Introducing the Urban Super-Raccoon — Nimble, Quick and Getting Smarter Every DayPhoto by Triker-Sticks

Introducing the Urban Super-Raccoon — Nimble, Quick and Getting Smarter Every Day

Originally Published: Slate • September 30, 2016

Late this summer, a raccoon kept entering my mom’s house through her cat door. This particular creature was savvy, dexterous, and driven, a kind of super-raccoon combining all the strengths of its species with none of the reticence of its country brethren.

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Why Mind Wandering Can Be So Miserable, According to Happiness Experts (SmithsonianMag.com)Photo by Dean McCoy

Why Mind Wandering Can Be So Miserable, According to Happiness Experts (SmithsonianMag.com)

Originally Published: SmithsonianMag.com • February 24, 2017

For you, it could be the drive home on the freeway in stop-and-go traffic, a run without headphones or the time it takes to brush your teeth. Read more...