By Brendan Stermer. This Earth has a noise: it hums, endlessly. Scientists are now discovering why.
By Yvonne Daley. The Statue of Liberty went dark overnight, and to spectators the timing is no coincidence.
By Larry Thacker. The government shutdown gives a poet time to consider other tragedies.
By Elya Braden. The political and environmental world ablaze, on the anniversary of the Women’s March.
By Marianne Gambaro. “Imperfect darkness envelopes me / along with the other night creatures hidden by its veil.”
By Charissa Menefee. Following Trump’s Twitter stream of consciousness demands a certain estrangement from reality.
By J. Todd Hawkins. Dolores O’Riordan, singer of The Cranberries, has died at age 46.
By Devon Balwit. A prisoner of a Soviet gulag risked her life to keep this visual diary, now revealed to the world.
By Collin Spinney. In innocence, a man in Sweden picked up a hand grenade, which detonated.