Exploring the science and mythology of the most recently created land on Earth:
The Secret Life of Lava
There’s no time like the present to show the world that Americans aren’t all shmucks.
Travel in the Age of Trump
Plastic car and spaceship models were a huge part of my adolescence—it was very cool to see who puts them together.
Part & Recreation: The Hidden World of Plastic Models
From Pryor, OK to Oakland, CA in a tiny, open-cockpit AirCam. One of my wildest trips ever.
A View That Puts Window Seats to Shame
Nepal’s physical and spiritual recovery, six months after the awful April 2015 earthquake.
Nepal: We Shall Rise Again
Crossing no man’s land to visit the most photographed geographic feature on Earth—
Arizona’s Remote, Gorgeous Wave
Getting an education from the amazing Bobby Seale, at the Oakland Museum of California.
The Black Panthers at 50
How a 10-year-old Sherpa girl in an earthquake refugee camp blew my mind.
A Story of Rebirth in Nepal
Nepal’s tragic earthquake had a silver lining: Amid the rebuilding, traditional arts flourished.
Artistic Revival in the Wake of Nepal’s Massive Quake
A tale about how Seacology worked to save the golden-maned langurs of Vietnam’s Cat Ba Island.
A first trip to Israel is always an awakening, for better and worse.
Sabbath in Jerusalem