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Inside the Lab That's Quantifying Happiness

At the University of Vermont, mathematicians in the Computational Story Lab are reading your tweets and learning a lot about our collective well-being

Rowan Jacobsen
Aug 11, 2017

The 10 Most Endangered Rivers of 2015

You’ll recognize at least a few of the names on American Rivers’ annual Endangered Rivers list—but what will you do to ensure they remain pristine?

Apr 7, 2015

The Spy Who Scammed Us?

Jamie Smith says he was recruited into the CIA as an undergraduate at Ole Miss, cofounded Blackwater, and has done clandestine intelligence work all over the world, operating out of a counterterrorism boot camp in the woods of north Mississippi. Plenty of people believed him, including the Air Force (which paid him $7 million to train personnel) and William Mor

Michael Fechter and Ace Atkins
Oct 10, 2014

An Odyssey Into America's Dog Obsession

One man and his canine pal cover 13,000 miles in 32 states to discover just how strong our relationship is with man's best friend.

Hannah Weinberger
Aug 11, 2014

No Shirt, No Shoes—No Problem

We've got your all-access pass to summer: 21 DIY and outfitted adventures guaranteed to recharge for less than $500*. Just pick one—or five—and leave your lawnmower behind. *Transportation not included

Ryan Krogh, Benjamin Percy, Will Palmer, Rowan Jacobsen, Abe Streep, Kate Siber, Alicia Carr Troxell, and Whitney Spivey
May 2, 2011