A mortuary employee surveys her scene.
On Arielle Holmes, a burgeoning actress who was, literally, plucked from the streets.
Thursday, May 21
One man’s quest to witness the “Bison Cull” in Yellowstone National Park.
A story of growth, regression, and divergent paths.
"But mostly, Joan sat for hours in her favorite spot of their old living room couch where she breastfed Phil. It felt sometimes like he was resting in the crook of her arm. And other times, her breasts would drip milk and she’d sit with a throbbing ache in her chest. Her husband returned twice a week, a different person each time as if trying on new identities: laughing, angry, sedate, stoic. Sometimes he brought the rocks with him. Sometimes Joan would have to go out on her own looking for them."
The process of decomposition, recounted in painstaking detail.
Wednesday, May 20
On spending your life among large felines.
A BASE jumper emerges from a coma after a bad fall and sets about rebuilding his body and his life.
Sarah Maslin Nir, a reporter for The New York Times, recently published an exposé of labor practices in the nail salons of New York.
“The idea of a discount luxury is an oxymoron. And it’s an oxymoron for a reason: because someone is bearing the cost of that discount. In nail salons it’s always the person doing your nails, my investigation found. That has put a new lens on the world for me.”
A controversial effort divides students by race in order to combat racism.