We delve into stories that inspire us—from the details behind our candles, to the facets of scents, and the people that inspire us.
Talking Flowers and Flowers That Talk: Plant Communication From Floriography to the Wood Wide Web Read
The vocabulary of plants? It turns out flowers have a lot to say — literally and figuratively.Read
The Great Carbon Sink in the Sea: Geoengineering, Seaweed, and the Race to Beat Climate Change Read
We celebrate seaweed’s role in fighting climate change through natural growth and geoengineering.Read
Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness: Why Being Clean Feels So Good Read
We uncover the religious, moral, and ethical impact of our cultural interest in cleanliness.Read
Romancing the Fig: What One Fruit Can Tell Us About Love, Life, and Human Civilization Read
We stop to consider the fruit that may have kick-started human evolution: the humble fig.Read
Ignite 009: Will Mebane
We sat down with one of Brooklyn's finest photographers, Will Mebane.
Ignite Series 008: Mark Campbell
We sat down with leading librettist Mark Campbell to discuss opera and the written word.Read
Ignite Series 007: Larissa Begault
We discuss designing cities and spaces that work with architect Larissa Begault.
Ignite Series 002: Nnenna Stella
Talking identity and balancing life vs. hustle with Nnenna Stella of The Wrap Life.Read