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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.
Caitlin Turner
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Grandparents are now “bona fide” relatives under Trump's travel ban

The Trump administration keeps changing its policy on who can and can’t come to the U.S. under its blanket ban on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.
Christina Sterbenz
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Trump’s travel ban on grandparents defies “common sense,” judge rules

David Gilbert

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.
Antwaun Sargent

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.
Patrick Klepek
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.
Robert Coover

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.
Milly McMahon

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.
Leah Sottile

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.
Chelsea McIver

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.
Alex Swerdloff

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.
Alex Swerdloff