Dan Snyder

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Mobile App Analyzes A Drink Menu For You

Drink beer and wine fully informed<p>A good drink is an important part of a good dining experience, be it a pint of your local microbrew or a glass of pinot noir. While some of us may fancy ourselves as beer or wine connoisseurs, the average customer might not be able to tell ale from pale ale, pinot …

Death From Above: How American Drone Strikes Are Devastating Yemen

The people of Yemen can hear destruction before it arrives. In cities, towns and villages across this country, which hangs off the southern end of …

The Sudden Rise of a Global Atheist Church

Founded by comedians.<p><b>Wearing a navy suit and a striped Oxford,</b> his long red hair and full beard casting him as a hipster messiah, Sanderson Jones paces the carpeted basement floor of the Elephant & Castle bar in San Francisco. The crowd has begun filling the low-ceilinged room, and Jones—a gaunt, …

The End Of Anonymity

Technology that matches faces to names can already single out criminals. What happens when it can identify anyone?<p><i>Click here to see how a useless photo turns into an identifiable face.</i><p>Detective Jim McClelland clicks a button and the grainy close-up of a suspect—bearded, expressionless, and looking …

Permanently Temporary

One morning this October, I listened as the roar of a Ford Econoline 15-person van shattered the predawn silence of Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, the largest Mexican community in the Midwest. I had come there at an ungodly hour to witness the...<p><i>A worker waits to be picked up in Chicago’s</i> …

The Devil on Paradise Road

Thirteen miles of two-lane blacktop connect the fir-and-cedar forests of Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park’s ranger headquarters, to Paradise, the mountain’s 5,400-foot subalpine playground. Technically, it’s a section of Washington’s State Route 706, but locals know it as the Paradise road. …

My Son and the Bear

It was just coming light on an early spring morning when my ten-year-old son James and I set out to find Butch Cassidy’s cabin up the East Fork of the Wind River in Wyoming. When Butch owned a ranch in nearby Dubois, he built the hideout in Alkali Basin, a high valley in the mountains above our own …

Earthships: The Post-Apocalyptic Housing of Tomorrow, Today

Concern over environmental devastation in the early 70’s led Michael Reynolds to begin constructing the sustainable homes called "Earthships" out of scavenged materials such as cans, bottles, and tires packed with dirt in Tres Piedras, New Mexico...<p>If civilization collapsed tomorrow, the old motto …

Chernobyl, My Primeval, Teeming, Irradiated Eden

The wild boar is standing 30 or 40 yards away, at the bottom of a grassy bank, staring right at me. Even from this distance I can see its outrageously long snout, its giant pointed ears, and the spiny bristles along its back. It looks part porcupine, a number of shades of ocher and gray. And it's …

Bill Murray: The ESQ+A

The actor talks about inaccessibility and freedom, commitment and fatherhood. And Wes Anderson. And citrus fruit.<p><i>Published in the June/July 2012 issue</i><p><i>Friday, early evening in the basement of Murray's house in Charleston, South Carolina. Raab got into town around noon.</i><p><b>SCOTT RAAB:</b> Your name came up …

The Man Who Killed Osama bin Laden... Is Screwed

For the first time, the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden tells his story — speaking not just about the raid and the three shots that changed history, but about the personal aftermath for himself and his family. And the startling failure of the United States government to help its most …