I’m starting to think emoji are taking over the planet. In case you’re wondering, emoji are those tiny pictures of people, places, and things—smiley faces, sushi, syringes, shit, snowboarders—that can take the place… Continue reading
Outlier Collective asked me to write about LGBT/queer issues, namely, “to what extent can we, as hetero-identifying people who are LGBT allies, discuss queer issues, even when we support them completely? Do we have… Continue reading
Forget bitcoins and plastic: immerse yourself in the real thing on display at the Ancient Coin Gallery at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. The Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery is the only one of… Continue reading
I’m starting to wonder if we’re ever going to get a grip on gun violence. In the past few days alone, a one-year-old baby was shot in the face and killed in his… Continue reading
Wesley the Owl, written by former Caltech biologist Stacey O’Brien, explores animal intelligence, the deep emotional bonds that can exist between animals and humans.