Stephen Budiansky, “Why Your Dog Pretends to Like You”; Matthew Miller, “A Bold Experiment to Fix City Schools”; Toby Lester, “The Money Artist”; Beth Lordan, “From Mutton Island”; and much more.
Recent explorations into the field of canine genetics are changing the way we think about man's best friend—"man's best parasite" may be more like it—and could help us repair the damage done by a century of inbreeding
After fiercely battling each other over the best use of public lands, some ranchers and environmentalists are beginning to agree: letting livestock graze can benefit the environment
Are the works of artist J.S.G. Boggs just defaced dollar bills? Or works of art worth $420,000? A look at an artist whose work has been raising some disconcerting questions about money and worth
Some Africans and Westerners say that the battle against slavery in Sudan is being undercut by a humanitarian effort -- the practice of buying freedom for the slaves
When the only way to watch was to line up in front of a purple velvet curtain
A proposal for school vouchers on which Milton Friedman, Lamar Alexander, and Kweisi Mfume, the president of the NAACP, all agree
Lyle had no more been to the Famine graves in Connemara than he'd been to Padraic's bar by the docks. He'd spent no grief on leaving his own sons an ocean away, and he'd not even done his Easter duty after the boys were grown
Hypaethral -- by Guy Billout The Atlantic Monthly; July 1999; Hypaethral - 99.07; Volume 284, No. 1; page 81.
The glory that was Genoa is enchanting still
Reformed, redeemed, and ready for reincarnation
Fervently anticipated for more than forty years, Ralph Ellison's second and last novel, like his first, Invisible Man, is all about "the American theme"—identity.
The Road to Kosovo: A Balkan Diary Mr. Campbell, a freelance journalist, visited Bosnia in the interim between the Dayton Peace Accords…
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Health So-called adult day-care centers, which provide nonresidential health care, meals, therapeutic services, and activities for elderly…
Wsnuck for the past tense of the verb to sneak. The way things are going, I think one could write "When the burglar snuck into the room, a…