Trail Etiquette. Respect your fellow outdoor enthusiasts.
How the Secret of Saving Private Ryan’s Power Lies in its Portrayal of the Enemy. Putting the viewer in place of a U.S. soldier meant making Germans into inhuman caricatures.
How Medicare for all could save the American health-care system.
How to tell if a baby is Canadian.
The Tragic Roots of America’s Favorite Cherry. The Bing cherry was named for a 6-foot Chinese horticulturist named Ah Bing.
How a Behavioral Scientist
Influenced City Design All Over the World. For too long, city design
centered on buildings and roads, instead of the people who live and work
there. (via Metafilter)
A History of Modern Capitalism from the Perspective of the Straw. Designed for sanitary use, they've become a sanitation problem. (via Kottke)
An Ode to the Ladies Pant Suit of Zanzibar. See a collection of images of the Swahili women's fashions of yore.
Chef Ben Churchill
Specializes in Food that Looks Like Other Things. He can serve you a
dessert that resembles cleaning supplies, potted plants, or a full
Generations from now will mark this week as the moment Americans realized we were losing our country as we have known it.
Buyers tied to Russia, former Soviet republics paid $109 million cash for Trump properties. (via reddit)
A Physician in South Texas on an Unnerving Encounter with an Eight-Year-Old Boy in Immigration Detention.
The Absurdity of Trump Officials Eating at Mexican Restaurants During an Immigration Crisis.
A blast from the past (2016): 4 Legendary Plant-Animal Hybrids.