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Lessons from the post-human city
Morphological transformations within our ever-evolving urban zones, and why it matters to think about them. Images and text by Ryota Matsumoto.
A Personal History of the Peace Corps, 1960s
A new book on volunteering with the Peace Corps in 1960s India teases out an old lesson . . . why 'unknown' matters. Review by Chellis Glendinning.
Pushing the boundaries of Elegant Weird
Dead serious about play, a new Polish photographer provokes us to look again. By Whitney Smith.
Twice a week for how many years?
In part 2 of our series Of A Certain Age: some surprising revelations while tracking the mating habits of the wiser and more experienced. By Maere Sage.
Music as the Brain’s Universal Language
Recent studies showing that music may indeed be — neuroscientifically speaking — the world’s universal language. Interview with Charles Limb by Kayt Sukel.
Elephant guys with all the same issues
An intoxicating cocktail of hormones turns the usually cheery boy's club a bit snarly. By Caitlin O'Connell.
For the love of reading & writing
Chellis Glendinning on the materiality and ethics of literary craft.
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.
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.
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.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture