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Why Photo Zines Are More Important Than Ever

Even though paper and ink may seem unnecessary these days, we're living in a golden age of the page.<p><i>Common Sense(s)</i> is a show currently on display at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, New York, that features a compilation of photozines and related ephemera by over 50 artists. Juan Madrid, a …

HAWAII

"What I have always longed for was the privilege of living forever away up on one of those mountains in the Sandwich (Hawaii) Islands overlooking the …

You Are Not an Artisan

A couple of weeks ago, after reading yet another piece of high-minded marketing copy, full of words like <i>hand-crafted</i> and <i>artisan</i>, a silly verse popped …

De-Stigmatizing Hawaii’s Creole Language

Why the decision to recognize Hawaiian Pidgin English in U.S. census surveys matters<p>“You don’t know how happy this makes me,” I wrote a colleague after she casually sent me a link to a recent news story reporting that the U.S. Census Bureau now recognizes Hawaiian Pidgin English as a language. “Oh …

Linguistics

MR Round Table: Female Entrepreneurship

3 PHOTOS click for more<p><i>In honor of Love Your Career Month on Man Repeller, Leandra sat down with two fellow female entrepreneurs in the industry —</i> …

Notes on 21st-Century Mystic Carly Rae Jepsen

The first time we were anything is the last time that anything was possible. We start off life totipotent: one cell, absolute potential, ready to …

Self-Portraits - Rookie

Illustration by Sunny.<p>In the morning, it begins with my hands. I observe them as they wash my face and dress my body. These hands have prepared meals …

SXSW: Glossier’s Emily Weiss on Building a Beauty Empire

With the initial intent of rethinking, reclaiming and redefining beauty, Emily Weiss – former styling assistant at Vogue – launched Into the Gloss …

Earth - The women with a controversial plan to save corals

Ruth Gates saw it time and time again. While surveying coral reefs of Caribbean in the late 1980s, she noticed that many corals were clearly stressed, sapped of their colour. Some faded to skeletal white.<p>The trigger was always a sudden surge in ocean temperature. Some corals reacted by ejecting the …

Boaty McBoatface leads online vote to name £200m research vessel

The official name of a new multi-million pound research vessel could be the RRS Boaty McBoatface after the internet was asked for its ideas.<p>When the …

Ocean Exploration

40 Thoughts About Stanley Whitney’s New Show

Thoughts on seeing the Stanley Whitney show “Dance the Orange” at the Studio Museum in Harlem:<p>1. First thought: my God, are they ugly.<p>2. I have to …

What happens when you write 11,000 blog posts?

<b>You get fat.</b> That’s the worst thing. I’ve watched every single one of the writers I’ve grown up with — with a few very rare exceptions — get fat. …

The Secrets of the Wave Pilots

At 0400, three miles above the Pacific seafloor, the searchlight of a power boat swept through a warm June night last year, looking for a second boat, a sailing canoe. The captain of the canoe, Alson Kelen, potentially the world’s last-ever apprentice in the ancient art of wave-piloting, was trying …