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The Power of the Scribe

By Bryce T. Bauer

Spiritual faith has long been shaped by the lettering on a religion’s sacred texts. This is particularly the case with Judaism, so we visited...

The Bug Whisperer

By Kristin Ohlson

Mark Sturges doesn’t advertise — clients have to find him by word of mouth, but find him they do. He’s become a master of an agricultural art as...

The Bonsai Kid

By Nancy Lebrun

A young Oregonian believes that he can create a uniquely American form of the Japanese bonsai tree. And he is literally betting the farm on the...

When Indigenous Women Win

By Andrew Sullivan

In the mountains of Michoacán, Mexico, a band of determined indigenous women led the overthrow of a criminal cartel. Their victory revived the...

The Jewelry Archaeologist

By Alison Main

Through years of painstaking, often combative detective work, Hugo Kohl rescued an era of early American jewelry manufacturing technology that...

How Far Can Beer Science Go?

By Grace Rubenstein

Where else would you expect to find a band of techno-scientific, craft beer geeks, except on the industrial side of San Francisco, ground zero...

The Watchman of Lausanne

By Michael Cervin

For more than six centuries, a lone figure—part guard, part human angel—has circled the bell tower every night in the Cathedral of Lausanne,...

The Art of the Joke

By David Munro

When you watch masterful stand-up comics perform, they seem just naturally hilarious. Don’t kid yourself. This is hard work—a craft like making...

The Architecture of Trust

By Michael Erard

A quick glance at today’s hyperventilated political climate delivers an unmistakable message: We don’t know how to talk with each other anymore....

The Drought Fighter

By Todd Oppenheimer

Could a small, controversial farmer in Northern California have found the most effective way to grow food in a warming world? With gross income...

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