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Arctic Man: Wild rides and crazed nights at America's most extreme ski race

It's April in Alaska so the traffic on the Glenn Highway can't be blamed on either winter snow or summer tourists. The line of yellowing motorhomes, bulbous camper trailers, jacked-up pickups and…
LENGTH: 29 minutes (7362 words)

Hunting white elephants in Manaus

The Arena da Amazônia sits on an elevated concrete plateau, overlooking a vista of car salesrooms, industrial warehouses and idle cement mixers parked in tidy rows. On World Cup gamedays, the…
LENGTH: 14 minutes (3571 words)
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Men's Style, Travel, Fitness and Gear

On a hazy, hundred-degree morning three summers ago, during the most difficult time in his life, Cesar Millan drove his silver John Deere Gator high up on a ridge that looks out over his Dog…
PUBLISHED: Feb. 7, 2013
LENGTH: 23 minutes (5825 words)

Whatcha doin’ here, white boy?: How one year at a black college shaped a coach’s life forever

Waiting for competition to resume at a regional track meet in Churubusco, Ind., last spring, the 15-year-old didn’t look much different from other teenagers on coach James Reed’s North…
LENGTH: 26 minutes (6528 words)

The importance of being Francesa: The man behind the mike

The clip, all of 1 minute 23 seconds in duration, spread across the Internet with the speed and precision of a missile strike. In the 10 weeks after it was first posted on YouTube, it received…
LENGTH: 29 minutes (7358 words)

Once a Yankee fan

In 1949 I was 8 years old when Aunt Josephine got the first television set in our Italian family. Her husband, Uncle Ken, was a judge. My father was a gambler. But still, we had a house in the…
LENGTH: 15 minutes (3907 words)

Catch Me If You Can

Robert with his grandmother Norma Jean Williams in Virginia    Photographer: Susan Worsham A BALL OF FIRE with twinkling blue eyes, Robert Arthur Wood Jr. is a four-foot-six, 70-pound…
AUTHOR:Dean King
PUBLISHED: Aug. 1, 2012
LENGTH: 28 minutes (7144 words)

The Vanishing

What happened to these women?    Photographer: Joe Baran FOR GENERATIONS, the young people of Vanderhoof, British Columbia, have raced through the night down Blackwater Road, their…
AUTHOR:Bob Friel
PUBLISHED: July 1, 2012
LENGTH: 18 minutes (4748 words)

A Good Man is Hard to Find

The grandmother didn't want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connections in east Tennes- see and she was seizing at every chance to change Bailey's mind. Bailey was the son she…
LENGTH: 25 minutes (6464 words)