THE CORRECT NUMBER of Malört shots one should consume is zero. I discovered this on a recent trip to Chicago, where I chose to get absolutely blasted on the stuffthe night before a full day of driving. I spent the entire eight-hour ride back home trying not to puke and shit my pants in the car. Though successful on both fronts, there’s a Wendy’s in southern Illinois to which I can never return.
Hangovers, with all their gastro fireworks, are easy to hate. But, reader, I’m here to say that we should revere these woozy day-ruiners for the biological wonders that they are.
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Samurai Of Yosemite
To be the first to ski down Half Dome’s most dangerous line, it helps to be a warrior—and a little bit nuts.
After a brush with death, the hottest comic in the world is finding happiness on new stages and new boardrooms. But will he ever return to the stadium?
Kumail Nanjiani – Becoming Immortal
Kumail Nanjiani broke the internet when he posted this shirtless pic of his Eternals transformation. Here’s his Marvel metamorphosis.
THE END OF CALIFORNIA?
The American Dream never gleamed any brighter than in the Golden State. But these days, that warm glow might just be a dumpster fire.
WE'RE WITH HER HEIDI GARDNER
SNL’s ‘middle child’ and Kansas City kid is a rabid Chiefs fan who lets kids watch R-rated movies. While rolling out more hot-mess characters this season, she’s sharper than ever.
DOWN WITH FEAR
The baddest new mountain biking trail in the country, Colorado’s Palisade Plunge gives you plenty of opportunities to walk and ride. Don’t be afraid.
WHAT WORKS FOR ME: WINDOWS OF OPPORTUNITY
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella functions in a daily pressure cooker of high stakes. Here’s how he finds balance amid the ever-evolving environment of big tech. as told to CHARLES THORP
GRASSROOTS RACING TAKES HOLD
After a victorious first season,Superstar Racing Experience refuels for another lap.
PORSCHE'S TOP SECRET SUPERCAR
The GT3 Touring is an absolute monster—in 911 clothing.
Hellcat's High-Power Heaven
Cashing in another of its lives, Dodge’s smash hit returns for a red-eyed victory lap.
Awe and Wonder
As a child living in central Illinois, Bruce Cascia was given a Brownie camera by his father. The simple cameras were barely more than a box with a lens and a shutter release. They held film—“Two and-quarter by two-and-a-quarter,” Cascia recalls—but there was little room for bells and whistles.
LET THERE BE LIGHT
New ballpark lighting standards will help hitters and fielders see the ball better at the lower levels
SOMETIMES IT’S EASY to get bogged down in negativity, especially coming out of 2020. We’re going through a pandemic, many of us haven’t seen our families in almost a year, and all the fun activities we used to do (horse related or not) have been rescheduled, canceled, or set aside for the time being.
Natural Rx for Covid Long-Haulers
Around 10 percent of Covid patients continue to experience symptoms long after they’ve beaten the infection. Here’s what you need to know about these lingering issues.
Region To Region
Region To Region
Taking an off-grid break during the pandemic
As the owners of Ravenous Catering located in Monitor, Valarie Gilmour and Dave Toal are usually very busy people, but in 2020 the lack of weddings and large gatherings gave them time to indulge their wanderlust.
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Long-lost Scout photos
During some overdue office rearranging, I recently unearthed a long-lost photo album that I had forgotten about.
My plan for the classic Dodge Power Wagon I don't own
My mind often springs to life and engages full throttle in the middle of the night when it should be sleeping. When this happens, my brain is like a 4x4 high-centered on a rock, engine revving, all four tires spinning, but no movement. Thank goodness for my pal the iPad. I simply fire up the rectangular electronic wonder and look at 4x4 stuff on the interwebs until sleep once again comes to call.
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