• The Marijuana Majority

    Florida is scheduled to vote on the legalization of medical marijuana in this fall’s midterm election. Democrats see it as a chance to bring young voters to the polls in the Republican-led state. Meanwhile, ganjapreneurs count their potential profits.

    WORDS BY Katrine Dermody // ART BY Katrine Dermody

  • Hiding In Plain Site

    Misunderstood as a dark bastion for drug lords and hit men, the Deep Web comprises the majority of the Internet — a vast digital landscape of databases, social-media repositories, and personalized content where users can unearth government reports, scour academic research, and build an itinerary for their next trip abroad.

    WORDS BY Antoinette Siu // ART BY Miriam Taylor

  • Take Back the Land

    It’s not just about the food. Across the country, urban farmers reclaim abandoned property and rejuvenate communities.

    WORDS BY Cameron Young // ART BY Cameron Young

  • #TrustIssues

    How catfish culture jaded a generation about connecting online.

    WORDS BY Ashley Branch // ART BY Miriam Taylor

  • Holding Up Brooklyn

    Noy Keomeuangsong reinvents a staple of grandpa chic and makes suspenders cool for women.

    WORDS BY Adam Matula // ART BY Vekonda Luangaphay & Adam Matula

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  • Paradise Pictured

    WORDS BY Ashley Branch

    The newest trend in travel, selfie hotels, encourages everyone to snap a great vacation.

  • 5 Ways to Boost Your Traffic

    WORDS BY Mei Wang

    Daniel Schultz, a programmer-turned-journalist at MIT, and Stephen Masiclat, director of the New Media Management program at Syracuse University, offer suggestions on how you can optimize your website.

  • Coding For Change

    WORDS BY Kassie Brabaw

    The best hackathons for tackling social issues — from hunger relief to bike safety, homelessness, and musical preservation.

  • Hiding In Plain Site

    WORDS BY Antoinette Siu // ART BY Miriam Taylor

    Misunderstood as a dark bastion for drug lords and hit men, the Deep Web comprises the majority of the Internet — a vast digital landscape of databases, social-media repositories, and personalized content where users can unearth government reports, scour academic research, and build an itinerary for their next trip abroad.

  • Skills Factory

    WORDS BY Jennifer Lioy // ART BY Katrine Dermody

    From clothing design to video production, a new online learning model enlists experts to teach classes that improve marketability and encourage curiosities.

  • World Wide Wardrobe

    WORDS BY Xhevrije West // ART BY Colleen Lowery

    For members of the transgender community, clothing swaps on Tumblr help alleviate the pressure of shopping.

  • Solar Boulevard

    WORDS BY Kassie Brabaw

    Alternative-energy expert Neal Abrams talks about the viability of solar roadways.

  • Goodwill Hacking

    WORDS BY Kassie Brabaw // ART BY MEI WANG

    Not all hackers want to steal from you. The latest generation of programmers seeks solutions for social good.

  • Applify Your Life

    WORDS BY Rong Lin // ART BY Colleen Lowery

    Save money, help those in need, and get more sleep with these 10 free apps available on iOS and Android.

  • House of Cords

    WORDS BY Jenna Belmonte // ART BY Miriam Taylor & MEI WANG

    Your cellphone is not the only thing in need of an upgrade. Make your home high-tech with these five items.