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  • Earthworms: the squishy, squirmy heralds of spring

    That musky, earthy scent of worms after a spring rain is a sure sign that flowers and warmth are on their way.
    04/07/2008 01:00 am

  • The wild ride of an author-turned-hobo

    Why did William Vollmann crisscross the US hidden on freight trains? For the sheer fun of writing about it.
    01/25/2008 12:00 am

  • The wild ride of an author-turned-hobo

    Why did William Vollmann crisscross the US hidden on freight trains? For the sheer fun of writing about it.
    01/22/2008 12:00 am

  • Remembering the 'war' years

    Steve Martin's new memoir, 'Born Standing Up,' is a thorough analysis of the thought processes that helped the Texas-born comic take his banjo and his balloon animals, and turn them into the biggest draw of the 1970s.
    01/18/2008 12:00 am

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Endeavor Global, cofounded by Linda Rottenberg (here at the nonprofit’s headquarters in New York), helps entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

Linda Rottenberg helps people pursue dreams – and create thousands of jobs

She's chief executive of Endeavor Global, a nonprofit group that gives a leg up to budding entrepreneurs.

 
 
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