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Katie Heaney

  1. science of us
    Teen Suicide Is Now a Public Health CrisisThe suicide rate jumped 56 percent over the past ten years.
  2. rich people
    Ellen Once Gave Melania a Golden Stroller With a Built-in ChandelierImagine hanging a chandelier over an infant!
  3. bad at plants
    Will All My Plants Die Now That It’s Cold Out?Winter is coming.
  4. doing the most
    Have I Run Out of Ambition?And how can I get it back?
  5. science of us
    What Do We Really Know About Pedophiles?There are 45 million images of child sex abuse circulating online. What do we know about the people who share them?
  6. vaping
    The Stoner’s Guide to Vaping IllnessStates are banning e-cigarettes outright, but THC oil might pose a greater health risk, and a bigger mystery.
  7. bad at plants
    Is My Plant Hobby Bad for the Environment?Questions you can ask yourself and your local plant shop.
  8. marketing
    We Get It, Everlane, Your Clothes Are FlatteringThe sustainable fashion brand has a favorite word.
  9. i want to believe
    Are These CBD Leggings a Scam?New York brand Acabada says it’s the first CBD-infused activewear company.
  10. #metoo
    The At-Home Rape Kit Start-up Is a Useless MessThe “MeToo” kit misunderstands what its namesake movement is all about, and possibly disempowers survivors in the process.
  11. the truth is out there
    YouTubers Arrested at Area 51 Just Trying to Vlog the TruthHoneslty, can you blame them?
  12. ambition
    What’s the Difference Between Anxiety and Ambition?Or do I just want to be admired?
  13. bravolebrities
    Sonja Morgan and Dorinda Medley Made Transphobic Comments at Fashion WeekBoth Bravo stars still insist they ‘love’ the LGBTQ community.
  14. bad at plants
    When Is It Time to Repot My Plant?“Imagine still living in your college dorm.”
  15. nessie lives
    FYI, the Loch Ness Monster Is a Lesbian SeparatistOr is she a large eel?
  16. lil nas x
    Straight Man Bravely Pretends Being Gay Doesn’t MatterKevin Hart’s comments regarding Lil Nas X’s decision to come out came off as dismissive and silencing.
  17. bad at plants
    My Plant Is Thriving — Too MuchWhat to do when your fiddle-leaf-fig tree is seven feet tall and your ceilings are ten feet tall.
  18. nessie lives
    I Love When Hot People Try to Fight a Sea MonsterAs seen in the new trailer for “Underwater,” starring Kristen Stewart.
  19. true crime
    Is True Crime Over?A new book by Rachel Monroe explores true-crime “fandom” and the limitations of empathy.
  20. little women
    There Can Never Be Too Many Little WomenThe trailer for the Greta Gerwig remake is here and it is glorious.
  21. science of us
    What It’s Like to Be Stalked by Your ProfessorAn interview with Donna Freitas, author of the book “Consent: A Memoir of Unwanted Attention.”
  22. bad at plants
    I Left My Plant in the Rain, RIPIs there anything I can do to revive it?
  23. the epstein case
    What Is Transhumanism?Alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s believed in a genetically superior human race.
  24. bad at plants
    Help, My Plants Keep Spawning GnatsIt’s all about the water.
  25. the truth is out there
    Area 51 Is Cool, But Have You Heard of Wright-Patterson?Real UFO-heads know.
  26. recommendations
    The Perfectly Bananas Podcast for When You’re Sick of MurderTrue crime is tired. The Shrink Next Door is wired.
  27. the cut opinion pages
    Personally, I Wouldn’t Taunt the MonsterThe best and worst line in Crawl is a classic trope of the genre.
  28. science of us
    When Did You Realize American Health Care Was Broken?Eight women share stories of their frustrating, exorbitantly expensive, and demoralizing experiences with the U.S. health-care system.
  29. bad at plants
    Did I Accidentally Murder My Baby Snake Plant?A new column with plant advice from Maryah Greene.
  30. the l word
    What’s Changed (and What Hasn’t) Since The L WordAn interview with series creator Ilene Chaiken.
  31. plants
    How to Become a Plant Person When You’re LazyDo you need a plant consultant in your life?
  32. science of us
    How to Get a Thicker SkinReceiving criticism sucks, but what if there were a way not to let it bother us?
  33. vaccines
    Vaccine-Skeptic Just Means Anti-VaxxWhy Jessica Biel, Marianne Williamson and others can’t be “skeptical” of proven facts.
  34. science of us
    Why Do I Love Soccer Players So Much?Statistically, this amount of hotness doesn’t make sense.
  35. books
    Elin Hilderbrand Doesn’t Mind That You Call Her Books ‘Beach Reads’“I was not the most talented person at Iowa, not by a long shot. But I could get shit done.”
  36. science of us
    The Way Men’s Media Cover Dieting Is … WeirdAre straight men okay?
  37. science of us
    What Does Intuitive Eating Even Mean?It’s not a diet — it’s more of a philosophy.
  38. science of us
    Why Does Writing Suck?The highs of a writer’s life are high, and the lows are very, very low.
  39. swellness
    This Book About Apologies Changed My LifeIf author and psychologist Harriet Lerner started a cult, I’d probably join.
  40. the truth is out there
    So You’ve Decided You Care About AliensA reading primer on UFOs, which the New York Times says are real.
  41. piece of work
    You Can Now Be Diagnosed With BurnoutBurnout can look a lot like depression, but the World Health Organization is attempting to draw a distinction.
  42. abortion rights
    Embryos Don’t Have HeartsThe so-called “heartbeat bills” passed in six U.S. states are based on a fundamental mischaracterization of how a fetus develops.
  43. swellness
    My Life Would Be Perfect If I Had Kristen Stewart’s JawCan facial exercises give you a sharper jawline?
  44. atypical
    What It’s Like to Have Multiple PersonalitiesOnce called “multiple-personality disorder,” dissociative-identity disorder remains a controversial diagnosis.
  45. piece of work
    Why Do We Turn Into Snack Maniacs at Work?It’s not (just) about the Cheez-Its. It’s the freedom they represent.
  46. 420 blaze it
    I Want to Be a 420OldFatLesbian When I Grow UpAn interview with Sue and Lee, the two best people on Instagram.
  47. atypical
    My Breast Implants Made Me SickIn 2014, Maria Gmitro got a breast augmentation. Months later, she started getting sick.
  48. apologies
    Why Do Some People Find It Impossible to Apologize?Joe Biden thinks he apologized to Anita Hill. Anita Hill disagrees. Why is it so hard to get this right?
  49. swellness
    I Tried a $500 Sound-Therapy MachineMusic can relax the brain, but what about droning alien voices?
  50. wellness
    Vampire Facials May Have Exposed Customers to HIVA New Mexico spa is under inspection for putting customers at risk.
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