10 months ago | Business
Noon, Saturday, November 14: The Hollywood Broadwalk is choked with people. Vendors hawk beer, shots, and margaritas on the ribbon of pavement along the beach. Couples trip over their flip-flops. Beers slosh in plastic cups. Today is the grand ope...
11 months ago | Business
Tinder has been a game changer for sex-thirsty singles, but it's also changed how the entire world thinks about the dating scene. The smartphone app short-circuits old romantic rituals and slow-paced courtship by using geolocation to instantly bri...
11 months ago | Longform
Dawn has yet to crawl up in the east, but 30-year-old Jason Genova is awake. No alarm need pluck him out of his sleep cycle. The first thought forming in his fuzzy-topped head is the same one that was sitting there when he blacked out seven hours ...
11 months ago | Environmental
Shark programs hit the sweet spot for ocean-side research universities – weighty enough with scientific import to justify the eyeballs of the hardcore scientific community, gnarly enough to reel in the interest of your plain ol' Discovery Chanel f...
1 year ago | Longform
Two hours before her redeye Greyhound was scheduled to snort out of the lot, Valerie Bozeman walked into the bus station in Oakland, California. She was traveling light: $93 in her pocket, a tote bag full of underwear and toothpaste courtesy of th...
1 year ago | Real Estate
Randolph Williams, a stocky African-American accountant, stood outside the rusted gates of Lincoln Memorial Cemetery on an afternoon in 2001, mentally fishing around for memories from nearly five decades back. Try as he might, his past recollectio...