedmon