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A Brief Excursion into Skiing's Cyborg Future

Last winter, when the robotics firm Roam released its latest version of Elevate, a revolutionary exoskeleton promising to boost skiing performance, our writer knew he had to give it a test drive. His analysis: the company's debut product is fun yet flawed—but its vision of a tech-assisted sports future will still blow your mind.

Nick Heil
Dec 16, 2020

Tim Cook on Health and Fitness

Apple's CEO says technology can help us lead healthier, more balanced lives—but we also need to learn how to ignore our screens

Dec 9, 2020

How This Online Community Changed Birding Forever

Over the past two decades, eBird has become the go-to online platform for scientists and hobbyists alike to upload and share bird observations. But it has also transformed the process and etiquette of birding.

Jessie Williamson
Dec 4, 2020