The most surprising question you can ask on a tribal hunt in the Amazon jungle
November 22, 2017, 2:02 p.m. by Ilana Strauss
I briefly lived with hunter-gatherers in the rainforest, where a couple visiting tourists did something very unexpected.
How one volunteer built one of Facebook's biggest environmental pages
August 13, 2017, 4:22 p.m. by Ilana Strauss
A woman decided to volunteer at a small animal refuge in rural Minnesota, and the results were pretty amazing.
How a tribe of hunter-gatherers helped me put death into perspective
June 19, 2017, 2:29 p.m. by Ilana Strauss
It's not natural to hide death.
Why we should plant food forests instead of gardens
June 14, 2017, 9:33 a.m. by Ilana Strauss
In Tel Aviv, locals are turning edible plants into self-regulating ecological forests that require less upkeep than gardens.
One company is on a mission to turn apartment complexes into communities
June 5, 2017, 9:22 a.m. by Ilana Strauss
Apartments aren't just walls or rooms; they're a chance to connect.
Why I spent my vacation living with hunter-gatherers in the rainforest
March 24, 2017, 1:42 p.m. by Ilana Strauss
A Brooklynite goes from the urban jungle to the Amazon jungle.
This is why male black widow spiders prefer younger women
September 23, 2016, 3:41 p.m. by Ilana Strauss
Researchers watched a lot of spider sex to discover this secret.
One woman met a stray dog — and changed everything for a forgotten breed
5 homemade lip scrub recipes
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
12 human foods dogs can eat and 5 they shouldn't
The first image of a black hole is almost ready
11 things humans do that dogs hate