Exploring the Cabinet of Curiosities


"Research is formalized curiosity. it is poking and prying with a purpose. it is a seeking that he who wishes may know the cosmic secrets of the world and they that dwell therein." - Zora Neale Hurston

Lorraine is a Chicago-based freelance journalist whose work covers everything from beehive theft to the history of the Holocaust. She particularly enjoys digging into old archives, traveling to new places, being outdoors (even in bad weather), and learning about anything that sparks her excitement.

Got an interesting story to share? Get in touch at l.boissoneault@gmail.com or reach out on Twitter.

Recent Work


Neanderthals Hunted in Groups

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The Senator Who Stood Up to McCarthy


How the Death of 6,000 Sheep Spurred the American Debate on Chemical Weapons


Colored Pigments Suggest Humans Were Trading 100,000 Years Earlier Than Believed

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What a Walking Fish Can Teach Us About Human Evolution


Jurassic Park and Real-World Science of DNA