October 10, 2014

This one was really fun to write, and a departure from my normal research-heavy pieces. I was surprised when my editor agreed to this piece, but I'm glad he did. It caused me quite of bit of anxiety when the neighbor's cat began clearing the area of squirrels. "The cat...

October 4, 2014

Here I compared sex to a thermostat. Basically, they both work as feedback loops. Of course the parallels aren't perfect (I'm looking at you, overly details obsessed engineer at a cocktail party), but it's a neat way to think about the similarities between human behavi...

March 11, 2014

The human brain is capable of such complexity and such monumental failure. I find this pairing perpetually fascinating. For this piece I got to explore research and speak with the scientists who are working to understand what drives racial bias. People sometimes think...

November 15, 2013

This piece was my first ever feature. Nautilus was a brand new publication and they were willing to take chances on new writers. I had the thrill of having artwork commissioned to accompany this piece, and I still prefer to pitch publications that I know will complemen...

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