The Mock Funerals Of Santa Marta

Deep in Galicia, devout Spaniards who have cheated death in the past year are paraded around in coffins to give thanks to God and to the miraculous sister of Lazarus.

Why Doctors Are Sick Of Their Profession

American physicians are increasingly unhappy with their once-vaunted profession, and that malaise is bad for their patients.

Acting French

It’s hard to learn a new language. But it’s way harder to learn a new culture.

Inside Dr. Seuss Inc.

Most children’s book franchises fade over time, but Dr. Seuss’s fantastical empire is hatching more sales than ever.

Branding Guyana

Guyana is a place, unlike Aruba or Jamaica, not on anyone’s list of dream destinations. A few months earlier, I’d gotten an email asking if I wanted to visit. The note was from a company contracting development work from USAID. One of its projects was to rebrand the tiny, corrupt nation and promote ecotourism. I knew the catch.

Understanding Apple’s Mastery Of The Media

An in-depth look at the techniques Apple has used to quietly manipulate its coverage over the years.

Seven Days And Nights In The World's Largest, Rowdiest Retirement Community

Boasting 100,000 residents over the age of 55, The Villages may be the fastest growing city in America. It’s a notorious boomtown for boomers who want to spend their golden years with access to 11 a.m. happy hours, thousands of activities, and no-strings-attached sex, all lorded over by one elusive billionaire.

Hollywood's New Hit Factory

With summer TV ratings falling, the domestic movie box office down sharply, and upfront sales of TV advertising surprisingly weak, a slew of mergers, acquisitions, and investment has shaken the YouTube cosmos. Big media companies, which a few years ago were furiously filing copyright lawsuits against YouTube, are jostling for a piece of the action.

Losing Ground

Scientists say one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history — the rapid land loss occurring in the Mississippi Delta — is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion.

The Right Thing To Do Vs. The State Of Florida

Thirteen years after Devaughn Darling’s death at FSU, a family still waits.

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