Doers

Are You Eating What You Think You’re Eating?

Steve Palumbi’s molecular forensics exposes the seedy side of seafood.

Jan. 28 2013 4:45 AMDon’t Have Health Insurance? Start Your Own Insurance Company!How Sara Horowitz created affordable health care benefits for freelancers.
Jan. 25 2013 5:43 AMThe Giant Squid StalkerEdith Widder uses light to communicate with mysterious animals in the deep sea.
Jan. 23 2013 12:47 PMHow I Finished Barack Obama’s BiographyDavid Maraniss on the final 40-day push to meet a deadline.
Jan. 22 2013 2:34 PMThe Blind HikerHow one man used technology to conquer the 2,000-mile Appalachian Trail.
Jan. 18 2013 2:33 PMHow To Write a Muffin RecipeDeb Perelman—the wildly popular blogger and author of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook­—talks process.
Jan. 16 2013 11:45 AMHow To Make a Justin Bieber SongProducer Ariel Rechtshaid explains every holler and handclap in “Thought of You.”
Jan. 7 2013 5:45 AMThe Best Bike-Sharing Program in the United StatesHow D.C., of all places, made it happen.
Nov. 13 2012 4:00 AMHow To Make a Truly Spectacular Cup of CoffeeThe best barista in the U.S. reveals her secrets.
Nov. 6 2012 9:00 AMThe Man Who Saved TennisFrom bad line calls, that is.
Jan. 25 2013 1:48 PMThe Grape WhispererHow Prudy Foxx helps clients make great wines.
Jan. 24 2013 5:42 AMHow To Make Dinner Like Theater (but Not Dinner Theater)A restaurant in Chicago puts on a different show every four months.
Jan. 23 2013 10:20 AMThe OptimizerHow Google’s Jeff Dean became the Chuck Norris of the Internet.
Jan. 21 2013 9:15 AMRob Liefeld’s Sharper ImageAn oft-mocked comics artist gives away his characters—and creates something great.
Jan. 17 2013 3:54 PMLutzes, Axels, and Toe Loops, Oh My!How elite figure skater Brianna Laxson spins, jumps, and somehow lands on her feet.
Jan. 9 2013 12:46 PMCan This Man Save Pinball?An arcade entrepreneur has a plan to resuscitate the dying pastime—with a little help from the Wizard of Oz.
Nov. 14 2012 4:00 AMHow Jimmy Fallon Gets Such Great Musical GuestsThe man who revitalized the sound of late night.
Nov. 7 2012 11:57 PMThe Puffin CharmerBy thinking like a social bird, Stephen Kress brought puffins back to the United States.
Oct. 29 2012 3:45 AMMaster of the KnuckleballHow Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey saved his career by conquering the most elusive skill in sports.