The Last of Its Kind

  • The Atlantic
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  • January 1, 1970

John CuneoSometime on New Year’s Day, as the people of Hawaii recovered from a night of revelry, in a trailer on the outskirts of Kailua, Oahu, a 14-year-old snail named George died. David Sischo, who works in the trailer but was taking a rare day off, found out at 7 o’clock the next morning,

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Eight Early Black Friday Sales

  • Die Workwear
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  • January 1, 1970

Black Friday sales are upon us. Every year, I roundup some of my favorites both here and at Put This On (we’ll have a comprehensive list of every worthwhile sale later this week, on Friday). Some stores, however, are getting a jump on things. Many have already started their Black Friday

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Tote Bags Are the Summer Backpack, Here Are the Best Ones

  • Highsnobiety
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  • January 1, 1970

We’re now deep in the throes of summer, when you have to weigh your desire to flex against your desire not to sweat buckets. With layering off the table, the best way to boost your style in these scorching months is by focusing on accessories, which we dove into on our latest episode of

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I Tried To Dye My Hair Blue: This Is What Happened

  • Her Campus
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  • January 1, 1970

Unsplash, Giphy, Garnier NutrisseKristin IshayaNoA little background on my relationship with my hair...My hair has always been a huge part of me. I refused to cut it for so long until I came to college and spontaneously chopped it off halfway through freshman year. It was a very dramatic

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The massive plastic-cleaning device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch probably won't hurt sea creatures — but there's still a big problem to sort out

  • Business Insider: Science
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  • November 19, 2006

24-year-old Boyan Slat is on a mission to rid the world's oceans of harmful amounts of plastic.  The young entrepreneur's organization, The Ocean Cleanup, has developed a tool to remove plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a trash-filled vortex that's more

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Saw it on the grapevine

  • Sciencebase Blog
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  • May 19, 2006

I have mentioned the Eurasian Collared Dove, Streptopelia decaocto, previously on the blog, describing it as an avian continuity error. It’s a sweet bird, familiar for its “coo-cooh-coo” call, which people sometimes (quite bizarrely) mistake for the call of the cuckoo. We hear this species of

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Fake tan: the baes and the stay aways!

  • Her Campus
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  • December 19, 2005

Google ImagesClaudia BruceNoWith summer fast approaching, I’m sure I’m not alone in having a crazy panic over how I am possibly able to wear my favourite denim skirt when my legs are out hear looking like some sort of ghostly Milkybar situation! While many a gal rocks the paler look,

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