Amy Lowell on Legends as a Lens on the Poetic Truth of Our Powers, Limitations, and Endurances – The Marginalian

In 1921, D. H. Lawrence was staggered by a “strange and wonderful” book bursting with “primary, elemental forces, kinetic, dynamic — prismatic, tonic, the great, massive, active inorganic world, elemental, never softened by life, that hard universe of Matter and Force where life is not yet known, come to pass again.” That book was Legends … Read more

8 Best Apps To Find Friends As An Adult In 2022

mbg Spirituality & Relationships Writer By Sarah Regan mbg Spirituality & Relationships Writer Sarah Regan is a Spirituality & Relationships Writer, and a registered yoga instructor. She received her bachelor’s in broadcasting and mass communication from SUNY Oswego, and lives in Buffalo, New York. Image by Mait Pons / Stocksy Our editors have independently chosen … Read more

How a Middle-Aged Victorian Woman Became One of the Great Masters of Scientific Illustration – The Marginalian

“We call it ‘Nature’; only reluctantly admitting ourselves to be ‘Nature’ too,” Denise Levertov wrote in her stunning poem “Sojourns in the Parallel World.” When exactly the split happened is difficult to discern — this crossing-point at which human nature reached its higher potential and downward to its darkest depths at the same time; this … Read more

6 inzichten van een handlezer

Wat zeggen je handen over wie je bent? Handlezer Sandrijn Ekkel deelt zes tests waarmee je zelf aan de slag kunt, om je zo een voorproefje te geven van alle informatie die jouw handen over je kunnen geven. De testjes voer je uit met je rechterhand. Deze geeft informatie over hoe het nú met je … Read more

The 7 Best Hybrid Mattress For Side Sleepers Of 2022

mbg Contributing Writer By Brittany Loggins mbg Contributing Writer Brittany Loggins is a freelance writer covering health, wellness, and all things lifestyle. Image by jamie grill atlas / Stocksy Our editors have independently chosen the products listed on this page. If you purchase something mentioned in this article, we may earn a small commission. June … Read more

Iris Murdoch on the Myth of Closure and the Beautiful, Maddening Blind Spots of Our Self-Knowledge – The Marginalian

In literature, when a storyline involves a victim and a persecutor, we call it a drama. In life, most acts of aggression or complaint (which are two sides of the same coin: the emotional currency of existential malcontentment), most tantrums thrown by otherwise reasonable adults, most blamethirsty fingers pointed at some impartial reality, involve the … Read more

Hematite Crystal: Healing Properties, How To Use + More

What is hematite? Hematite is an iron-based mineral that’s actually chemically the same as common rust, according to crystal expert Yulia Van Doren of goldirocks. It’s originally a rusty-red color and gets its distinctive metallic gray sheen when polished, and is found in Brazil, Canada, England, the US, Venezuela, and more. “Hematite’s name literally means … Read more