Faced with declining returns, hardy Georgia shrimpers hold tight to their traditions of pageantry and prayer. (Photo by Sarah Beth Glicksteen.)
Hint: it’s pronounced fee-CAL-uh-bak-TEER-ee-um
(An ancient sculpture from the Israel Beer Breweries (IBBL) museum in Ashkelon, Israel. Rafael Ben-Ari/Alamy )
The putting-green yard sucks up to 10,000 gallons of water a year. So amateur scientist Jackson Madnick decided to breed a hardy, drought-resistant green grass. (Robert Schlie/Alamy)
Federico Ciccarese turns on the hand, and its white chalky fingers clench into a fist. Then they unclench and the palm is open again. Finally, the index finger and the thumb form a circle, as if holding a small, delicate object.
If you’re a guy and you carry your smartphone in the front pocket of your pants, you may be inadvertently damaging your own very important equipment.
Metaphorically speaking, it’s like having a doctor in your pocket.