Sometimes, fighting the feeling can be as straightforward as redefining it

A pile of burnt-out matches on a piece of concrete.
“burnt matches” by areta ekarafi/Flickr


A blank white background, with an offset sign on the left reading “less is more.”
“less is more” by hooverine is licensed under CC BY 2.0


A close-up of a microphone, with two blurry listeners in the background.
“Microphone” by daveypea is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0


It only works if you do it out loud

Three versions of the same woman in a green shirt sit together around a wooden table.
Photo: winsmiss via flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


“Cleaning Supplies at the 99¢ only store” by futurowoman is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


An out-of-focused but totally packed weekly schedule
“Busy schedule ;)” by lewro is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0



A jumble of toy kitchen items strewn on a carpet.
“42c — Tiny Messy Kitchen” by TheBrownMike is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0


The next frontier of medicine is based in mRNA

Illustration by Virginia Gabrielli for Elemental


How to dress for a pandemic winter

Illustrations: Sophi Gullbrants

Kate Morgan

Kate is a freelance journalist who’s been published by Popular Science, The New York Times, USA Today, and many more. Read more at bykatemorgan.com.

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