Last updateFri, 31 Jul 2020 1pm

Cheaper to take a plane than a cab

Many of us will be traveling this summer, or already have, to visit family and friends. And we’ll be getting on a plane, which is currently nothing more than a human sausage.

The cutter ant military parade

My garden, a lovely house-front apron of flowering plants, shrubs and fruit trees, has been under siege by cutter ants, with no hope of a diplomatic settlement.

Can I be happy and rational at the same time

People who are active in religious congregations tend to be happier and more civically engaged than either religiously unaffiliated adults or inactive members of religious groups, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of survey data from the United States and more than two dozen other countries.

Dressing casual without getting stared at

There’s a certain look that says Hawaii, the splashy-colored, billowy shirts imprinted with large dolphins, palm trees and hula girls. Or, Miami, with the pastel colors and Panama hats. All indicative of a local fashion.

The mystery of misogyny

Can there really be something as distorted as unfounded, aimless hatred for the opposite sex, whom we cherish and depend on so much?