The World’s Most Grueling Race Journeys 1,000 Miles Down the Yukon, Smithsonian Magazine

The $1 billion company behind ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ is coming out of the basement, Fast Company

Pit Viper Made the Perfect Sunglasses. Then the Alt-Right Fell in Love With Them, Men’s Health

Inside Vail Resorts’ Growing Logistical Nightmare, Outside

How Rising Sea Levels Are Causing a US Migration Crisis, The Guardian

Meet the People Working to Save the Joshua Trees, The Guardian

In America, “Being Racist Is Not Against the Law”, Medium

Ilhan Omar Opens Up About Her Brutal Summer, Medium

‘The Ocean Is Boiling’: The Complete Oral History of the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill, Pacific Standard


Biden Wants to ‘Revoke’ Section 230. So Why Did the DOJ Just Defend It? Fortune

Steven Mnuchin Stepped in to Prevent Ivanka Trump’s World Bank Appointment, The Intercept

How a Tiny Literary Magazine Became a Springboard for Great Irish Writing, The New York Times

Will Automation Save American Farms? Or Destroy Them? The Daily Beast

Inside the New Faux Fish Seafood Industry, New York

‘Evacuation Fatigue’ Caused Some to Ignore Peril of Mudslides, The Washington Post

Like a WWI Battlefield’: 15 Dead as Mudslides Wipe Away Homes in Fire-Ravaged Southern California, The Washington Post

As Wildfires Continue in California, Air Quality a Significant Concern, The Washington Post

The Bible of Texas Football, The New Yorker

Whoops: The Self-Driving Tesla May Make Us Love Urban Sprawl Again, Wired


Denis Johnson’s Redemption in the Margins, Hazlitt

The American Diner at Age 143, Pacific Standard