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These proud LGBTQ adventurers are putting the ‘out' in outdoors

These proud LGBTQ adventurers are putting the ‘out' in outdoors

1 day ago   |   Grist

“The mountains are calling,” says a post by Pattie Gonia, an Instagram personality and - according to her bio - the world's first backpacking drag queen. “They want their...
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8 ways luxury buildings will never be the same, from touchless elevators to a lot more outdoor space

8 ways luxury buildings will never be the same, from touchless elevators to a lot more outdoor space

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus will transform the way luxury residential buildings are designed, according to architects and interior designers. Outdoor space will likely become an even more...
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Inquest Into The Death Of Nóra Quoirin To Begin In August

Inquest Into The Death Of Nóra Quoirin To Begin In August

3 days ago   |   Huffington Post

The family of a London teenager found dead after she disappeared from a Malaysian nature resort last year have welcomed the news that an inquest is to be held in the country...
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No room to improvise

4 days ago   |   TLS

Marie Darrieussecq 's work has long been peopled with outcasts, misfits, phantoms, or those with an uncertain status living on the margins of society. Her international...
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Is nature all healed now? A look at the pandemic's best meme

Is nature all healed now? A look at the pandemic's best meme

5 days ago   |   Grist

Nature has been showing up in places you never expected. Dinosaurs roaming Times Square? A bunch of Lime scooters abandoned in a lake? According to the internet, the...
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Starting a new job during COVID is lucky. and lonely

6 days ago   |   Grist

This essay was first published in our semi-weekly newsletter, Climate in the Time of Coronavirus, which you can subscribe to here . I applied to work at Grist in the early days...
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What is cottagecore and why is it blossoming in lockdown?

What is cottagecore and why is it blossoming in lockdown?

7 days ago   |   Metro

Part nature porn, part escapism fantasy The cottagecore aesthetic has been around for years, but lockdown is giving it new life. Part nature porn and part escapism fantacy...
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It's getting hot in here: Can NYC keep seniors cool during COVID?

8 days ago   |   Grist

As the U.S. settles in for another exceptionally scorching summer , many Americans are facing daunting utility bills - especially as they spend more time than usual at home...
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In Mexico City, the coronavirus is bringing back Aztec-era ‘floating gardens'

In Mexico City, the coronavirus is bringing back Aztec-era ‘floating gardens'

9 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In the south of Mexico City, about 100 miles of murky...
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How will public transit change post-COVID? We had 5 experts weigh in

How will public transit change post-COVID? We had 5 experts weigh in

11 days ago   |   Grist

Public transportation looks far less appealing with COVID-19 in the mix - April in particular was a dismal month for the country's largest metro system, with New York City...
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These proud LGBTQ adventurers are putting the ‘out' in outdoors

These proud LGBTQ adventurers are putting the ‘out' in outdoors

“The mountains are calling,” says a post by Pattie Gonia, an Instagram personality and - according to her bio - the world's first backpacking drag queen. “They want their... Read more ...

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