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Finding personal growth through storytelling
by Jenna Cooper
Mental health listicles revolve around the same truisms—eat healthfully, exercise, attend cognitive-behavioral therapy, meditate, and reach out to others. While those tips have scientific evidence backing their efficacy, they often fail to address the challenges in following those routines or how some of us might never know what it feels like to live without our brains figuratively tearing at themselves. Read more.
The tasty, the savory, the delicious
It's getting cold here in Austin (YES SOMETIMES IT GETS COLD HERE) so while we wait to turn into large Texas popsicles, join us for some tasty Afternoon Snacks. Read more.
Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Star Wars Merchandising Hell
As Eve bit down on the fruit of knowledge, porgs stared down at her in abject horror, united in their understanding of what mankind had lost. Fill your life with porgs. Welcome to Porg Hell. Read more.
If you can’t find good gagh, replicated is fine.
Though Klingons enjoy fruit juices of all kinds, I have of late been introduced to some Terran delicacies. Juice is especially important when preparing for or returning from battle. The plant-based beverages listed below may be used to augment strength training, or within a larger ritual purification. Read more.
Make your place the coolest stop in the solar system with these rad accessories
by Alicia Kania
If one of your goals for 2018 is to escape the planet Earth (and let’s be real: it is), here’s the ultimate way to do that—by making your home transport you and any visitors to the cosmos as soon as you walk through the door. Read more.
The Other Real-Life Whale That Inspired Moby Dick
Part 2 of NatMysteryCast's deep dive into the real whales that inspired Moby Dick! In 1820, an enormous sperm whale sank the whaleship Essex. The surviving crew soon found that the vengeful whale was the least of their worries. Read more.
The top 10 fictional crones that inspired us through the hellscape of 2017
As we wade into the tumultuous waters of 2018, let’s take a look back at the fearsome and magnificent crones that guide us onward and upward through last year's perils. Read more.