Broken Pelvises, Collapsed Lungs, and Decades of Winning: Barrel Racing’s Martha Josey Has Seen It All

Panicked and unable to stop, Red Man Bay attempted a jump, but his chest slammed into the steel bars. Josey was catapulted like a rag doll over the top and thrown facedown onto the pavement on the other side.”

Author: Laura Beil
Source: Texas Monthly
Published: Jan 22, 2021
Length: 19 minutes (4,826 words)

Seeding the Ocean: Inside a Michelin-Starred Chef’s Revolutionary Quest to Harvest Rice From the Sea

Can eelgrass — and the innovation of Spanish chef Ángel León — change the way we feed the world?

Source: Time Magazine
Published: Jan 9, 2021
Length: 20 minutes (5,070 words)

Regarding Henry: The 25th Anniversary of Hank Aaron’s 715th Homer

“Decades after he broke Babe Ruth’s record, we have come to understand just how much Hank Aaron needed—no, deserved—our affection.”

Published: Apr 1, 1999
Length: 22 minutes (5,700 words)

The Birdman of the Tower of London and the Missing Ravens

“It’s a very small world, he says, raven-keeping, “and being quirky is part and parcel of it, because it’s so full on”.”

Source: The Independent
Published: Jan 21, 2021
Length: 19 minutes (4,982 words)

The Doctor vs. #MeToo

“How an HIV specialist in Germany is using media law to erase reporting of sexual abuse allegations against him.”

Published: Jan 19, 2021
Length: 25 minutes (6,432 words)

Welcome to Zollywood

“At 24 she’s already conquered the Disney thing—and Marvel. She even won an Emmy for Euphoria. Next up for Zendaya? Figuring out who she really is when the cameras aren’t rolling.”

Source: GQ
Published: Jan 11, 2021
Length: 15 minutes (3,856 words)

The Radio Station and the Fisherfolk

A profile of Sound of the Sea, which helps protect fishers and the ecosystems they rely on.

Source: Hakai Magazine
Published: Jan 12, 2021
Length: 9 minutes (2,400 words)

Screen Memories

“Screenshots are also proof of memory — proof that I was there, online at a moment in time.”

Source: Real Life Mag
Published: Jan 14, 2021
Length: 14 minutes (3,661 words)

I Saw the World on Cruise Ships

“High school didn’t serve up much adventure, so Devin Murphy signed up to do grunt work on expedition ships that sailed to Alaska, Iceland, Antarctica, and other far-flung places. Turned out to be a pretty great idea.”

Source: Outside
Published: Jan 19, 2021
Length: 21 minutes (5,250 words)

After killing his cousin, Clyde Meikle found purpose in prison through service. Now he’s asking to go home.

Incarceration led to a rebirth for Clyde Meikle.

Published: Jan 16, 2021
Length: 20 minutes (5,242 words)