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Exxon, Shell and Chevron Eye Atlantic Coast Oil

Tim Donaghy | Posted 01.27.2016 | Green
Tim Donaghy

Sharks are circling in the Atlantic ocean, and we're not referring to the majestic wildlife found there.

Early Frost

Stanley Ely | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel
Stanley Ely

I disappointed myself in a way by cancelling a summer trip (too demanding physically), but no small compensation came this month with a getaway to Mas...

'A Brief Visual History Of Booze' Goes Way Back Into Our Pickled Past

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Taste

It's 5 o'clock somewhere, right? Some people say drinking booze is the secret to longevity. As it turns out, alcohol has had a pretty long l...

Most Scenic Drive in the World? Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Richard Bangs | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

I shoulder my pack and begin the hike upwards. Stopping at an overview I feel like I've been slipped a mild tranquilizer. I swallow a set of tears. Is it the wind, or the view? The air is the freshest I've ever breathed, a salt wash for the soul.

New York's Marine Constituencies Make Nice

Jon Forrest Dohlin | Posted 07.06.2015 | New York
Jon Forrest Dohlin

Instead of talking past each other, representatives of the commercial and recreational fishing industry, scientists, researchers, and conservationists looked for collaboration and trust.

Revelation of Special Forces Misuse Points Up the Need for A Hard Assessment of the Long Wars

William Bradley | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

It turns out that it's not only drones which are being overused in our still far too secret "long wars" around the globe. A New York Times investigation revealed over the weekend that our most famous special forces unit is being used on an amazingly ad hoc basis, with no oversight to speak of.

Why The East Coast Needs To Pay Attention To The Santa Barbara Oil Spill

Jackie Savitz | Posted 06.01.2015 | Green
Jackie Savitz

It is absurd that the last five years has seen oil extraction returning to previous levels, with rigs drilling even deeper in the Gulf than before the tragedy took place.

Live From the Marrakech Film Festival: Dec. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.07.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Here's the best thing about attending an event like the Marrakech International Film Festival: It's one of the rare opportunities that a critic has to truly walk into a screening knowing absolutely nothing about a film.

Atlantic Will Stop Publishing The Wire

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.22.2014 | Media

The Wire will no longer exist as its own website and will be integrated back into The Atlantic, company presidents James Bennet and Bob Cohn told staf...

Atlantic's President Jumps To Time Inc.

Michael Calderone | Posted 04.29.2014 | Media
Michael Calderone

Atlantic president heading to Time Inc.

Mexico City: Tales of an Aztec Emperor, a Spanish Conquistador and a Flying Serpent

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Next time you're on a jet landing at Mexico City, try to imagine what happened here five centuries ago.

Media for Sale: Coal Lobby Buys Politico, Real Clear Politics Events

David Halperin | Posted 03.20.2014 | Green
David Halperin

Last week, the political news website Real Clear Politics hosted a Washington D.C. event. Held at the gleaming Newseum, site of many such events, it was entitled, "U.S. Energy Policy: The Road Ahead," and appeared to be a genuine policy discussion. It was, in fact, an infomercial.

Why the Atlantic, Not the Pacific, May Dominate the 21st Century

Erik Brattberg | Posted 02.10.2014 | World
Erik Brattberg

2013-02-11-ctrlogoreal.png The transatlantic trade talks currently explored between the EU and the U.S. should eventually be extended to other Atlantic powers as a way to tie the region closer together economically and politically.

The Best Islands in the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 12.17.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Every year in our annual Readers' Choice Awards, we ask our fellow travelers to rate the world's best hotels, islands, airlines, and cruise lines. Just in time for getting your mind off of fall, we present the best islands in the world.

50 Years Ago in a Church In Alabama

Rev. Galen Guengerich | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Rev. Galen Guengerich

Today as always, we stand at the intersection of prologue and possibility. Our challenge in religious terms is to open ourselves to the experience of the divine -- of being connected to everything.

Secrets Of Science Reporting

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 10.26.2013 | Science
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Kendrick Calkins Alexis Madrigal has been called "the perfect modern reporter." He's written for The New York Times, Wired, and is now a senior ...

Fear, Good and Bad: Lessons From an Awful Week in Boston

David Ropeik | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
David Ropeik

Fear is not something we can turn off, something we can consciously control.

Magazine Caught In Uproar Over Scientology

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Media

The Atlantic magazine was left with egg on its face after it published, then withdrew, an advertorial from the Church of Scientology on Monday. The...

Being a Working Mother Is Hard -- That's Not News

Elizabeth English | Posted 10.31.2012 | Parents
Elizabeth English

If you are reaching for the C Suite, then you will probably not become the first grade room mother, attend every performance and game or be home every night for dinner. What being a high-achieving mother doesn't mean, however, is that your children will necessarily suffer emotionally

Have It All? Why We're Asking the Wrong Question

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 08.22.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

This idea of having it all, the mantra so many of us assumed was our birthright, has led to a world of grief.

Why The Atlantic No Longer Cares About SEO | 1 Day Ago by | Posted 07.10.2012 | Media

The number of online news consumers has grown consistently over the past half-decade, yet not every publication has gotten the same lift as The Atlant...

WATCH: Ferocious Fish's Secret Weapon Revealed

| Jane J. Lee | Posted 02.27.2012 | Science

Since their introduction to the Atlantic Ocean in the 1980s, Pacific red lionfish (Pterois volitans) have gobbled up native Caribbean and western Atla...

Jason Cherkis

Santorum's Yearbook Shows Liberal Facial Hair | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is fast becoming known not just for his conservative stances, but also for his conservative style. His s...

New Atlantic Storm Could Become Hurricane Katia

AP | Posted 10.29.2011 | Green

MIAMI — A tropical depression far out in the Atlantic is forecast to become a hurricane this week, but it's too early to know if it'll strike th...

"The French Connection"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Excusez-moi, s'il vous plait. I should say I'll always have Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, where I recently spent eight minutes (huit minutes) sprinting from one airplane (l'avion) to another.