WHEN TEN-YEAR-OLD REESE Osterberg lost her Fresno County, California, home to one of the largest wildfires in state history early last fall, she had a very pressing concern: Did anyone grab her baseball cards?
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As the lost hiker grew desperate, a stranger with an unusual pastime was trying to rescue him
I Am Broccoli … Let's Meet in the Middle
THE FOOD ON YOUR PLATE
Braving the Waters
A helicopter pilot responds to a once-in-a-lifetime flood with a once-in-a-lifetime rescue
13 THINGS Boredom-Busting Facts About Board Games
1 WE HAVE been playing board games—in some cases, the same board games—for millennia. Chess, checkers, backgammon, and Go all have origins in the ancient world. King Tut was buried with multiple sets of an Egyptian game called senet. Ajax and Achilles still appear hunched over a board in the midst of play on hundreds of pieces of Greek pottery. And the Ashanti people of Ghana are believed to have created a board game called wari, which you may know as mancala.
My Most Unforgettable Road Trip
There’s lots to remember while driving cross-country: Buckle up, use your blinker, check your mirrors. But the No. 1 rule of the road? As our readers will tell you, have some fun along the way!
How I Learned to Make Friends Again
It used to be so easy. Then life got in the way.
Delete Your Internet Footprint
With spies lurking everywhere, how can you keep yourself safe? Here are 25 smart steps, from the editor of HowtoGeek.com.
Dirt Can't Hide
How a stealth team of chemists discovered a mix of molecules that changed laundry forever
The Tractor War
If you buy a machine—be it a smartphone or a combine—you should be able to fix it, right? Big Tech says no. Ordinary Joes say yes. Witness the biggest battle in the right-to repair movement, being fought on farms across America.
The New Truth About Cholesterol
The latest research and information will help you keep your levels in check
As tough as they come
Whether hitting or pitching, Jackson Jobe does things on the field that few have seen
Vanderbilt’s dynamic duo of Kumar Rocker and Jack Leiter are the first teammates to win our College Player and Freshman of the Year awards in the same season
FINAL PIECE OF THE PUZZLE
Chris Lemonis earned a reputation as a recruiter, but after winning a national title at Mississippi State, he will be remembered as a champion
DO COVID TITLES COUNT?
If a team wins Game 7 and no one is around to cheer and high five, is it still the champ?
REESE WITHERSPOON SELLS HELLO SUNSHINE, JOINS NEW COMPANY
It’s a perfect day for Reese Witherspoon as the actress and producer is selling the media company she founded to a newly formed company backed by private equity firm Blackstone Group.
MARIAHVS.J.LO: THE NEXT ROUND!
A PAIR OF DIVAS!
Covid Means There's Even Less Joy in Mudville
Capacity constraints and distancing rules bring big headaches for season ticket holders
HIGH SCHOOL- THE TALE OF TWO TOOL SETS
Jackson Jobe realized his true upside is on the mound
RESOLVE WILL BE TESTED
Teams will face new challenges entertaining fans, but they should emerge stronger for it