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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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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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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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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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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