Laugh to Keep From Crying

Alexandra Petri’s Trump satire helps us bear the unbearable

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Solitude on Ice

A chef living in Antarctica reflects on watching glaciers melt, the daily risks of living on the...

Trix files: ‘All Of These Systems Are Working Together’

The co-founder of Black Lives Matter Memphis discusses the erasure of Black female leadership, the...

Laugh to Keep From Crying

Alexandra Petri’s Trump satire helps us bear the unbearable

Trix Files: Border Bulletin

Award-winning journalist Laura Dixon spent four days embedded on the Colombian border for Trix,...

Mirror, Mirror On The Feed

Jia Tolentino explores the warping of post-internet life.

Let us prey

A 7,000-year-old tradition persists in the california skies.

About Face

Photographer Annie Tritt set out to document transgender children. In the process, they made a...

New Wave

The Changing Faces Of Surfing Reflect Deep Historical Roots.

A Tale of Two Cities

As a woman’s role in society shifts, so will the diversity of urban design.

The Art of War

As news of Syria’s devastating civil war rocks the world, two sisters use storytelling to evoke a...

Polar Thinking

Dr. Tamsin Edwards’ new study finds that rapid ice sheet collapse is less likely than scientists...

Full Circle

The rising power of emotions in modern masculinity.

Chop, Chop

The long and tangled history behind the onscreen “dramatic haircut.”

The Long Run

Why our bodies are built for endurance sports, even as we age.

Flying Solo

Don’t listen to the fearmongers— the rewards of traveling alone are bigger than the risks.


Egg freezing, explained.

Cruel Attentions

What research tells us about navigating toxic female competitiveness.