Washington Post Magazine
The Reunion: in Tanzania, an American English teacher reconnects with his students
The Fallout: Traveling through the Cold War’s Weapons of Mass Attraction
Spirits in the Material World: In South Dakota, the Lower Brule Sioux promote their culture without cliches and kitsch
The Sky Is Burning: Caught in the Pagami Creek Fire
Bodywork/Moves: Want to prevent injuries? Strengthen your feet
On the Groad: Gravel riding has exploded over the past few years. Frank Bures tries to figure out where it’s going—and if that even matters.
Read It, Watch It, See It for Yourself: Since Kerouac, adventure books and movies have gotten explorers on the road. Frank Bures runs down five recent journey-inspiring hits
Hang Time: At the Monkey Bar Gym, Fitness is Fun Again. Jon Hinds has junked the mirrors and machines in favor of real, functional, full-body fitness
Running Circles around Us: East African Olympians’ Advantage May Be More Than Physical
Review: A First-Rate Madness
Review: Nerve: Poise Under Pressure
Review: Moonwalking with Einstein
Review: How Many Friends Does One Person Need? by Robin Dunbar.
Power Posing: A dominant pose can send hormone levels spiking
A mind dismembered: In search of the magical penis thieves
What It Feels Like…to Survive a Parachute Failure
What It Feels Like…to Be Beaten by a Mob
The Bike That Meant Everything
Ebb and Flow: A ride down the Mississippi River to his high-school reunion helps a cyclist appreciate the hometown he once despised.
Shops We Love: The Angry Catfish
Bam! Nick Frey was a whiz kid and a brainy cycling prodigy. Then he got an idea that blew those dreams away.
501 Pounds: Five years ago, Scott Cutshall was so fat that doctors told him he’d die within six months. Then he looked out his window and saw a man riding a bike
Runner Interrupted: Running took him from Kenya to Alaska, and gave him a shot at a better life. But then Marko Cheseto disappeared during a run one snowy winter night
Finding His Way
Poets & Writers
Writing the Self: Some Thoughts on Words and Woe
Eat, Pray, Write: A Profile of Elizabeth Gilbert
Inner Space: Clearing Some Room for Inspiration
Failure’s Fortune: A Profile of Sam Lipsyte
Home Sweet Home: A Profile of Meghan Daum
Chasing the Whale: A Profile of Junot Diaz
All the Things He Did Not Know: A Profile of Tom Bissell
Choke Hold On the Zeitgeist: Profile of Chuck Palahniuk
Education on the front lines: In Nigeria, a university president takes on Boko Haram.
Culture: Dinner for one
Frankenwords: Catch my meaning?
The Lost Girls of South Sudan and the Rotarian Who Found Them
Beyond Belief: What Happens When What You Know Turns Out to be Wrong?
Minneapolis to Norway: Scandinavian reality-TV program “Alt for Norge”
Next Generation Philanthropy
Hunting for Mushrooms: Foraging 101
Squaring the Curve: Live Well, Die Fast
Raising a Wild Child
Ecotopias Aren’t Just for Hippies Anymore
Access Denied: Broadband service is available worldwide, but it’s beyond most people’s budgets
Fewer Fish to Fry in an Omega-3-Crazed World. (Hope you like Carp!)
Jihad.com: Online is the new frontline