“The ethos Attenborough established of working with research scientists, modifying technology, taking time to capture nature, and placing our world in context has grown from amateur naturalists discussing woodpeckers to a technical, creative, and scientific endeavor that’s making programs for the entire world.”
“For more than half a century, the people of Easter Island lived under an oppressive colonial regime. Then a schoolteacher sparked an unlikely revolution.”
“Scientist Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan is pushing the boundaries of what it means to be human.”
For Hemming, as for others of his generation, alpinism was more a crucible than a sport. He told an admiring reporter from Elle after the rescue: ‘The mountain is an initiation which is renewed every year. You go there, you test yourself, you find yourself again. Afterwards, you are more able to accept yourself.’
“Driven by the need for a storied life, I relished the opportunity for endless travel. Is that a moment in time, now over?”
Inside the struggles and heartaches of FEMA’s massive COVID funeral assistance program.
“The clinic staff had put his body in a room with a dirt floor. It was dark and cool for the tropics. Someone made it clear that I was to retrieve any personal items left in his pockets. I walked over to the slab where he was lying. When I touched him, I began to […]
The pieces we didn’t get to — until now.
“Amazon. Etsy. eBay. Lots of companies appeared in David and Ina Steiner’s E-commerce newsletter. Only one tried to take them out.”
“Undeniable evidence of the growing problem first surfaced in video footage of the January 6, 2021 Capitol riots, when alt-right personality Anthime Gionet—better known by the online sobriquet ‘Baked Alaska’—was spotted protesting in a pair of red Pit Vipers. (He was later arrested and is still awaiting trial for violent and disorderly conduct and knowingly […]