Feature Archive

1-Dec-2016

Three days after Typhoon Haiyan smashed into the Philippines in November 2013, Derek Locke was tramping among the sinews of uprooted palm trees, downed power lines, and fragments of homes shattered by one of the region’s deadliest disasters. As he... Read more

1-Dec-2016

To capture the depth of my incompetence as a decision-maker, it is perhaps best to revisit the September evening that came to be known around our house as “Steve’s Netflix Nightmare.”

My wife, Erin, had taken our three young kids to visit h... Read more

1-Dec-2016

The water, steel gray, muscled with hidden current, surges by in a steady itinerant push, making a sound like bacon lightly frying, or faint applause. Blue-black against the afternoon sky, the snowy peaks of the Cascades overlook the river’s basin... Read more

1-Dec-2016

Awhile back, I got a call on my landline phone from a pleasant-sounding fellow who claimed to be from Microsoft. He said that a problem with my computer had been detected over the internet and it was urgent that I let him fix it.

“Thanks, t... Read more

1-Dec-2016

What did you throw away today? Have you thought about it since? Annie Leonard has. Leonard spent more than a decade thinking about your trash and following it around the world. She has toured landfills and testified to the U.S. Congress regarding... Read more

1-Dec-2016

He doesn’t leap tall buildings, nor does he scale them with spider webs or respond to bat signals. What he does is far more challenging. He fights bullies, and he does it with a special superpower: kindness.

Nicholas Domingo, 25, of the Rot... Read more

1-Dec-2016

We spent months conceiving our baby. Exciting work, but scary, too, especially when our inkjets dried up.

We were writing a movie together. But I thought of it as our baby, something we dreamed up together, labored over, primped and fussed... Read more

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