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Garrett Miller/Eric Fischer at Mapbox

Mapping the Paths Most Traveled

What we can learn from where people walk, run, and ride their bicycles.

Photos
Alexander Gardner/The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Photographing Peace Treaties and Railroads in the American West

Alexander Gardner, one of the Civil War's most important photographers, tracked the changes sweeping the western United States during the late 1860s.

Videos
Leah Thompson

Inside China's 'Back to the Land' Movement

At the same time China is rapidly urbanizing, a new documentary explores how some former city-dwellers are trying to revitalize the countryside.