Joshua Foer

In addition to being the co-founder of the Atlas Obscura, Joshua Foer is the author of Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, which grew out of a story he wrote for Slate.

World Of Wonders
Feb. 25 2011 11:04 AMThe Island PeopleThe seventh hidden wonder of South America.
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Feb. 17 2011 3:50 PMOn the Trail of a 40-Foot Anaconda The fifth hidden wonder of South America.
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Feb. 8 2011 6:54 AMAn Everlasting Lightning StormThe third hidden wonder of South America.
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Feb. 1 2011 1:33 PMThe World's Most Beautiful RiverThe first hidden wonder of South America.
June 6 2005 7:24 AMDon't Stand By MeSurviving a lightning strike.
March 16 2005 12:57 PMForget Me NotHow to win the U.S. memory championship.
Today's Papers
July 18 2004 6:15 AMPay Checked
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July 26 2003 6:32 AMLiberia Bound
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May 25 2003 6:12 AMAn Iran Plan
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Jan. 17 2003 12:10 PMWhat's new in Economist , etc.
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Jan. 5 2003 7:21 AMImproper Deportment
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Dec. 27 2002 11:24 AMWhat's new in Prospect, etc.
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Dec. 13 2002 12:06 PMWhat's new in the Economist, etc.
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Nov. 27 2002 12:21 PMWhat's new in the NYT Mag, etc.
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Nov. 15 2002 12:42 PMWhat's new in Wired, etc.
World Of Wonders
Feb. 22 2011 3:49 PMThe Last Incan Grass BridgeThe sixth hidden wonder of South America.
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Feb. 14 2011 3:53 PMA Secret WaterfallThe fourth hidden wonder of South America.
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Feb. 3 2011 7:08 AMA Death-Defying CommuteThe second hidden wonder of South America.
April 27 2006 6:47 PMKaavya SyndromeThe accused Harvard plagiarist doesn't have a photographic memory. No one does.
Medical Examiner
May 10 2005 7:26 AMThe Adderall MeMy romance with ADHD meds.
Today's Papers
July 23 2004 6:24 AMCommission: Failure
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Aug. 9 2003 6:56 AMCalifornia Scheming
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June 8 2003 6:43 AMBench Clearing Brawl
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Jan. 24 2003 11:51 AMWhat's new in PC Gamer, etc.
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Jan. 10 2003 1:12 PMWhat's new in the Economist, etc.
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Jan. 6 2003 1:19 PMWhat's new in Foreign Policy, etc.
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Dec. 20 2002 12:10 PMWhat's new in the Economist.
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Dec. 6 2002 4:28 PMWhat's new in Esquire, etc.
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Nov. 22 2002 11:52 AMWhat's new in Vanity Fair, etc.
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Nov. 8 2002 12:41 PMWhat's new in the Economist, etc.



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
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Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
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Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
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Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.