On the troubled, legendary Deschutes River fly-fishing guide.
Thursday, August 22
Wednesday, August 21
“In the computer age, it is not hard to imagine how a computing machine might construct, store and spit out the information that ‘I am alive, I am a person, I have memories, the wind is cold, the grass is green,’ and so on. But how does a brain become aware of those propositions? ”
Monday, August 19
On the slaughter of songbirds migrating across the Mediterranean.
Friday, August 16
“Joe’s hand began to tingle, and he called the group together. The toxins would leave his system in 48 hours, he said. He’d be conscious the whole time.”
Friday, August 9
“You know a storm is going to be bad, people in Oklahoma will tell you, when Gary England removes his jacket.” A profile of a meteorologist who has worked Tornado Alley for more than 40 years.
Sunday, August 4
“It’s just beyond our experience—we have nothing in our evolutionary history that prepares us or primes us, no intellectual architecture, to try and grasp the remoteness of those odds.”
Thursday, August 1
Wednesday, July 31
Saturday, July 27
Inside the women’s ward at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center.
Friday, July 26
The long road to a potential breakthrough.
Monday, July 22
Why some innovations spread quick while others take decades to catch hold.
Sunday, July 21
On paleopathologist Gino Fornaciari and his investigations into murders from centuries past.