Heather Meader-McCausland grew up in rural Alaska, 100 miles above the Arctic Circle, and in Sonoma County, Calif. She was born to Elaine and Fred Meader, the filmmakers who produced the Alaskan documentary "Year of the Caribou," so nobody was surprised when she picked up a camera. Her photo exhibit ... More >>
Yeah, it's as pristine as that.Even if you keep your Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch wallet guide handy, it can be hard to avoid making the kind of seafood choices that'll someday result in the oceans becoming a lukewarm slurry of algae. Is farmed fish always bad? Shoul ... More >>
Meredith BrodyWe thought that attending the recent conversation between Alain de Botton and Will Hearst at City Arts and Lectures on the occasion of the publication of de Botton's new book The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work would be a night off from our obsession with the pleasures and sorrows of foo ... More >>
When people learn that Pedro Ordenes, 55, has swum to or from Alcatraz 126 times, or that he crossed the Strait of Magellan in 39-degree water, they often joke about his sanity. That's before they hear about his idea to swim the Bering Strait.