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Santa Barbara, CA
Digital Director, Pacific Standard Magazine
As seen in:  The Atlantic

Digital Director @PacificStand. Associate Publisher, Miller-McCune Center. IALJS officer. IMSA & NU/Medill alum. Prev. Outside, The Atlantic, Slate.

The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji — In the depths of northeastern India, in one of the wettest places on earth, bridges aren't built - they're grown. The southern Khasi and Jaintia hills are humid and warm, crisscrossed by swift-flowing rivers and mountain streams. On the slopes of these hills, a species of Indian rubber tree with an incredibly strong root system thrives and flourishes.

The Skull Tower of Nis

Tree Cathedral | Atlas Obscura

Yoro Park: Site of Reversible Destiny

Igloo City | Atlas Obscura

Wall Street Bombing Scars

Las Pozas | Atlas Obscura — Located in Xilitla, a small town of about 10,000 people in the Huasteca region of southern San Luis Potosi state, Las Pozas is the creation of Edward James, an eccentric English poet and artist and patron of the Surrealist movement.

Just Kill All of the Comments Already — Even if they're not vile and psychologically damaging, most of them aren't worth your time. And we already have a better system in place. * Gawker Media is scrambling to figure out a solution to stop violent pornography and rape images from being added to its Kinja commenting platform after the staff of Jezebel publicly called attention to a problem they've been dealing with for months.

How the Life-Saving Blue Blood of Horseshoe Crabs Is Extracted — Inside of the primitive-looking Horseshoe crab is a powder-blue blood that contains LAL, an element worth about $15,000 per quart Inside of Horseshoe crabs, the primitive-looking arthropods that can be found scurrying across the muddy and sandy bottoms of the ocean floor in shallow waters, is a powder-blue blood that you probably owe your life to.

The Only Thing Worse Than Legal Heroin Is Illegal Heroin — Years of reporting in Pacific Standard have led us to one conclusion: Decriminalizing drug use will save money-and lives. * Since the shocking news yesterday morning that we lost one of the greatest actors of his generation, as much has been written about Philip Seymour Hoffman's work on both stage and screen as what was likely his undoing: addiction.
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