POST 50
05/21/2013 08:48 am ET

Seeing The (Northern) Light: A Temporary Arctic Retirement

Alamy

By all the laws of anything, Winston Chen should not have quit his well-paying, midcareer job at a software company at age 40. But one day he was watching a TED Talk, one of those popular online video presentations, delivered by a New York designer.

Read more on NPR

CONVERSATIONS