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Bird of the Week: Australian Raven

Congrats to the people of Australia on this top-notch corvid.

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Netflix’s Commitment to Trans People Is a Joke

The streaming platform's suspension of a senior software engineer shows how little it actually cares about diversity and inclusion.

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Sally Rooney Deserves An Apology

The author's courageous decision to support the BDS movement was met with vile, gross, and honestly weird distortions of the truth.

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What Conservatives Accidentally Get Right About Columbus Day

They say we're living in the world he made, and they're correct! They just think that's a good thing.

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Bird of the Week: Red Junglefowl

It's not a chicken! But it also IS a chicken.

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State Songs, Ranked

Our state songs are a journey to the heights of the great American songbook and the depths of aural hell.

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Maybe This Internet Is Not Sustainable

Facebook needs to be broken up yesterday.

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Bird of the Week: These Parrots

The red-crowned parrot is a shrieking, beautiful beast.

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So, What’s Up With Occupy Democrats?

RT if you need to know what the hell is going on.

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These Are Some Questions I Have About Donald Trump’s Fixation With Show Tunes

The mind reels.

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Bird of the Week: Green-Barred Woodpecker

Woodpeckers are objectively awesome.

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I Watched Hours of Old Videos From My Teens and Survived

The only thing worse than the mortifying ordeal of being known, is the mortifying ordeal of knowing (and facing) a former version of yourself.

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‘The Card Counter’ and the Sins of a Nation

Paul Schrader's latest film asks if we'll ever be forgiven for the War on Terror.

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Bird of the Week: Toucan Barbet

'A damn watercolor of a bird.'

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We Don’t Talk Enough About: Lox Spread

It's a delicious schmear for all the people, not just the privileged few.

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Please Enjoy This Wild Nextdoor Letter About Yelling and Pickleball

Sincerely? Husband.

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The AOC Dress Freakout Isn’t Really About AOC

It's about the enraging limitations of our current political moment.

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An In-Depth Interview With My Son About Today’s World

I thought I'd use this week's What Now to see what insights he might have on the many pressing topics of the day.

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Bird of the Week: Steller’s Sea Eagle

Journey with us to the far shores of Japan and Russia, where this incredible bird rules over all that it surveys.

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The 13 Most Embarrassing Songs About Hating Donald Trump

Trump has left office (for now) but these ultra-cringey pop culture artifacts are still haunting us.

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