Bonnie Tsui

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A Search for the Brands of Beer Most Likely to Land You in the E.R.

Four malt liquors accounted for nearly half of all alcohol-related emergency-room patients in Baltimore.

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The Rust Belt Neighborhood in the Middle of Philadelphia

Meet the people transforming post-industrial Fishtown into a haven for artists and writers.

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The Wake-Up Call in China's 'Visit Your Parents' Law

My father is 67-years-old, and lives in the sprawling outskirts of Guangzhou. I last saw him a year ago.

Mark Byrnes

No, You're a 'Carpet Knight'!

The best old-timey insults from a new collection of long lost phrases.

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Streaming Fake Ambient Coffee Shop Noise Is Big in Seoul

Coffitivity lets you listen to the supposedly creativity-boosting buzz of the local coffee haunt in your home or office.

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Where You Live Actually Changes the Noises You Make

The science of why certain languages sound the way they do.

Makani Power

Let's Go Fly a Wind Turbine

Meet Google's new kite-like apparatus that can capture wind energy where it's most powerful.

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CSAs Aren't Just for Veggies Anymore

A handful of community-supported fisheries are popping up across the country.

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The Lost Art of Luggage Labels

A look back at the miniature pieces of graphic art that once defined travel.

Project Remote

A Scientific Search for the Most Remote Places in the United States

One couple set out to visit the exact spot in each state that's farthest from a city or town.

Weng Fen

How Photographers Are Telling the Story of China's Warp-Speed Urbanization

A new exhibition of contemporary Chinese photography charts the country's phenomenal growth from 2000 to 2012.

Richard Foregger

To the Lighthouse: You Know, the One in San Francisco Hardly Anyone Seems to Know About

Though tens of thousands of people pass by it every day, the East Brother Light Station is remarkably under the radar.

Frederik Herregods

A Hotel That Travels, Too

Guest accommodations that can be installed just about anywhere.

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'Modern Farmer' Magazine Is a Sleeker, Chicer Farmer's Almanac

A new print quarterly and website dedicated to the people and issues around where our food comes from.

See Japan Through the Eyes of the Country's Most Famous Anime Artists

A new online pop-culture travel magazine out of San Francisco's Japantown interviews artists about their favorite spots back home.

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The Smell of Nature Is Almost As Good As the Real Thing, As Far As Our Brains Are Concerned

Hard science is finally backing up centuries of aromatherapy wisdom.

Some Super Charming Illustrated Answers to Urban Mysteries

Why do pigeons bob their heads? Do squirrels know where they hide their nuts? And other questions answered in this new art-meets-science book.

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How to Turn Gang Members Into Ex-Gang Members

What makes some people act heroically and empathetic toward others?

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The Intimacy of Apartment Living, Captured in a Graphic Novel Box Set

Chris Ware chats about his imaginative new work, Building Stories.