These Sea Creatures Are Actually Made of Glass

This sculpture, by 19th-century German glassworkers Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, depicts the chrysaora hyoscella or compass jellyfish.The Blaschkas, a father-and-son team, created anatomically correct glass models such as this porpita mediterranea, or blue button.The...

The Stunning Loneliness of Megacities at Night

Last year the United Kingdom appointed its first minister for loneliness, partly in response to an official study finding that over nine million UK residents often or always feel lonely. “For far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life,”...