Illustrations by Julieta Cárdenas

15 illustrations found.

Cut Losses

designing memory in Norway

Arts, Apr 11 2014

by Gabrielle Hick

Memorials are mnemonic devices: built in order not to forget things lost, people loved. Memorials, however, frequently have a political function. …

Sharing for Money

An interview with technology writer Tom Slee

Science & Technology, Feb 14 2014

by Houston Davidson

Technology lingo rings hopeful. Recently, a Silicon Valley-endorsed candidate for national office promised to bring about “Government 2.0” and claimed to …

The Orgasmic Farm

in conversation with Bioerotics pioneer Terry Dieffenbach

Literary, Nov 26 2013

by Greg Nissan

Last week I met Terry Dieffenbach at Dae Lim’s, a small organic Korean pancakery in Southern New England. In his acryllic-stained …

Still Spying

News, Nov 02 2013

by Joe de Jonge, Alex Sammon & Meghan Sullivan

EDWARD SNOWDEN IS A RELATIVELY FREE MAN. Four months into his year-long Russian asylum, he has managed to fly under the …

Accidentally On Purpose

ew, cooties

Arts, Oct 13 2013

by Julieta Cárdenas

FEAR COMES FROM THE UNKNOWN, the hidden or the invisible. It’s all in your head, but cooties feel so real. For …

Cover to Cover

Hipgnosis & the fate of album art

Arts, Oct 03 2013

by Maya Sorabjee

AN INFLATED PIG FLIES OVER a disused power station; two men shake hands, one with a burning arm; a fleet of …

Soft Skulls, Cold Hearts

The Evolution of Head Protection in the NHL

Metabolics, Oct 03 2013

by Madeline Coburn

THE PUCK IS DROPPED at the faceoff and won back to Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen. He fires a low slap …

Sweet, Sweet Sorrow

Science & Technology, Sep 19 2013

by Golnoosh Mahdavi

IN FRANCE, THE GUILLOTINE was unpopular at first. The slick blade didn’t give spectators enough time to see much of anything. …

Paradise Sinking

sea change in the Maldives

News, May 02 2012

by Muhammad Saigol

The Maldives is best known as an island paradise, a fact that belies the turbulent environmental and political changes that are …

Psychedelic (Part II)

Features, Apr 10 2012

by Emily Gogolak & Ellora Vilkin

I COULD QUIT WHENEVER I WANT Looks like one good trip really could change your life: according to a meta-analysis published …


Features, Apr 10 2012

by By Andrew Lee

There are tales of people taking psychedelic drugs and jumping out of buildings, going permanently insane, or accidentally overdosing. There are …


Arts, Apr 10 2012

by By Drew Dickerson

In his cheekily-titled “Why Experimental Fiction Threatens to Destroy Publishing, Jonathan Franzen, and Life As We Know It: A Correction,” published …

Exceptionally Invasive

Cow bladder in the gallery

Arts & Culture, Feb 26 2012

by Rachel Kay

From a distance, Atrabiliarios looks flat, a blur of five rectangles on the far gallery wall of Boston’s Institute of Contemporary …

A Central Falls Steward

Bodega life during bankruptcy in Central Falls

Metro, Dec 08 2011

by Malcolm Burnley

When Hurricane Irene touched down in Central Falls, RI, last summer, it snapped sunflower stalks and made sand whirls of street …