Taking us back to World War II, Charles Bane Jr. writes on one soldier’s life-changing moment.
During recent executions, inmates were observed to gasp, convulse, and turn purple over periods much longer than the typical lethal injection. All of these executions used drugs made by pharmacies not regulated by the FDA.
In response to the execution of Iranian poet and activist Hashem Shaabani, Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reflects on privilege, writing, and poetry’s function as a tool of social change.
Tennessee Attorney General’s office asked the state supreme court to set execution dates for 10 death row inmates, while an eleventh is already scheduled for April 22.
Jonathon Kambouris visually documents the face and last meal of convicted killers in order to question how society is really served by the death penalty.
John was a troubadour of peace and compassion, and a jealous guy.
After he overcame his lifelong fear of it, one reader found that dancing gave him a new and amazing way to connect.
Time for a change in American Politics? Mark Goulston gives us an idea.
While some issues may be distressing, that’s how life goes on this crazy planet.
Cyber-strangers aren’t all trolls.
Nine silly and serious ways the hidden joys of parenthood surprised Joanna Schroeder when she became a mom.
Do you prefer chaos to comfort and conformity? Ditch convention and embrace your inner weird.
A child captures his father’s extraordinary snow sculpture on film.
Jordan Gray says that all arguments can be diffused… you just have to know what to do.
Patrick Sallee pens a note to that bedeviling voice inside his head—and gives it a piece of his mind.
You won’t be able to resist this edit of Biz Markee’s hit “Just a Friend”…
2 reasons most people are afraid to share their gifts.
Is America’s once great Jam Band only grateful for the cash? Jerry really is dead, man.
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.