How It Feels to Run a Marathon in the Shadow of ISIS
"Especially when you wear that USA jersey, you’re a target."
New York City Marathon
NYC Marathon Favorite Kellyn Taylor is Also Training to be a Firefighter
Fewer than five percent of firefighters in the U.S. are women. Even fewer than that are elite long distance runners.
Oregon Ducks Fans are Tailgating In the Parking Lot of a Youth Jail
The University of Oregon has spent a decade as a college football powerhouse behind huge donations from Nike founder Phil Knight. Their stadium is directly across the street from a juvenile detention center.
The Restless Youth Issue
Breaking the Cycle That Keeps Girls Out of School Monthly
High school senior Maya Penn is working to get sanitary products to women and girls in developing countries.
The Father of Cryonics Never Really Died
Robert Ettinger 'died' in 2011 and was preserved according to his beliefs, but his work and message live on with his followers.
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE
Is Paying $80,000 to Freeze Your Head Worth Seeing What the Future Will Be?
Floating in a tank of liquid nitrogen, unable to control our destiny, is very unappealing. But it's much more appealing than being nibbled on by worms and bacteria.
Community Colleges, the Overlooked Rio Olympics Pipeline
Millions of Americans enroll in community colleges each year, and among them are high-level athletes just waiting for a chance to prove themselves. Forty-four will get a chance at the Rio Games.
Can Athletes Ever Really Come Back from Doping Bans?
The return of sprinters like Justin Gatlin, LaShawn Merritt, and Tyson Gay to the Olympics raises the question, once more, of whether an athlete who has been caught doping can ever be truly clean again.
Cash-Strapped Track and Field Athletes Still Fighting to Unionize
Professional track athletes like Adam Nelson and Nick Symmonds want to protect athletes' rights during the Olympics.
From Delivery Room to Olympic Trials in Four Months Flat
Runner Sarah Brown would be the first to admit she was cutting it close in the race from delivery date to trying to make an Olympic team.
Eat, Pray, Pollute: The Unintended Consequences of Yoga Tourism in Its Sacred Hometown
As more tourists than ever make their way to Rishikesh in search of physical and spiritual cleanliness, pollution in and along the Ganges has never been worse.
India’s Yoga Mecca and Popular Digital Detox Retreat Now Has Wi-Fi
And a smartphone app, Facebook page, and hashtag.