January/February 2014

The Atlantic - January/February 2014

Surviving anxiety, the biggest hustler in e-commerce, the case for paternity leave, why we love auction shows, a brief history of the Mile High Club, and more

Features

Dispatches

The Culture File

Departments

Poetry

Video

The Horrors of Rat Hole Mining

"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it."

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What's Your Favorite Slang Word?

From "swag" to "on fleek," tweens choose.

Video

Cryotherapy's Dubious Appeal

James Hamblin tries a questionable medical treatment.

Video

Confessions of Moms Around the World

In Europe, mothers get maternity leave, discounted daycare, and flexible working hours.

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How Do Trees Know When It's Spring?

The science behind beautiful seasonal blooming

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