The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Josh Clark

Origins of Art In National Geographic, Chip Walters covers the earliest art discovered to date and traces the earliest inspiration for abstract creativity.

The Skies Belong to Us: How Skyjackers Created an Airline Crisis in the 1970s On Longreads, Brendan I Koerner writes about the origins of skyjackings.

"Saved By The Bell Hooks" Tumblr Exists - Because Who Says Kelly Kapowski And Intersectional Feminist Theory Don't Mix? On Bustle, Kristen Sollee writes about a Tumblr that examines feminist theory through the lens of Saved By The Bell.

I Spent 3 Minutes Inside a -264 Degree Cryotherapy Machine In New York magazine, Jessica Silvester writes about the possible benefits of being briefly frozen.

Microaggression theory The Wikipedia entry for a means of describing unintended bigotry.

The Behavioral Sink We reread this 2011 article in Cabinet by Will Wiles about research into overpopulation that turned up some unnerving behavior among rats.