The Islamic Republic of Iran is currently going through another, more under-the-radar revolution: Muslim-born ethnic Iranians are converting to Christianity at a pace previously unseen and are facing often life-threatening risks. Read more at the New York Times.
Mark Dimmitt: King of Rare Plants
Meet the obsessive botanist who became king of rare specimens at The Guardian
Breaking the Grip of the Oligarchs
How a tragic twist of fate is fueling a revolt against Armenia’s overweening tycoons. Read more at Foreign Policy.
There’s only one lab equipped to handle crimes against nature. (Just don’t ask the scientists to find Bigfoot.) Read more atMental Floss/March/April 2013 issue.
Cannabis for Elders
Uncovering the perplexing challenges associated with medical marijuana usage for seniors, especially those resided in assisted living facilities. Read more at The Atlantic.