Photograph by Lucinana Calvin/Courtesy of the Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race
Watch human-powered machines prevail—or not—in Lowell.
Image gift of Laurence K. Marshall and Lorna J. Marshall ©President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. PM# 2001.29.641
Family snapshots of living off the land, in the Kalahari
Photograph by Coral von Zumwalt
Gerald López’s radical theory—and practice
Illustration by Phil Foster
Jill Lepore excavates the history of America, down to its bedrock values.
Photograph courtesy of the Houghton Library
Brief life of William Morris Davis, pioneering geomorphologist
Fresh efforts to understand the writer’s history and craft
The worrisome distribution of the fruits of American economic growth
Courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection
Maps can be applied to straightforward ends; they can also be fanciful, surprising, or plain weird.