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The Science of Awe
Can psychologists chart what happens when nature blows your mind?
Waiting for Light
A few years from now, 80,000 new Indian households a month could extend their lives beyond sunset.
Black Women Bike
People just lose their minds when they see a black woman on a bicycle. You should see the looks of shock.
Amid a life of sharp transitions, an Iraq War vet finds tranquility in the swing of an ice tool.
Resuscitating the Rainforest
Indonesian doctors show that stethoscopes might be the best defense against chainsaws
Mt. Rainier, Washington
Somewhere above 12,000 feet on Mt. Rainier, the sun pops up between two cloud layers, and early-rising climbers can finally switch off their headlamps.
The Human Run
In Alaska, it's not just the salmon that swim upstream.
The Next Asteroid
Elizabeth Kolbert asks, are humans causing a sixth mass extinction?
Trevor Thomas went blind at age 36. He responded by hiking 18,000 miles. We trekked with him on North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
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