Generation Z Is Far More Nuanced About Tech Than Its Predecessors
Take some time to talk with the young adults in your life about recent technological changes—their responses may surprise you.
Parents' Phone Use Is Taking a Toll on Their Children's Development
I'm hopeful that the next generation of children, after watching us be fools for our devices, may decide it's not worth it.
The Case Against Arguing About Politics With Your Family at Thanksgiving
Two years after Election Day, Trump dominates virtually every aspect of public life. How about we take a break for a day?
In the Salish Sea, Native American Communities Bond Over a Rigorous Canoe Voyage
The Tribal Canoe Journey has become one of the largest Native American gatherings in North America. For one writer, it's also a chance to connect with family.
Viewfinder: Returning Home for Eid al-Adha in Bangladesh
People scramble to reach the roof of an overcrowded train at a station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on August 20th, 2018.
PS Picks: Atlas Obscura's Collection of Secret Family Recipes
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
The Lede, Issue #5: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Women Running for Office, Lisa Simpson's Renaissance, and More
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Girls in the Ivory Coast Share the Burden of Teenage Pregnancy
An unplanned child used to derail the education of girls in the country, but a new approach is helping young mothers stay in school.
The Caregivers of the Opioid Epidemic Are Going It Alone
Across the country, people are becoming unexpected caregivers of children whose parents have become addicted to opioids. In most states, they're doing it with little to no help at all.
Examining the Future of What Families Can Look Like
There were some 100 anti-LGBTQ bills released in various states in the first few months of 2017 alone, including religious exemptions in the workplace and restricted access to health care for LGBTQ citizens.
On a Grandma’s House and the Unknowability of the Past
They can feel as lifelike as virtual reality, but memories represent unreachable places.
The Case for Arguing Politics With Your Family at Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving, skip the extra beer and take the higher ground in your family debate; chances are, your relatives will follow your example.
How I Cheated My Way Into Arlington National Cemetery
An early education in the hollowness of patriotic performance.