New Reporting on the Devonte Hart Cases Suggests His Biological Family Was Treated Unfairly by a Racist Adoption System
Why Are There So Many Pumpkins on Ben Carson’s Instagram?Carson’s weird Instagram feed feels like a time capsule to his weird presidential campaign. In 2018, it’s almost soothing.
When Your Dad Is Mike Pesca, Host of the Gist PodcastFeaturing Emmett Pesca, age 9, grade four.
In Praise of the PuenteHaving the Fourth of July on a Wednesday—and work on a Thursday—is a sin. Luckily, Spain has our salvation.
Did Anyone Understand Westworld?Four critics discuss Westworld’s Season 2 in spoiler-filled detail.
Why Has Low-Stakes, Netflix-and-Chill Dating Become the Norm? Because Our Swipe-Happy Culture Is Exhausting.
State of ContradictionsLawrence Wright paints an intimate, nuanced portrait of Texas. If only he had been willing to look harder at its racial dynamics.
All Your Burning Questions About the $93,000 Ring Pete Davidson Allegedly Bought for Ariana Grande, AnsweredLike: How much does an SNL cast member make, anyway??
When Your Mom Is “Mommy Blogger” Heather Armstrong aka DooceFeaturing Leta Armstrong, age 14, grade eight.
“It Was a Cleansing Day”Ryan M. Kelly won a Pulitzer for photographing a man saving a woman during the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. Now, almost a year later, he shot their wedding.
All the Millennial Clichés in Refinery29’s Money Diary That Sound Like a Fake Millennial Wrote Them
Turns Out Open-Office Plans, Once Hailed as Facilitators of Face Time, Might Actually Stifle Communication
Starbucks Is Getting Rid of Plastic Straws: Great for the Environment, but Sippy Cups Are Worse for Our Teeth
There’s a Razor Company Finally Showing Female Body Hair in Its Ads. But Is that Really So Radical?
“We Were Taking Away Their Objects and Now We’re Taking Away Their Children”Tom Kiefer, photographer and former janitor at a Customs processing facility, reflects on his photos of immigrant belongings confiscated at the border.
Family Members of Detainees Are Reviewing Border Detention Centers on FacebookThe ratings and reviews of these facilities paint a vivid picture of what life has been like inside the centers.
Could “Post-Brokeness Stress Disorder,” Financial Anxiety That Lingers After Solvency, Actually Be Helpful?
“We Know Phonies From a Thousand Miles Away. He Wasn’t One.”Food writer Gustavo Arellano on why Anthony Bourdain meant so much to marginalized communities.