Plant-based patties are great for the environment. But what about for your body?
A three-part special report on the state of napping in America, featuring The Nap Ministry, Black Power Naps and others advocating for naps as an act of resistance, plus the latest in nap science and tips for taking the perfect nap.
Today's employers value more than just a college degree. They want their new hires to have a range of skills and knowledge to solve complex problems. A new university-wide initiatives aims to make students aware of tomorrow's most sought-after career competencies as soon as they step on campus.
The nighttime ban is a shortsighted solution to a much larger problem.
If we all napped on the daily, our roads would be safer, our bank accounts fatter, our sex lives better, and the bags under our eyes a little less noticeable.
Who is allowed to rest in American society? Activists and “nap ministers” are embracing sleep as a political act.
hree or four or five years ago, a man looked more or less ashamed of himself when he ordered ginger ale, lemon soda, or seltzer,” a bartender noted. “Nowadays, however, everything is changed. [Soft] beverages are the taste of the day.”
It’s a pretty astute summary of today’s craze for fizzy drinks, right? Except this observation was made not in 2019, but in 1885.
The envelope arrived in my mailbox on a Tuesday. I recognized the block-lettered handwriting on the front as my mother’s. Inside was a typewritten missive addressed to my sister and me. Two short but alarming paragraphs informed us that our mother had withdrawn a not-insignificant portion of our inheritance and buried it — literally — in the ground.
Maya Kroth stops by to take us inside a crisis pregnancy center.
It’s Christmas Eve at La Gorupa, the Hernández family ranch, which is located about an hour outside of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I watch as Sergio Hernández hacks away the outer leaves of a large agave — about the size of a compact car. But then he hits a snag. It seems a community of wasps has made its nest in the plant, putting a damper on plans to harvest the 7-year-old agave today.
I dragged my parents and sister out here, interrupting our family vacation, because I wanted to learn how rai...