If one wants to survive a hostile world, one must adapt by Chris Talbot- Heindl

While I’ve not seen it personally, I have heard it said that Alaskan Wood Frogs survive winter by allowing their body to become two-thirds ice cube. Some fish in Antarctica have developed a method of creating antifreeze that bind to ice crystals that form in their blood. The non-flatteringly named Hagfish release a gooey slime…

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Tiger Stripes by Taylor Byas

Content Warning: Mentions of Eating Disorders and Abusive Relationships While scrolling through Instagram, I come across a picture of a woman’s stomach, glitter painted over her stretchmarks in different colors. The caption reads, Love yourself. At first glance, it looks like colorful trees sprouting from the elastic band of her leggings. Inspired, I put down…

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