• Is it OK to ask me, 'What are you?'
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    Jessica Hoppe

    Is it OK to ask me, 'What are you?'

    The problem with this is that it creates separation between us. You've reminded me that you noticed we're different, which is never a good feeling.

  • The history behind your favourite prints
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    Simone Olivero

    The history behind your favourite prints

    You’ve probably been wearing prints your entire life – remember that polka dot onesie you wore when you were merely days old? Prints are simply a part of wearing clothes. But what you probably didn’t know, is that many of them carry a long and storied history.  Click through the gallery above to see what spots, a popular dance and the Miss America have to do with one another

  • Healing New Orleans: Apothecary Spots in the Creole City
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    Noël Duan

    Healing New Orleans: Apothecary Spots in the Creole City

    New Orleans has always been a site of healing — even before the French Mississippi Company officially founded the Louisiana city in 1718. 1300 years before Europeans colonized the swampy land, the Mississippi culture, a mound-building Native American civilization, thrived in the bayou, using the herbs of the land for healing rituals linked to the cycles of agriculture. After les Français and los Españoles moved in with their European-trained pharmacists and brought in African slaves who had their own medicinal traditions, Louisiana’s apothecary heritage became as creole as its music, cuisine, and language.