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The Fight Over Fracking in Colorado's North Fork Valley

Over the last 20 years, the North Fork Valley has emerged as a model for the New West: artisanal farms, sustainable wineries, backcountry sports. Then fracking came to town.

How Spam Survived ‘Spam’

Despite its association with something everyone hates, Hormel’s lunchmeat has not only survived, it’s thrived.

Guns N’ Capital

After partying himself half to death in one of hard rock’s most successful—and excessive—acts, Duff McKagan got sober, then got his M.B.A.

The Disaster Response Industry’s Salesmen of the Apocalypse

In the wake of Fukushima, Sandy, and Nemo—not to mention North Korean nuclear tests—disaster is a growth business.

The Cult of Evernote

The personal organization app has created a class of foaming zealots. Can they convert the rest of us?

Dan McLaughlin’s 10,000-Hour Plan

… become a pro golfer.

Shaquille O’Neal’s All-Star Twitter Coach

The big man goes 140 characters at a time.

The Rise of the Corporate Chaplain

A growing number of company clergy are counseling American workers, one desk at a time.

Joel Stein Has Four Accountants

Adventures in tax preparation.

Jay Heinrichs’s Powers of Persuasion

One of the world’s leading students of Aristotelian rhetoric helps companies persuade their consumer’s what’s right.

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What Really Goes on at Conventions in Vegas?

People act differently at a convention than they do at home. Way different.

Is Indonesia Built to Last?

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono presides over one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, but corruption threatens Indonesia’s chance at catching its neighbors.

Keystone XL: Pipe Dreams

TransCanada’s pipeline is a solution to the U.S. energy crunch. So why is it one of the most hotly contested projects in decades? And is it even good business?

Rock ’N’ Roll Will Never Die (But It Might Clear-Cut Madagascar)

Is Gibson Guitar ruthlessly exploiting rain forests, or is the legendary Nashville company a victim of gun-toting regulators gone mad?

From Pakistan to Afghanistan, U.S. Finds Convoy of Chaos

The route from Karachi to Kabul was the best way to get supplies to U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and the main artery for a Pashtun trucking empire—until Pakistan shut it down.

The End of Borders and the Future of Books

An inside look at the real reasons for the once-beloved chain’s demise.

Italian Jobs, Chinese Illegals

An influx of Chinese immigrants is transforming Italy’s economy and sparking a cultural backlash. Is this Europe’s future?

The Mississippi River Flood and the Katrina Risk

New Orleans and Baton Rouge are one breached levee away from Katrina-like devastation. Can the Army Corps of Engineers save them?

March Payday Madness

No one makes more money from the annual NCAA tournament than big-time college basketball coaches. Are they worth their astronomical paychecks?

The Megabus Effect

After decades of decline, the bus is the U.S.’s fastest-growing way to travel, led by curbside service from Megabus, BoltBus, and others.