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Nathanael Johnson

Nathanael Johnson


Learning to See the City as a Free, Untapped Grocery Store

Even in urban settings, there's potentially super-nutritious, super-cheap food growing right out of the cracks in the sidewalk. In an excerpt from his book, 'Unseen City,' Nathanael Johnson asks if it's possible to utilize it safely—and deliciously

Nathanael Johnson
Jun 16, 2016

What's to love in 2006? How about 100 of the most newsworthy athletes, products, gadgets, bold ideas, and badass feats? From Lance's remarkable retirement (you try raising $500,000 for charity in one night) to a cell phone that logs your training run (and tells you where to turn) to a 33-item gift guide (check out Oakley's Bluetooth shades), here ar

Nathanael Johnson and Mark Anders
Dec 5, 2006

Two kayakers, five continents, and one biodiesel-burning fire truck

Nathanael Johnson
Jun 14, 2006

There's no substitute for the natural world, but engineers are catching up. Ten years ago, an indoor climbing wall turned heads; now developers are mimicking mountains, rivers, and oceans. As urban centers swell, so do the latest man-made achievements.

Nathanael Johnson
Mar 1, 2006