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The Stressed-Out Party Girl's Guide to Gardening
I wasn’t going to wake up with the taste of stale liquor in my mouth the next day. My Uber bills weren’t going to haunt me for being a complete fuckhead dashing from one party to another. In the garden, I was free to roam.
An Artist Puts His Family Back Together with Collaged Photos
Photographer Kalen Na'il Roach turns a box of familial ephemera into a thoughtful, evocative solo show.
The 74-Year-Old Grandpa Who Doesn't Want 'Asheron's Call' to Shut Down
After 17 years of playing, Turbine's fantasy MMO isn't just a place to fight dragons; it's a place to hang out with longtime friends.
The 2016 Fiction Issue
'Family Picnic,' a Short Story by Robert Coover
A family takes a picnic in their new smart car. They are attacked by helicopters and have other troubles.
Old People Share Their Happiest Moments and Best Advice
How has life changed over the last century? We visited the homes of the people who lived through it all and asked them what we can learn.
What They Left Behind: Photos of Things People Kept to Remember Their Deceased Loved Ones
In death, what we want most aren't the heirlooms or the valuables, but the things that help us remember our loved ones for exactly who they were.
No One Taught Old People About Safe Sex and Now They’re Getting STIs
Gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and herpes are on the rise among older people. To find out more I spoke to researchers, and my own dad, about sexual health among the elderly.
This Supermarket Ad Suggests Faking Your Own Death to Bring Your Family Together
Maybe Whole Foods needs to take a page from their book and embrace its inner nihilist. After all, nothing says “Happy Holidays” quite like some Spanking the Monkey-level black comedy.
A Boy Befriends a Young Homeless Man in a New Comic from Matias San Juan
Things take a turn once grandma brings out the raspberry cupcakes.
Matias San Juan
Chinese Grandparents Are Making Their Grandchildren Fat
China's youth now has a growing obesity epidemic. The primary culprit? Their sweet old grans, according to a new study.
The Photo Issue 2015
Photos of the Sanctuary Home Provides
Peter van Agtmael took these heartfelt photos years into a project that had taken him to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Peter van Agtmael
Why You Shouldn’t Have Kids
So your friends are accidentally on purpose having children, giving each other rings, and doing beautiful, real, rewarding things. This is why you're not.