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‘Run, Hide, Fight’: The Active-Shooter Training Business Is Booming

Jennifer Ku crouched at the back of the classroom, waiting alongside three students. An alarm had just signaled that an attacker was potentially headed their…

A Gentleman’s Guide to Telling Everyone How You Want to Die

On June 8, 1948, Saskatchewan farmer Cecil George Harris fell off his tractor and became pinned beneath it. Fearing he might not survive, he used…

How Psychedelics Are Helping the Dying Make Peace With the Other Side

There are four major fears people have about dying. First is the process: pain, discomfort, helplessness. Second, the fear of what’s next, if anything; what…

A Gentleman’s Guide to Taking Your Medical Diagnosis Like a Champ

None of this is easy. Just getting tested for a serious medical ailment is scary stuff, then once you do that, there’s the horrible waiting…