I Tried to Evict My Mental Illness, But Now We Are Friends

Mental illness can be defined with just seven words. Be careful, because the words you choose will speak for you.


Dwight Gray’s “Mapmaking” makes the simple act of a child drawing appear as profound and miraculous as any myth of creation and destruction.

MAP: How Cold Does it Need to Get Before Your City Opens Winter Shelters for the Homeless?

Winter cold snaps—an inconvenience for most—are an existential threat to people with no shelter.

Project Maps Hate Speech Through Twitter (Infographic)

How hateful is your section of the country? Twitter provides the answer.

The 10 at 10

Sitting is really bad for you, waiters are doomed, and Gabby Giffords can attend her husband’s shuttle launch.

The 10 at 10

A handless boy wins a penmanship contest, Scrooge McDuck is rich, and choking is now a crime.

The World Is Ending

Hide ya’ kids, hide ya’ wives. We are all going to die.

Picture of the Day

A map of New York City, by ethnicity. “Red is White, Blue is Black, Green is Asian, Orange is Hispanic, Gray is Other, and each dot is 25 people.” Other cities here.