Every creature lives within its own sensory bubble, but only humans have the capacity to appreciate the experiences of other species. What we’ve learned is astounding.
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How animals perceive the world, a return to Chagos, Steve Bannon, and a mad hunt for Civil War gold. Plus Jack White, how the U.S. has no nuclear strategy, dad rage, Ulysses at 100, one family’s doll test, downsides of beach resorts, and more.
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Steve Bannon is still scheming. And he’s still a threat to democracy.
Half a century ago, the British government forcibly removed 2,000 people from a remote string of islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean. They’ve never stopped struggling to return.
“I’m going to find out what the hell the FBI did and I’m going to expose it to the world.”
An obsessive protector of rock’s past could hold the key to its future.
The U.S. can’t keep ignoring the threat these weapons pose.
Was I right to worry?
Culture & Critics
What I’ve learned about Dublin, and myself, in a lifetime of reading Ulysses
These ostensible paradises have a dark side.
When writing across cultural divides flattens characters
A father dares to explore his rage.
Readers respond to stories in our May 2022 issue.
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