• Inspiration

    Incense and Impasse -

    Cjell MonÄ“ wanted nothing more than to follow a faint, squiggly line from Sela Pass, a 14,000’ remote corner of India, to the Bhutan border. He was thwarted by the military, chased down by taxis, and barricaded by an entire village during his attempt. Read the whole story...

    The Stick Is an Unsung Hero of Human Evolution - Issue 56: Perspective - Nautilus

    In April 1997, at the snooker world championship held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, Ronnie O’Sullivan stepped up to the…

    Mormonism’s Crisis of Faith

    Backlash against an obituary of its late prophet Thomas S. Monson reveals the existential doubts gnawing at the modern church.

    WJ Brake and Knuckle Conversion

    Authors note: I wrote this article in 2003 for That site is long gone, but

    • news & culture

    Jameela Jamil Had Never Acted Before The Good Place

    Jamil found herself learning from the best: Ted Danson and his fart noises.

    On Quitting: Part II

    December 10, 2015

    How Haiti became poor

    In case you missed it, the President of the United States called Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries "shitholes,&quot