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The Legend of Baltimore Jack

When Baltimore Jack died near Franklin, North Carolina, the news shook the Appalachian Trail community. Jack had left behind the real world to live on the AT, thru-hiking it seven times and helping countless others to reach their goals. To some, his choice to live off the grid was irresponsible. Others celebrated that he'd managed to break the shackles of convention. A look back on the life of an AT antihero.

Dan Koeppel
Sep 5, 2019

What Awe in Nature Does for Us

New research suggests that the emotion has a singular ability to lower stress and improve our overall well-being. So how do we get more of it?

Jul 23, 2019