Table of Contents
March 7, 2012Humanity, creativity, sexism, and a FART MANIFESTO.
March 14, 2012Stuff happened.
March 21, 2012These are the days of our lives.
March 28, 2012Big stuff, and little stuff that is also big stuff.
Here Comes the SunFinally.
A Day at Coney IslandPhotos from an adventure, by Eleanor and her friends.
’Cross the BreezeA photo diary from Olivia, featuring purple hair and giant balloons.
Adventures Close to HomeA slideshow of all the images we used for the site's background this month.
Collaging for BeginnersThis is so easy, it's like harder NOT to do it.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Deep-Sea CreaturesSometimes terrifying, sometimes ridiculous, always CUTE.
A Day at the Museum of Natural HistoryTwo girls taught me everything I know about the migration patterns of panther chameleons.
Girl About TownAn urban-exploration guide.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Outer Space(Also literally the scariest and most beautiful thing ever.)
Living Room Space TravelerHow to make a cardboard-box rocket ship.
Real-People ReviewsWe're starting a new recurring feature wherein we review actual human beings.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: AstrologyIt has never steered me wrong.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: National GeographicIt will make you LOVE the WORLD.
My Top Five Cryptid CrushesWhen Marie pitched a story about cryptozoology, we were like, "OK! What's cryptozoology?"
Let Me InSo, how's the college thing going?
On Taking Yourself SeriouslyIf you were my middle school health teacher, you'll want to read this.
My Own TerabithiaWe weren’t supposed to turn out like the kids in that book.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Carl Sagan’s CosmosHe was my favorite teacher.
Strange TripsDora the Explorer is one of the most bizarre cartoons on TV today.
Somewhere Out ThereMovies and TV shows about exploration of the inner and outer varieties.
Freak Like MeWhat I learned from Lindsay Weir.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Star Trek: TNGIt boldly went where no one had gone before.
The Stuff of DreamsA sci-fi roundup.
Friday Playlist: Outer Space
Friday Playlist: Hanging Out With Alice (in Wonderland)Ten dreamy and whimsical songs.
Theme Song: Sourpatch"Fishin'"
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Fiona AppleShe is EVERYTHING.
Friday Playlist: Sing This All TogetherSpring is coming! Here, have some psychedelic tunes.
Magic Carpet Rider: An Interview With Lizzi BougatsosLaia talks to the leader of her favorite band, Gang Gang Dance, about music, global good vibes, and sports. Eleanor's on hand to take pictures.
Friday Playlist: Walk AboutMusic for treading, striding, meandering, parading, hiking, traversing, pounding, mincing, stepping, moseying, and trundling.
Adventure: The SoundtrackMusic to accompany all your explorations.
Friday Playlist: WanderlustSongs about exploration from members of our staff.
Hot StuffWherein Tavi and Sady chat, electronically, about SESSSSSUALITY.
Choose Your Own AdventureSexual experimentation doesn’t determine anything. It just helps you figure out what you want.
Absolute BeginnersSome of our favorite grown women on the first time they had sex—with a couple of first-kiss stories for good measure.
Thrifting: The Master ClassGod, you’re good at this.
The Monster MashEleanor visits the Meadham Kirchhoff studio once again for a look at the inspiration and process behind their fall 2012 show. This time, with googly eyes! Captions by Edward Meadham.
It's a Book! It's a Bag!Holy smokes, it's a book AND a bag!!!
Secret Style Icon: Scout FinchTree-climbing, marble-shooting clothes for the discerning tomboy.
Dinosaur Jr.An afternoon at the dinosaur park.
How to Give Yourself a Veiny ManicureA totally random experiment.
Galaxy NailsThe universe at your fingertips.
How to Apply Fake LashesOur resident expert shows you how it's done.
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?Taking inspiration from our favorite movies' most intrepid explorers.
As Free As My HairThis is my prayer, I swear.
Go OutsideAn interview with Scott Sternberg and a selection of photos from his new Polaroid-only lookbook, featuring Michelle Williams BEING AMAZING.
DIY Saddle ShoesTurn your old white sneaks into sources of delight.
Secret Style Icon: Little Jodie FosterLong before she was an award-winning actor and director, she was the chicest tomboy you ever did see.
Can’t Stop Won’t StopMagical talismans.
Secret Style Icon: Linda Manz in Days of HeavenTake a page from this panhandle prophetess.
Because You CanSporty, easy, layered looks to meet an early spring.
Exploration for Lazy FolkYou don't even have to get out of your chair to go on a VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY.
Into the WildThese games will take you places. What happens there is up to you.
Damn Girl Ya Look GoodPale skin, pretty dresses, short hair, and scarf-fu.
Just WonderingBetter-than-amateur answers to your totally expert questions.
Ask a Grown Man: Dave HillWhat do people do on dates?!
Just WonderingWe are EXPERTS at handing out advice on subjects we know a medium amount about.
Friend CrushMarch 2012: Gaby and Claudia
Editor's LetterMarch 2012: Exploration
Why Can't I Be You: Heidi BivensOn fashion styling, costume design, and listening to randos.
How to Look Like You Weren’t Just Crying in Less Than Five MinutesSometimes you need it to be a secret that you were just bawling.