How is it possible that we landed on the moon before we figured out the anatomy of the clitoris? This is one of many questions artist Sophia Wallace poses in this thought-provoking talk about the complexity and misrepresentation of women's bodies and sexuality.
Congratulations! You’ve decided not to introduce more humans into this infinite hellscape. Here’s what you can expect as you navigate the miracle of not conforming to society’s expectations.
Octopuses are almost entirely antisocial, except when they're mating, and scientists who study them have to house them separately so they don't kill or eat each other. However, octopuses given the drug known as MDMA (or ecstasy, E, Molly or a number of other slang terms) wanted to spend more time close to other octopuses and even hugged them.
Be genuine. Be interested. And stop hogging the conversation.
For the past two years, I’ve refused cautions — from editors, from family, from peers — that I might be edging into burnout. To my mind, burnout was something aid workers, or high-powered lawyers, or investigative journalists dealt with. It was something that could be treated with a week on the beach. I was still working, still getting other stuff done — of course I wasn’t burned out.
With all of the wistful turns of phrase in the world, there’s no one language that has a monopoly on untranslatable vocabulary. But Scandinavians sure do know their way around a damn good word.
Everyone has different internal guidelines for solo outings, and these guidelines are often marked by a fair degree of irrationality.