The Unapologetic ‘Auntie’ of Indigenous Data | The New York Times

A day inside a one-room school in Montana | High Country News

What Montana’s ranchers need to survive: customers | High Country News

How Central Ohio Got People to Eat Their Leftovers | The New York Times

Can Plastic Recycling Ever Really Work? | The New York Times

Can This Deck of Cards Make Your Partner Do Chores? | The New York Times


Has Montana solved its housing crisis? | High Country News

30 People Tell Us What Homelessness Is Really Like | The New York Times

Could building on public land address the housing crisis? | High Country News

See how bad your community’s air will be in 30 years | High Country News

The Race to Transform a Wisconsin Farm into a Justice-Focused Agrihood | Civil Eats

A lead problem worse than Flint’s | In These Times

10 Cities Where Your Paycheck Goes the Furthest | Yahoo! Finance


What happened to the Great American Outdoors Act? | High Country News

Medicaid’s big paperwork problem | High Country News

What this winter’s snowfall says about the future of skiing | High Country News

Why you should care about the farm bill | High Country News


Recyclable? Try Refillable. The Quest For a Greener Cleaner | The New York Times

Got Climate Anxiety? These People Are Doing Something About It | The New York Times

Could feeding your dog bugs save the planet? | Mic

Outdoor Heaters Seem Like a Huge Waste. Are They Really? | The New York Times

When Your Final Exam Is Surviving the Wilderness | The Atlantic

Getting Climate Change Into Schools | The New York Times

Earth Overshoot Day Is This Week | The New York Times

After the Crisis, Consider Leasing Some Pants | The New York Times

Make Your Donations Count | The New York Times

Know Your Climate Facts | The New York Times

Watch These Climate Documentaries | The New York Times

Look for the Energy Star Label | The New York Times

Go Solar, Get a Tax Break | The New York Times

Join a Community Solar Project | The New York Times

Don’t Forget Climate Change This Holiday Season | Playboy

Not your typical book of maps (Q&A with author Marina Psaros) | The New York Times


The Magic of Less Holiday Magic | The New York Times

How to Stop Being an Adult Picky Eater | The Washington Post

How to Prepare For (and Survive) a Flash Flood | The New York Times

Decluttering is bad for the planet. Here’s how to do it sustainably | Mic

How to, Maybe, Be Less Indecisive (Or Not) | The New York Times

The Rise of the Millennial Prenup | The New York Times

How to Crush Your Habits With the Help of Science | The New York Times

We Could All Use a Little Snail Mail Right Now | The New York Times

Save Money and Reset Your Financial Life With a Shopping Ban | The New York Times


The Mysterious History of Mistletoe | The New York Times

Sex Doll Tourism Is Popping Up in Canada, Europe, and Beyond (NSFW) | Playboy

Hardshore Distilling: Risking It All for the Love of Gin | Playboy

Trip in Bali, No Drugs Required | Playboy

The Little-Known Connection Between Asian Glow and Cancer | Paste Magazine

Cookbook Author Crusades For Millions Of Kids Who Go Hungry In Summer | NPR

This former Soviet republic is the next big food and wine destination | Mashable

Trekking the Pueblos Mancomunados in Mexico | The Independent

She Quit Her Job to Become a Professional Hula Hooper | The Penny Hoarder

Meet the Family Who’s Been Traveling for 13 Years in the Same Bus | The Independent


The Joy of Counting Down | The New York Times

I counted votes in Wisconsin. Here’s what surprised me | The Independent

Why Do We Still Want Men to Propose? | LA Times

Outsider’s Passage | Sunset Magazine

After Two Decades of Envy, I Finally Bought Myself Some Lunchables | The Kitchn

The whimsical joy of traveling without technology | The Week

The Absurd On-Again, Off-Again Relationship I Developed With My Cast Iron Skillet | The Kitchn

Please Don’t Sit On My Bed in Your Outside Clothes | Cosmopolitan


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The Beginner’s Guide to Impact Investing | Lifehacker

Good news: You might live to be 100. That’s also the bad news | MarketWatch

How to Invest in Legal Weed | Lifehacker

5 Money Conversations to Have at Your Kitchen Table | The Kitchn

Income Inequality is Growing. Here are 5 Real Ways You Can Fight It | The Penny Hoarder

6 ways to decline your parents’ old stuff without causing a family feud | MarketWatch

Use Chargebacks Like an Insurance Policy for Internet Shopping | Lifehacker


Think small: 8 tiny house hotels with big personalities | CNN Travel

7 chic restaurants housed in former gas stations | CNN Travel

9 luxurious fall escapes | CNN Travel

Kid-friendly Columbia, SC | GoEscape Magazine

14 best things to do in South Carolina | Time Out

Magic of the Mistys | GoEscape Magazine

I Visited the Birthplace of Piña Coladas and Learned to Make Them Like a Pro | The Kitchn

7 spectacular hotels for viewing the northern lights | CNN Travel

Take the road less traveled with these European gems | USA Today

5 Apps That Will Help You Make Money While Traveling | Travel + Leisure

Berry Exciting | Alaska Airlines Beyond Magazine, p. 57

7 rooftop bars for viewing the total solar eclipse | CNN Travel

How to Get Into Luxury Airport Lounges for Free | Lifehacker

9 Ways to Survive Getting Stranded at the Airport (Without Going Broke) | The Penny Hoarder

This Site Will Automatically Rebook Your Hotel If the Price Drops | Lifehacker

Cool Dives | GoEscape Magazine


On the Menu in Mobile, AL | GoEscape Magazine

Want to Check Your Food Stamp Balance in Seconds? You Need This App | The Penny Hoarder

The Only Thing Better Than a Tamale is a Tamale Sandwich | Roads & Kingdoms

This Is the Perfect Icebreaker for Food Lovers | The Kitchn

How to Never Accidentally Spend $12 on Grapes Again | The Kitchn

17 Things to Buy for Your Kitchen from the Dollar Store | The Kitchn

6 Tips for Creating a Group Recipe Book | The Kitchn

Here’s How Much You Should Be Paying for Watermelons | The Kitchn

5 of the Best (and 5 of the Worst) Deals in the Produce Section | The Kitchn

The Pre-Made Appetizer You Should Stop Buying From the Grocery Store | The Kitchn

This Bargain Store Has a Surprisingly Awesome Grocery Section | The Kitchn

5 Tips for Merging Kitchens (From Someone Who’s Had 42 Roommates) | The Kitchn


Miss Having Coworkers? Here’s How to Start a Writing Group | The Write Life

7 Expert Tips for Freelance Writers Who Want to Work From Anywhere | The Write Life

6 Free Tools That Will Help Any Freelance Writer Get Better at Pitching | The Write Life

Make More as a Freelance Writer: 6 Websites That Can Increase Your Earnings | The Penny Hoarder

Hearst Killed The Mix. Here’s What Its Short Life Taught Us | The Write Life

19 Quick Ways to Grow Your Author Following on Social Media | The Write Life

How to Pitch a Story: 9 Insider Tips for Contacting the Right Editor | The Write Life

How to Start a Blog: A Step-by-Step Guide for Writers | The Write Life

Incredible Writing Retreats to Attend This Year | The Write Life