“The US military was anticipating an attack and personnel had taken cover. Iran can claim it took revenge. Feels more like an escalation to deescalate.”
A Ukrainian airliner leaving Tehran crashes shortly after take-off, killing 176 people on board.
Some thoughts from one of 43’s lawyers on 45’s legal justifications for attacking Iran.
Geraldine Brooks: Let’s remember the downing of Iran Air 655, and the blood on our hands, too.
American foreign policy tends toward four worldviews: Hamiltonian, Wilsonian, Jacksonian, and Jeffersonian. Trump’s Iran policy shows the limits of Jacksonianism.
Massive reporting—and lots of interesting interactive design—uncovers a botched US military raid in Afghanistan that killed nearly 60 children.
From a game theory perspective, Trump's talk of cultural sites was a weak move, "but silence never has been Trump’s strong suit."
Spiritual guru Marianne Williamson is still a serious candidate for president—for people who meditate in southeastern Iowa.
“No one could name what had happened to us.” Now trending: Seeing Cats while stoned or tripping.
Australia’s government is sticking to a position that there’s no link between the climate crisis and the country’s devastating bushfires.
A startup near Tel Aviv has found a way to make sugar more effective—not artificial, but higher-potency.
"Go first to the rack by the fitting room." Tips on how to thrift in January, apparently prime season for visiting Goodwill.
A short film pays tribute to Ernest Whiteley & Co. Ladies Outfitters in Bridlington, Yorkshire, a shop that “ has hardly changed since it first opened its doors in 1901.”
See also: The faded beauty of Britain's vintage laundrettes.
Some of the world's prettiest architecture is being built for scientists in Antarctica.
One way to look back on the last decade: as a remarkable period in automobile design history, led by Tesla.
"What if Toulouse-Lautrec was an EVA fan?" and other works by Caitlyn Cold.
Related: The high highs and low lows of dating a much younger person.