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Public Service

P-Mag Wants to Know All Your Secrets

Friend of Persephone Magazine and real-life Internet maven Kathryn has voluntarily put together an official demographics and interests survey for us to answer, and volunteered to pull all the results together for us. Yay! No more Selena + Google Docs interpretations of a survey, we’re getting the real thing. 

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Travel

Scotland: A Crash Course

Burns Night has not long been upon us and so I thought a little introduction to Scotland might be enjoyed. By little introduction, I mean lots of little introductions to some of the things that make Scotland what it is. Uh, by the way, I’m Scottish, in case that wasn’t already evident, and I live […]

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Science

The How and Who Behind Heroin Use

Last week, I was reading celebrity gossip, as is my wont, and I came across a blind item dealing with drug abuse and addiction. The topic sparked some interest (doesn’t the taboo always, though?) and off I was to Google the whole thing. As it turns out, it’s surprisingly hard to get unbiased information about […]

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Public Service

Reader Survey Results

Raise your hand if you love data! I love that Persephone is a place where I know I’m not the only person completely enchanted by facts and numbers.   Before we get into the gory details, I’d like to thank each and every one of you who took the time to participate, and tell you that […]

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Public Service

STICKY: First Annual Persephone Reader’s Poll

We want to know who you are, so we can make sure our content (and future advertisers, full disclosure) continues to be what you want to read, and also because we’re terribly curious.  If you can kindly take a moment to fill in some ticky boxes after the cut, we’d be ever so grateful. 

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Perspectives

On Being Mixed: The Other’s Other

“What are you?” If I had a penny for every time I’ve heard that question, I could pay off my student loans. What I am is mixed race, multi-ethnic, a hapa, whatever you want to call it ““ equal parts Japanese, Italian, Norwegian, and English. Some of my family members came to America seventeen generations […]