- Outside Magazine - Will Bostwick
In 1846, Henry David Thoreau ascended Maine’s Mount Katahdin and shouted, in a fit of exuberance, “Who are we? Where are we?” Author Donovan Hohn, in his new collection of essays, The Inner Coast, writes
It is not an exaggeration that ancient art reached a high point in Classical Greece. The Greek Classical period lasted from the Ionian revolt (500 BCE) to the death of Alexander the Great (323 BCE). At that point in history, the Greek world was divided into roughly 2.000 city-states; most with their unique coin production and imagery.
- The Atlantic - Megan Garber
In the summer of 1945, for 17 days, the newspaper deliverers of New York City went on strike. As hundreds of thousands of city residents found themselves temporarily deprived of their daily papers, the