Can you help build a pair of glasses that would "auto-contrast" the world for my dad's left eye?
In which we use an experimental magazine project as a model for how to come up with a new way of extracting value from creative work
During the time when I'd normally have written a blog post or two, gone on a long run, and made some tortilla soup, the world had helped us to create several brand new things
Car-sharing companies have worked out systems for dealing with liabilities, but apartment-sharing companies have not
How having access to more and more data about who is reading your stories when and where could help make journalism better
Here's how to make a magazine by the seat of your pants using a suite of mostly free tools the good people of the Internet provide
If you're a loyal follower, you know that every so often we put out something that goes beyond reporting and analysis of the day's news
An investigation into the origins of the laser-etched gravestones that put a face to the name
The Dentzel carousel of Glen Echo Park in Maryland is a gorgeous example of the merry-go-round industry's early 20th century output
A new study looks at which words tend to be used disproportionately by men and women on the short-form messaging service
They heal quickly. They can swim up to 22 miles per hour and hold their breath for 12 minutes. Seriously, what can't dolphins do?
A newsroom is more valuable than the papers it sells. Here's one way to unlock more value.
Analysts tell and are seduced by narrative, by stories that they then translate into the strange language of Excel and spreadsheets
New research published in the journal Medieval History suggests more women sailed on Viking expeditions than previously thought based on bones buried in 9th-century England
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New experiments indicate the LHC will find the elusive Higgs boson soon ... if it exists
In keeping the spirit of Atlantic founder Ralph Waldo Emerson alive, three of our editors try their hand at an age-old tradition
As Internet natives, who communicate by IM in the office anyway, have kids, they'll have a good reason to start working from home
Website homepages are the new A1 and they should be archived that way
Google is scaling back how much it features the crowdsourced reviews site and putting more energy into building out its own service