Dan Egol

Dan Egol is a former intern in the Division of Medicine and Science at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.

  • A Brief History of Leprosy

    While we've largely forgotten about the disease here in the United States, where there are an estimated 5,000 people living with it, leprosy affects at least 15 million around the world.

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A Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The beauty of aurora borealis, as seen from America's last frontier

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What Do You Wish You Learned in College?

Ivy League academics reveal their undergrad regrets

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Famous Movies, Reimagined

From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

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What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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