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"thank u, next" Is a Much-Needed Love Letter to Choosing to Be Alone

Ariana Grande's candid, personal new track feels like a sincere appreciation of the value of being single.
Lauren O'Neill

Shit to Watch Instead of Talking to Your Loved Ones Over the Holidays

Because everyone knows that making precious Christmas memories is for losers.
Katherine Gillespie
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This British Explorer Is Hiking 1,100 Miles Across Antarctica, Alone

A 55-year-old former British Army Officer has set off on a 75-day trek throughout Antartica—and he's doing it without any assistance.
Michael Cuby

The Artist Parties Hard in This Week's Comic from Anna Haifisch

There's nothing worse than waking up alone—except waking up alone with a hangover and 2 percent cell phone battery.
Anna Haifisch

Australian Ghost Stories Detail a Very Isolated, Lonely Brand of Terror

Tourists fear spiders and snakes, but our fears are buried deeper and fuelled by isolation, desperation, and the sick knowledge that we're alone at the end of the world.
Wendy Syfret

What's It Like to Make Music in Complete Isolation, in a Cabin in the Woods?

We spoke to Michael Franzino about making an album in a place where the only other noise is a wild bear eating your trash at 4am.
Emma Garland

A Straight Girl's Guide to Being Single and Happy

Being a single, straight female isn't all about wiping away gin tears and screaming into the darkness.
Lucy Hancock

The Terrors in LA's 'Existential Haunted House' Are Inside Your Own Head

ALONE: An Existential Haunting is an elaborate (and expensive) Halloween event in downtown Los Angeles that focuses less on ghouls and zombies and more on making you feel like shit.
Justin Caffier