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The story of Bill May, the most accomplished male synchronized swimmer in the sport’s history. Synchronized swimming has been reluctant to include men until recent years, when it allowed mixed-gender as a world championship event.
‘I am what I do more than what I feel.’ Born with ‘full-blown autism symptoms’, Temple Grandin is a renowned animal behaviour expert and autism spokesperson. She found success in the livestock industry by embracing her idiosyncratic, visual brain, which, in her words,… Continue Reading
If you ask people to name the greatest scientist of all time, many will most probably answer: Galileo. In the popular presentations of the history of science, he is portrayed as a one-man revolution, an intellectual superhero who dragged science… Continue Reading
Might nature’s bottomless pits actually be ultra-efficient quantum computers? That could explain why data never dies By Sabine Hossenfelder Read at Aeon
Illustrations by Will Dinski “Walk straighter!” Mom shouted, ending our pleasant sunlit stroll. “Get your hand out of your hair,” she snapped, reacting to my habit. “Where is your hair?” she asked, poking the top of my forehead. And that… Continue Reading
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Why do so many 20-somethings want to stream a 20-year-old sitcom?
Heather Saul is smoking cigarettes on her sofa with her white wire-haired dog Fancy in the West Virginia heat, texting on the phone the police took from her on that day last July when she was almost killed. She gets… Continue Reading
The tragic story of two superflyweight boxers who enter the ring to face each other in their first professional fight.