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  • In the path of the jaguar
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    In the path of the jaguar

    A rare case of hope for an apex predator

    By Jenna Gersie

    Connor and I walk with a guide and other tourists down a canopied rainforest path, beside a slow river, to the Actun Tunichil Muknal cave in Belize, a famous site of Mayan artifacts, including sacrificial human remains. But we’re also hoping to see a different kind...

  • My ayahuasca adventure

    My ayahuasca adventure

    An exercise in meeting fear

    By Cody Rounds

    In March I found myself alone in Iquitos, a city nestled in the...

    • Dec 31, 2018 12:30 pm
  • A month on my feet

    A month on my feet

    A pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago

    By Jacob Straus

    On April 11 I set off to walk across Spain. Over the next...

    • Aug 30, 2018 02:22 pm
  • The dark, quirky castle on the Hudson

    The dark, quirky castle on the Hudson

    The castle on Bannerman Island is a strong contender for weirdest landmark on the Hudson River. You may have caught a glimpse...

    • Jul 1, 2018 12:00 pm
  • A dispatch from the winding road

    A dispatch from the winding road

    Last September, we ran a story about newlyweds Ricky and Megan McAndress, who had just hit the road in their Airstream Argosy. It...

    • May 11, 2018 03:20 pm
  • Night school

    Night school



    Night school

    By Ken Mitchell



    Ah Sun-flower! weary of time,

    Who countest the steps...

    • Mar 1, 2018 02:52 pm
  • Taking pause

    Taking pause

    The first couple decades, you grow up. The next couple, you raise your kids. Then you can pursue a journey all your own.

    • Jan 5, 2018 02:57 pm
  • In an old keg, turning plastic into diesel

    In an old keg, turning plastic into diesel

    Sibley Dickinson and Jenna Gersie

    A Gen Z solution to our pernicious habit

    Before they have showered for...

    • Nov 1, 2017 04:00 pm
  • A floating provocation

    A floating provocation

    The farm on a barge in the South Bronx

    By Becca Tucker

    The traffic on the BQE exit ramp feels like it might...

    • Sep 5, 2017 01:31 pm
  • Enough tears

    Enough tears

    How about a giant climate celebration?

    By Heather Ingram

    I arrive a few minutes early for our interview to...

    • Jun 27, 2017 12:11 pm
  • ‘I have no idea what’s in there’

    ‘I have no idea what’s in there’

    Kids who buried a time capsule 50 years ago will unearth it

    By Becca Tucker

    Paul Myrow digs things up for a...

    • May 1, 2017 05:00 pm
  • Feed me: On hospitality abroad

    Feed me: On hospitality abroad



    Last summer, I flew to India for one week. Four days in Mumbai and three in Chennai,...

    • Feb 24, 2017 02:48 pm
  • Another Yankee in Canada

    Another Yankee in Canada



    In July, 2015, I rode my motorcycle to Ottawa to see The Tragically Hip perform at...

    • Jan 4, 2017 11:55 am
  • This blind man chops his own firewood

    This blind man chops his own firewood

    I heard them quite a few times before I figured out who they were. It was always the same time of day, the same relative to the...

    • Nov 1, 2016 12:00 pm
  • Sculpted beach bods

    Sculpted beach bods

    Yes, we’d known it would be hot. Still, it was a shock. Had it gotten worse? No, I...

    • Aug 30, 2016 04:22 pm
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