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Cold shifting in the molten landscape
"A respect for places and people who have to survive up there . . ." A Canadian painter's empathy for the northern edge. By Chris Lowry.
Tapping the Power of a 'Second Brain'
The maxim 'we are what we eat' is further proved by new, ground-breaking neuroscientific discoveries: our bacteria and brains are talking. By Ted Diran & John F. Cryan.
Australia's smouldering 19th-century art catches fire
A new show at the National Gallery in London, Australian Impressionists, shows us what we've been missing. By Marilyn Mercer.
At the threshold of the next great period of human history . . .
Uh, the fusing of physical, digital and biological worlds and how that impacts on all disciplines, economies and industries . . . that's all. By Klaus Schwab.
What a system for capitalists means to the earth
As Trump and similar politicians gain ground elsewhere, we need to reaffirm our own set of fundamentals. By Kirkpatrick Sale.
Life on ice, death in prison
Britain's top mountaineer on the motivations of madness. By Liam Desroy.
On the Subject of 'S***hole Countries'
What's really wrong in those less-than nations . . . and at the heart of a stable genius' darkness. By Fred Fiske.
'Preserve land & each other': toward a new manifesto
Some tirades are worth reading because they say uncomfortable things we'd rather not hear — and say them well. By Stephanie Mills.
Where Walking Takes Us
Fascination with a spring flower leads to an unexpected rumination on what separates us from ourselves. By Kelly Garriott Waite.
A Looser Kind of Disciplined Parenting
A review of Alison Gopnick's new book, The Gardener and the Carpenter. By Juliet Waters, with an excerpt from the book.
Good Ole Boys Wanna be Heard Too
"It happens when I say to them, 'You are powerless, and you know it.'" And it happened at the ballot box, too. On white boy power — by Shariff Abdullah.
How to View a Polar Bear
For centuries, enterprising humans have sought to keep this beautiful and charismatic carnivore close but, uh, not too close. By Michael Engelhard.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture