This story is one I am incredibly proud of. I delved into how an ignorance of the “usual suspects” in Making a Murderer says quite a bit about the media and police culture in the United States. I got to speak with domestic violence expert Nancy Lemon and delved into questions of nonfiction and storytelling.
My first article for Vice’s Broadly site, on the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade looked at other cases that have influenced abortion rights in the US.
Plastics aren’t the only thing that fish are eating; now they are consuming fibers (from our clothes washing machines) too. I wrote about a new study on the subject on what’s in fish stomachs—and what that may mean for human beings’ health—in my latest article for Mental Floss.
In short, “the mismanagement of our waste is coming back to haunt us in our food,” Chelsea Rochman, lead researcher for the study and a postdoctoral fellow in conservation biology at the University of California, Davis, told mental_floss.
Which is a nice way of saying we are eating our own garbage.
My first article for Mental Floss was on one of my favorite topics: Male Birth Control. I honestly think it would be a better world for men and women if men had more birth control options—women have more than a dozen—men have only 2.
I love picking up beautiful textiles when I travel the world; I turned one of my favorite hobbies into a deep dive into which are the most coveted textiles in some favorite travel destinations for Conde Nast Traveler.
JORD took some time to ask me some really interesting questions: check out the interview I did with them about my philosophy, sustainability, and more.
I think getting people to think about the real long-term impacts of their actions-whether that’s through infographics, funny videos, articles, art, or TED Talks-is what it’s all about. I’m a believer that once people know that their choices are going to basically screw people over in the future (our current non-sustainable choices are built on a foundation of using future resources today), then the next thought is: “Do I have right to do that?”
I did an interview with Kari Elwell-Katzander, NYC’s premier urban gardener (and green-wall expert) for New York magazine’s Summer Design issue:
Just a WHOOHOOOO!!!! that Eco-chick.com’s Facebook page now has over 5,000 fans. :))))