For tens of thousands of years, wild horses have inspired humans—to nurture, to create, to slaughter—culminating in the past century of America’s legal and psychological battles over the horses we can’t own.
Inspired by memories of his own childhood in the UK—part joy, part Lord of the Flies—a photographer studies playgrounds around the world.
Prom is a big night for many teenagers, full of firsts. First corsage. First big dance. Never mind first time in a limo—with disastrous results.
When insomnia and technological convenience collide, a lifetime of binge reading reaches its full potential.
Indian culture is under siege by Westerners enamored with yoga, authenticity, and convenience. The dosa—a beloved, inconvenient tradition—could be next to fall.
At 36, a schoolteacher learns how to ride a bicycle from his former student, who’s still struggling to succeed in school programs that value order above all else.
A Marxist upbringing, graduating into a recession, and a lineage of missed opportunities make a brutal combination.
Three near-drownings elucidate the wisdom of a 17th-century guide to swimming safety and technique.
Drawing inspiration from those who went before, and those still to come, in the waitress wars and beyond.
Years go by easier when there are 2,000 miles separating a father and son. Then an American flag turns up in your lap.
Across generations, when children can’t find their comfort objects—usually soft toys like blankets or favorite stuffed animals—all hell breaks loose.
When illness erases the fine line between love and obsession.