Nature & Environment

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Creature of the Deep

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It’s been around since the dinosaurs, but it may now be close to extinction. What can we do to save the amazing sturgeon? My first …

Walking With Wordsworth: Visiting England’s Lake District

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“A WILD SCENE OF CRAG AND MOUNTAIN,” THE ROUGHLY THOUSAND SQUARE MILES THAT COMPRISE ENGLAND’S LAKE DISTRICT INSPIRED THE IDEALS OF THE ROMANTIC ERA AND …

Transylvania: Welcome to the Future

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A dictator wanted to raze it with bulldozers. Investors wanted to turn it into a theme park called Draculaland. In a forgotten pocket of Central …

Science, Technology & Medicine

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Self-Nonmedication

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Seven years ago, not long after my father died, with my editing job lost, my finances frail, my 26-year marriage failing, a child in college …

Megadeath in Mexico

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Epidemics followed the Spanish arrival in the New World, but the worst killer may have been a shadowy native—a killer that could still be out …

Rogue Waves

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the physics of pure hell at sea by bruce stutz Alfred Osborne’s style is not to do one thing at a time. At the moment …

Travel

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Canada Day in Ottawa-Gatineau

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MY FIRST CANADA DAY! Bonjour! Bonne fête du Canada! Please pardon my French, for I’m from New York City, where we pretend to all speak …

Lisbon Lights Up

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Europe’s cradle of discoverers, where the days last all night long, emerges as a city to be discovered. Bruce Stutz finds global style energizing an …

Endless Summer

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There are more ways to have fun in the Keys than there are Keys. Biking, diving, and kayaking, Bruce Stutz joins the playful land and …