In the deep ocean, a swimming sea-worm called a “green bomber” can throw sacs of light when attacked.
Tuesday, March 17
Even ISIS’s opponents are hard men who understand terror.
Being friends with Susan Sontag was thrilling, but also “shot through in the end with mutual irritation.”
Monday, March 16
What’s behind the cyclical fashionability of the monstrously ugly Birkenstock?
The lingering psychological effects of being one of the greatest crime reporters of all time.
Detroit is trying to end the longstanding practice of “scrapping,” which is the only way some of its residents can earn a living.
Santería or Vodou are explored as possibilities.
Sunday, March 15
She’s 80 now, working 13 hour days, and still won’t take so much as a reporter’s hand to cross the stream.
Even an “obstructionist bloc” can’t resist handing prosecutors the indictments they want.
The politics behind the anti-trend trend known as “Normcore” turn out to be as conservative as ever.
An innocent man was executed – in 1761. Voltaire got on the case.