The Case for Teaching Kids How to Talk about Their Bodies
Sex-abuse prevention educators want children to understand that “private parts” are off limits to others. But they also want kids to be comfortable using what linguists call “standard” dialect for these parts, rather than euphemisms and colloquialisms.
Five Questions for Dr. Theo Colborn
Meet the scientist who has gone toe to toe with the world’s most powerful industries—chemical, petroleum, plastics, household products manufacturers—whose synthetic chemical cocktails wreak havoc on the human endocrine system.
The Great Survivor: Ernest Shackleton
“Men Wanted for Hazardous Journey. Small Wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.”
Euro Surf n Turf: Mountain Biking Spain
In the Sierra Nevada National Park, you can mountain bike (or hike or climb) the same 11,000-plus-foot Andalusian peaks that World Cub mountain-bike champions descend.